HTML5 Games: Novice to Ninja (SitePoint)
HTML5 Games: Novice to Ninja (SitePoint)
Wednesday, 04 April 2018

This book teaches how to create video games from scratch. Author Earle Castledine shows how to write games that run cross-platform, in web browsers, and on phones, including dynamic sound and music, and impressive visual effects. The aim is equally importantly to show how to think about making games. You'll learn to analyze and dissect games; to understand what it is that makes great games great so that by the end of the journey you'll have all the knowledge and tools needed to produce engaging, polished products that people will love to play.

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Author: Earle Castledine
Publisher: SitePoint
Date: Feb 2018
Pages: 462
ISBN: 978-0994182616
Print: 0994182619
Kindle: B079V4BNFB
Audience: would-be games developers
Level: Intermediate
Category: Graphics & Games

 

 

  • Learn the basics: game loops and input
  • Draw graphics on the screen using Canvas
  • Add amazing sound effects and music using the Web Audio API
  • Develop several fun games: a platformer, a shoot ˜em up, a dungeon crawler, and a physics-based game
  • Create your own JavaScript game library
  • Jazz up your game up with "juice": screen shakes, particle effects, and more

 

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Publisher: No Starch Press
Date: March 30, 2015
Pages: 224
ISBN: 9781593275754
Print: 1593275757
Kindle: B00V3WS8EY
Audience: JavaScript programmers
Rating: 4
Reviewer: Mike James 

 

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Pages: 704
ISBN: 978-1449340131
Print: 144934013X
Kindle: B00J9TMSDU
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