Building JavaScript Games

for Phones, Tablets, and Desktop



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Price$35.99 - $49.99
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AuthorArjan Egges
PublisherApress
Published2014
Pages444
LanguageEnglish
FormatPaper book / ebook (PDF)
ISBN-101430265388
ISBN-139781430265382
EBook Hardcover Paperback

Building JavaScript Games teaches game programming through a series of engaging, arcade-style games that quickly expand your JavaScript and HTML5 skills. JavaScript is in the top ten most-used programming languages world wide, and is the basis for applications that can run in any modern browser, on any device from smart phone to tablet to PC. Especial emphasis is given to touch-based interface, but all games also run using a regular mouse and keyboard setup.

The approach in Building JavaScript Games follows the basic structure of a game rather than the syntax of a language. From almost the very first chapter you are building games to run on your phone or other device and show to your friends. Successive projects teach about handling player input, manipulating game objects, designing game worlds, managing levels, and realism through physics. All told, you'll develop four well-designed games, making Building JavaScript Games one of the most enjoyable ways there is to learn about programming browser-based games.


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