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The Web Game Developer's Cookbook : Using JavaScript and HTML5 to Develop Games
by Evan Burchard


Overview - The 50 billion dollar video game industry started with small teams of hackers. Even as large studios have come to dominate the market, there is a renaissance brewing of small, independent teams working on games. Distribution platforms supporting these efforts have sprung up by the dozens, but nowhere is this revolution more pronounced than in the humble and often overlooked web browser arena.  Read more...

 
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Overview
The 50 billion dollar video game industry started with small teams of hackers. Even as large studios have come to dominate the market, there is a renaissance brewing of small, independent teams working on games. Distribution platforms supporting these efforts have sprung up by the dozens, but nowhere is this revolution more pronounced than in the humble and often overlooked web browser arena. Backed by advancements in browser technology, hundreds of free game engines are available that allow even a solo game designer to create games that are memorable, personal, fun, and potentially lucrative. Whether you are interested in games, web technologies, or just getting started with programming, this book can be your first step to accessing this new and wonderful world of web game creation.This book covers:
    -How to create games quickly in 10 different top game genres, including: RPGs, FPSs, and platformers -jQuery for games -HTML5, CSS3, and new JavaScript APIs -Canvas and DOM based rendering -Hacking impress.js for interactive storytelling -Real time, networked gaming with node.js and socket.io -Basic through intermediate JavaScript

 
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  • ISBN-13: 9780321898388
  • ISBN-10: 0321898389
  • Publisher: Addison-Wesley Professional
  • Publish Date: March 2013
  • Page Count: 351
  • Dimensions: 9.1 x 6.9 x 0.9 inches
  • Shipping Weight: 1.5 pounds


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