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HTML5 Game Development

HTML5 Game Development


Simpliv LLC

Summary

Price
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£80.72 inc VAT (was £385.85)
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Offer ends 31 December 2020
Study method
Online, self-paced
Duration
2 hours
Access to content
Lifetime access
Qualification
No formal qualification
Additional info
  • Tutor is available to students
  • Certificate of completion available and is included in the price

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Overview

What will you learn
Create interactive games with gravity and collisions
Modularize game components and create easily maintainable code
Convert and embed custom fonts into your game and web pages
Develop sprite and sprite sheet animations
Preload graphic files and optimize your startup performance
Control scene transitions such as main menu and game over scenes
Understand core concepts that can be applied to developing other rich media and interfaces for your websites
Test and optimize your game's performance

Course Curriculum

Planning Your First Game

Creating the Core Game Logic

Adding Graphics to Your Game

Planning Your Second Game

Game Objects and Collisions

Character Movement and Input Handling

Adding Graphics and Animations

Polishing Your Final Game

Description

Description
Build two HTML5 games in two hours with these fast-paced beginner-friendly videos

HTML5 (as a platform) is a collection of technologies, such as JavaScript and CSS3, that allows the delivery of new and exciting multimedia using the native features of new and more capable web browsers. It allows game developers to create fun, exciting, and immersive games, as well as other interactive content that can enhance your web portals.

HTML5 Game Development will teach you all that you need to know to get started with creating your first game in HTML5 so you can start building captivating games from scratch.

This course is packed with step-by-step instructions to help you build modular code, optimize your game for deployment, and easily modify and reuse game logic to extend your game.

With this course, you’ll build two incrementally complex 2D games that run on both desktop and mobile browsers. This course will explain game programming best practices, complete with simplified game logic, physics and collision handling, as well as custom graphics and fonts.

Your first exercise is a simple counting game that lays the foundations for creating clean, customizable, and modular code. We’ll then move on to building a “rush” game with moving backgrounds, basic physics, and dynamic scoreboards.

We’ll cover essentials such as handling mobile touch events, controlling scene transitions, custom fonts and graphics, optimizing your game's load time, a loading progress bar, collision detection, keeping score, and creating a deployable game.

HTML5 Game Development will be your guide as you create two complete games that are compatible with multiple desktop and mobile web browsers.

About the Author

Makzan focuses on the fields of web development and game design. He has over 14 years of experience in building digital products. He has worked on real-time multiplayer interaction games, iOS applications, and rich interactive websites.

He has written three books, on building a Flash virtual world, and creating games with HTML5 and the latest web standards and developed a video course as well. He currently teaches courses in Hong Kong and Macao SAR. He writes tutorials and shares his know-how.

Who is this course for?

Who this course is for:
Motivated people with basic JavaScript and web development knowledge

Requirements

Basic knowledge
Some basic knowledge of HTML, JavaScript, and CSS would be useful

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