HTML5 Games: Creating Fun with HTML5, CSS3 and WebGL

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HTML5 Gamesshows you how to combine HTML5, CSS3 and JavaScript to make games for the web and mobiles - games that were previously only possible with plugin technologies like Flash. Using the latest open web technologies, you are guided through the process of creating a game from scratch using Canvas, HTML5 Audio, WebGL and WebSockets.

Inside, Jacob Seidelin shows you how features available in HTML5 can be used to create games. First, you will build a framework on which you will ...

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Overview

HTML5 Gamesshows you how to combine HTML5, CSS3 and JavaScript to make games for the web and mobiles - games that were previously only possible with plugin technologies like Flash. Using the latest open web technologies, you are guided through the process of creating a game from scratch using Canvas, HTML5 Audio, WebGL and WebSockets.

Inside, Jacob Seidelin shows you how features available in HTML5 can be used to create games. First, you will build a framework on which you will create your HTML5 game. Then each chapter covers a new aspect of the game including user input, sound, multiplayer functionality, 2D and 3D graphics and more. By the end of the book, you will have created a fully functional game that can be played in any compatible browser, or on any mobile device that supports HTML5.

Topics include:

  • Dealing with backwards compatibility
  • Generating level data
  • Making iOS and Android web apps
  • Taking your game offline
  • Using Web Workers
  • Persistent Game Data
  • Drawing with Canvas
  • Capturing player input
  • Creating 3D graphics with WebGL
  • Textures and lighting
  • Sound with HTML5 Audio

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781118855386
  • Publisher: Wiley
  • Publication date: 3/10/2014
  • Edition number: 2
  • Pages: 456
  • Sales rank: 597,556
  • Product dimensions: 7.40 (w) x 9.20 (h) x 1.00 (d)

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