Html5 Game Development Insights

Html5 Game Development Insights

By: Bruno Garcia (author), Freeman Freeman (author), Jon Howard (author), Andrzej Mazur (author), Brandon Jones (author), Smith Smith (author), Colt McAnlis (author), Ian Ballantyne (author), Sean Bennett (author), Peter Lubbers (author)Paperback

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HTML5 Game Development Insights is a from-the-trenches collection of tips, tricks, hacks, and advice straight from professional HTML5 game developers. The 24 chapters here include unique, cutting edge, and essential techniques for creating and optimizing modern HTML5 games. You will learn things such as using the Gamepad API, real-time networking, getting 60fps full screen HTML5 games on mobile, using languages such as Dart and TypeScript, and tips for streamlining and automating your workflow. Game development is a complex topic, but you don't need to reinvent the wheel. HTML5 Game Development Insights will teach you how the pros do it. The book is comprised of six main sections: Performance; Game Media: Sound and Rendering; Networking, Load Times, and Assets; Mobile Techniques and Advice; Cross-Language JavaScript; Tools and Useful Libraries. Within each of these sections, you will find tips that will help you work faster and more efficiently and achieve better results. Presented as a series of short chapters from various professionals in the HTML5 gaming industry, all of the source code for each article is included and can be used by advanced programmers immediately. What you'll learn *"From The Trenches" tips, hacks, and advice on HTML5 game development * Best practices for building Mobile HTML5 games * Actionable advice and code for both professional and novicesWho this book is for HTML5 Game Development Insights is for the game developer looking to improve their development process at all stages of the game development pipeline; The nuggets of awesome in this book are applicable both to the hobbyist, trying to track down a performance bug in rendering, and the professional, who is looking to speed up loading time by re-packing their artist-generated images. With this book, it's like looking over the shoulder of the top HTML5 game developers!

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About Author

Colt McAnlis is a Developer Advocate at Google focusing on Games and Performance; Before that, he was a systems & graphics programmer in the games industry working at Blizzard, Microsoft (Ensemble), and Petroglyph. He's a UDACITY course professor for HTML5 games, and also spent 4 years as an Adjunct Professor at SMU Guildhall's school for game development. When he's not working with developers, Colt spends his time preparing for an invasion of giant ants from outer space.

Product Details

  • publication date: 14/04/2014
  • ISBN13: 9781430266976
  • Format: Paperback
  • Number Of Pages: 502
  • ID: 9781430266976
  • weight: 891
  • ISBN10: 143026697X

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