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HTML5 Game Development Insights

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Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-xxvi
  2. Colt McAnlis, Petter Lubbers, Brandon Jones, Duncan Tebbs, Andrzej Manzur, Sean Bennett et al.
    Pages 1-13
  3. Colt McAnlis, Petter Lubbers, Brandon Jones, Duncan Tebbs, Andrzej Manzur, Sean Bennett et al.
    Pages 15-41
  4. Colt McAnlis, Petter Lubbers, Brandon Jones, Duncan Tebbs, Andrzej Manzur, Sean Bennett et al.
    Pages 43-57
  5. Colt McAnlis, Petter Lubbers, Brandon Jones, Duncan Tebbs, Andrzej Manzur, Sean Bennett et al.
    Pages 59-68
  6. Colt McAnlis, Petter Lubbers, Brandon Jones, Duncan Tebbs, Andrzej Manzur, Sean Bennett et al.
    Pages 69-86
  7. Colt McAnlis, Petter Lubbers, Brandon Jones, Duncan Tebbs, Andrzej Manzur, Sean Bennett et al.
    Pages 87-97
  8. Colt McAnlis, Petter Lubbers, Brandon Jones, Duncan Tebbs, Andrzej Manzur, Sean Bennett et al.
    Pages 99-103
  9. Colt McAnlis, Petter Lubbers, Brandon Jones, Duncan Tebbs, Andrzej Manzur, Sean Bennett et al.
    Pages 105-145
  10. Colt McAnlis, Petter Lubbers, Brandon Jones, Duncan Tebbs, Andrzej Manzur, Sean Bennett et al.
    Pages 147-162
  11. Colt McAnlis, Petter Lubbers, Brandon Jones, Duncan Tebbs, Andrzej Manzur, Sean Bennett et al.
    Pages 163-175
  12. Colt McAnlis, Petter Lubbers, Brandon Jones, Duncan Tebbs, Andrzej Manzur, Sean Bennett et al.
    Pages 177-194
  13. Colt McAnlis, Petter Lubbers, Brandon Jones, Duncan Tebbs, Andrzej Manzur, Sean Bennett et al.
    Pages 195-29
  14. Colt McAnlis, Petter Lubbers, Brandon Jones, Duncan Tebbs, Andrzej Manzur, Sean Bennett et al.
    Pages 211-220
  15. Colt McAnlis, Petter Lubbers, Brandon Jones, Duncan Tebbs, Andrzej Manzur, Sean Bennett et al.
    Pages 221-230
  16. Colt McAnlis, Petter Lubbers, Brandon Jones, Duncan Tebbs, Andrzej Manzur, Sean Bennett et al.
    Pages 231-244
  17. Colt McAnlis, Petter Lubbers, Brandon Jones, Duncan Tebbs, Andrzej Manzur, Sean Bennett et al.
    Pages 245-261
  18. Colt McAnlis, Petter Lubbers, Brandon Jones, Duncan Tebbs, Andrzej Manzur, Sean Bennett et al.
    Pages 263-282
  19. Colt McAnlis, Petter Lubbers, Brandon Jones, Duncan Tebbs, Andrzej Manzur, Sean Bennett et al.
    Pages 283-298
  20. Colt McAnlis, Petter Lubbers, Brandon Jones, Duncan Tebbs, Andrzej Manzur, Sean Bennett et al.
    Pages 299-324

About this book

Introduction

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.

About the authors

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.

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