HTML5 Games


Discover new opportunities for building 2D and 3D games with HTML5The newest iteration of HTML, HTML5 can be used with JavaScript, CSS3, and WebGL to create beautiful, unique, engaging games that can be played on the web or mobile devices like the iPad or Android phones. Gone are the days where games were only possible with plugin technologies such as Flash and this cutting-edge book shows you how to utilize the latest open web technologies to create a game from scratch using Canvas, HTML5 Audio, WebGL, and WebSockets. You’ll discover how to build a framework on which you will create your HTML5 game. Then each successive chapter covers a new aspect of the game, including user input, sound, multiplayer functionality, 2D and 3D graphics, and more.

  • Aims directly at a new way to develop games for the web through the use of HTML5
  • Demonstrates how to make iOS and Android web apps
  • Explains how to capture player input; create 3D graphics; and incorporate textures, lighting, and sound
  • Guides you through the process of creating a game from scratch using Canvas, HTML5 Audio, WebGL, and WebSockets

By the end of this invaluable 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.

Table of Contents
Chapter 1. Gaming on the Web
Chapter 2. Taking the First Steps
Chapter 3. Going Mobile
Chapter 4. Building the Game
Chapter 5. Delegating Tasks to Web Workers
Chapter 6. Creating Graphics with Canvas
Chapter 7. Creating the Game Display
Chapter 8. Interacting with the Game
Chapter 9. Animating Game Graphics
Chapter 10. Creating Audio for Games
Chapter 11. Creating 3D Graphics with WebGL
Chapter 12. Local Storage and Caching
Chapter 13. Going Online with WebSockets
Chapter 14. Resources

Book Details

  • Paperback: 456 pages
  • Publisher: Wiley (January 2012)
  • Language: English
  • ISBN-10: 1119975085
  • ISBN-13: 978-1119975083
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