Professional HTML5 Mobile Game Development
By Pascal Rettig
Publisher: Wiley / Wrox
Final Release Date: August 2012
Pages: 552

Dive into a world of mobile gaming possibilities withHTML5

Eager to break into the sizzling world of mobile gaming? Thenthis is the book for you. Aimed at developers interested increating games for all mobile and touch-screen devices, thisinvaluable resource builds on your existing knowledge of HTML5 andJavaScript in order to take you through the steps of buildingsingle- and multiple-player mobile games using HTML5. Topicsinclude standard patterns for building games in HTML5, whichmethods to choose for building (CSS3, SVG, or Canvas), popular gameengines and frameworks, and much more. Best of all, code for sixbasic games is provided, so you can modify, further develop, and,ultimately, make it your own.

Professional HTML5 Mobile Game Development:

  • Clarifies when to use each of the three primary methods forbuilding an HTML game: CSS3, SVG, or Canvas
  • Reviews the standard patterns for building real-timemultiplayer games in HTML5
  • Addresses JavaScript® game development basics
  • Walks you through creating a 2-D platformer and buildingnontraditional multiplayer interfaces
  • Reveals a variety of mobile enhancements such as geolocation,device orientation, accelerations, and sound
  • Offers suggestions for packing up an HTML5 game to get it tothe app store

Wrox Professional guides are planned and written byworking programmers to meet the real-world needs of programmers,developers, and IT professionals. Focused and relevant, theyaddress the issues technology professionals face every day. Theyprovide examples, practical solutions, and expert education in newtechnologies, all designed to help programmers do a better job.

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