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Cross Over to HTML5 Game Development

Use Your Programming Experience to Create Mobile Games

Authors: Chishti, Zarrar

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  • Follow through a cook book format to learn the language of HTML5 quickly
  • Skip the fundamentals of basic coding to dive right into developing games in HTML5
  • Work through projects to learn by example
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About this book

Break into the most lucrative platform in the world by adding HTML5 game development to your current skillset. Zarrar Chishti has trained developers from a wide range of programming disciplines to cross over into HTML5 game development.  Whatever your vocation, whether it be an Application Databases Systems developer or a Professional Web developer, with this book you will learn to evolve your current coding skills to become eligible for the biggest gaming platform in the world. From the first chapter you will see encouraging results immediately as you power through a challenging and fun project that has been uniquely designed and developed for this book.

With the relentless backing of the giants of the industry including Apple and Google, HTML5 is rapidly becoming the leading technology for game development. Furthermore nearly every mobile device, tablet and PC system offer full support to the latest games developed in HTML5. 
Never before has there been such a widely accepted platform by literally every manufacturer and operating system. This in turn has convinced marketing departments to move away from traditional platforms, such as dedicated mobile apps, for the more widely accepted HTML5 format. There has never been a better time for a seasoned IT programmer to crossover and capitalize in this lucrative market with their much sought after talents and experience. Take the skills you already have and expand your career into HTML5 development with this book.

What You'll Learn

  • Quickly identify the core similarities and differences between HTML5 and other coding standards
  • Follow a large scale game development project to experience the full lifecycle of an HTML5 game development project
  • Download graphics and media to use in sample projects throughout the book

Who This Book Is For
Professional developers working in application and database development. These seasoned coders, having secured a wealth of knowledge, can transfer that expertise to the growing HTML5 game development market. This book will instantly appeal to this audience as it will not attempt to teach the basics of programming; instead it will simply point out the differences in how to develop with HTML5.

About the authors

Zarrar Chishti is a software and games development consultant with over 500 games developed for companies around the world. He is sought after to advise on the development of viral games for major marketing campaigns. His consultancy and development firm serve prestigious companies such as Turner Media, British Airways, and Channel 4.  His work can involve him in liaising with marketing directors for new launches and project managing teams of game developers and designers for large scale development projects. He is also involved in organizing and running game development courses and events. During the last five years Zarrar has also helped train developers to crossover and become software game developers. Most of the trainees go on to either work for Zarrar or gain programming jobs in the ever expanding game development community of Scotland. 

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Buy this book

eBook $19.99
price for USA (gross)
  • ISBN 978-1-4842-3291-0
  • Digitally watermarked, DRM-free
  • Included format: EPUB, PDF
  • ebooks can be used on all reading devices
  • Immediate eBook download after purchase
Softcover $29.99
price for USA
  • ISBN 978-1-4842-3290-3
  • Free shipping for individuals worldwide
  • Usually dispatched within 3 to 5 business days.

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Bibliographic Information

Bibliographic Information
Book Title
Cross Over to HTML5 Game Development
Book Subtitle
Use Your Programming Experience to Create Mobile Games
Authors
Copyright
2017
Publisher
Apress
Copyright Holder
Zarrar Chishti
eBook ISBN
978-1-4842-3291-0
DOI
10.1007/978-1-4842-3291-0
Softcover ISBN
978-1-4842-3290-3
Edition Number
1
Number of Pages
XVI, 249
Number of Illustrations
5 b/w illustrations, 83 illustrations in colour
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