Learn to create robust and engaging cross-platform HTML5 games using Cocos2D-JS
Without any dreary theory, which often more » discourages technical book readers, each chapter will guide you through the creation of different games, each packed with new and exciting features.
You will begin by learning the basics of a cross-platform game. You'll also learn to animate, rotate, scroll, and tween sprites. You will learn to make your game more enticing by adding your own special touch using features such as music, sound effects, and physics. You'll also learn to protect, sitelock, export, and publish the games you have created. By the end of the book, you'll have created a complete cross-platform game right from scratch, featuring leader boards and third-party adverts, complete with the final polish every game should require. « less
Beginning HTML5 Games with CreateJS provides a hands-on approach to get you up and running with the most comprehensive tools available for HTML5 Canvas game development. Whether you are brand new to making games or an experienced game developer, you'll learn to fully utilize the CreateJS suite to bring more » your new or existing game techniques to desktop and mobile devices.
This book covers everything from creating graphics in HTML5 Canvas to capturing user input (whether from keyboard, mouse, or touch) to using a state machine for efficient game control. There are practical (and fun) examples throughout the book, with four full game projects, including a mobile RPG. The book also covers optimizing your games for mobile and publishing them to app stores. « less
Fundamentals of Web Development covers the broad range of topics required for modern web development (both client- and server-side) and is appropriate for students who have taken a CS1 course sequence.
Robust Web Architecture with Node, HTML5, and Modern JS Libraries
Learn effective administration of responsive media within your website or CMS system using practical techniques
Rapid growth in the use of mobile devices to access the Internet has forced designers to adapt to creating content that is easily viewable on a wide range of different devices. The key is to make images and videos responsive to the platform used, enabling them to be resized automatically when displayed more » on mobile devices or desktops.
This book is a fast-paced, hands-on guide that shows you how to apply some simple techniques to add images and video content to your site, which may be a simple, one-page portfolio, or a complex content management system. The book starts with showing you how to display images. You will learn about browser support and different platforms, and alternatives for high- and low-resolution images. Moving on, the book covers techniques to add responsive video content. You will get to know about adding images and videos and test the media using online sites and tools. The book also explains the use of plugins and responsive frameworks. « less
5 books in 1
If you want just one complete reference on web design, this book is it. The newest edition of this essential guide features 650+ pages on the latest tools and new web design standards, such as HTML5, CSS 3, and other core technologies and page-building strategies. Five minibooks provide deep coverage: more » essential pre-design considerations, how to establish the look of your site, building a site, how to test your site, and taking your site public. Design professional and author Sue Jenkins understands what designers need and gives you the answers. « less
A user-friendly reference guide
Whether you're building web pages, mobile apps, or desktop apps, you need to learn HTML5 and CSS3. So why wait? Hello! HTML5 & CSS3 is a smart, snappy, and fun way to get started now.
In this example-rich guide to HTML5 and CSS3, you'll start with a user-friendly introduction to HTML5 markup and then more » take a quick tour through forms, graphics, drag-and-drop, multimedia, and more. Next, you'll explore CSS3, including new features like drop shadows, borders, colors, gradients, and backgrounds. Every step of the way, you'll find hands-on examples, both large and small, to help you learn by doing. « less
Web Standards-based Apps for iPhone, iPad, and iPod touch
Markup is synonymous with the development of the web, but most people only scratch the surface of its capabilities. Why settle for average HTML, when you can become an HTML5 master?
That’s where this unique book comes in. It’s aimed at web designers and developers who want to take their markup even more » further in the exciting new directions the web has taken in multimedia, interactivity and improved semantics. HTML5 isn't for just any web site, but for a web site that will contribute to tomorrow’s “web of data.”
HTML5 Mastery will introduce the new markup elements of HTML5—including less commonly used ones—and show you where and how to use them. It also provides clever styling and scripting techniques that you can employ on your web site. It is completely standards-compliant, and up-to-date with modern web design techniques. « less