HTML5 Game Development - Project Setup

Before we start learning about HTML5 Canvas and start writing any code, the first thing we need to do is setup a development environment that will allow us to easily edit our files, serve our static files on a local web server, and view our changes in real time as we make them. For this series, we will be trying to keep things as simple as possible, so we will not be using things like node, npm, webpack, vite, etc.

HTML5 Game Development - Tutorial Series Announcement

Today, I wanted to introduce a new series that I will begin working on that will be focusing on creating games with pure JavaScript and rendered on HTML using the HTML Canvas element . This series will focus on step by step tutorials for learning the basics of working with the HTML Canvas elements for game development and then we will move on to creating games. As we progress through the series, we will be building blocks of re-usable code that you will be able to use to create your own games.

HTML5 Game Prototyping Course - Part 1

Welcome everyone! This is the first of many posts that will cover the topic of game prototyping and we will be putting game prototyping into practice by building some basic games in HTML5 using TypeScript. What is game prototyping? In game design, game prototyping is the process by which a game designer builds the simplest version of their game in order to test their idea and get feedback. A good prototype will convey the mechanics of the game the designer wants to build and it will allow others to test the gameplay.

New Learn JavaScript Course

It has been awhile since any new content has been published to my blog, but today I am happy to announce that I have released a brand new course on learning JavaScript that you can watch for free on YouTube here: JavaScript 101 Over the past year and a half, I have been working as a freelancer for Zenva (GameDev Academy and Phaser GameDev Tutorials) and I had the opportunity to create some video courses for them.