JavaScript Game Programming

HTML5 and JavaScript games are really doing well these days. I'll go into the wonders of Canvas, some game engines, and finish with a small intro to WebGL (for the 3D side of things).
All work and no play makes Jack a dull boy...

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  • Ron de las A.

    Submissions are open for speakers at this year's edition of Pittsburgh Tech Fest. Looking for some good JS talks. http://pghtechfest.com/callforspeakers

    March 8

  • A former member
    A former member

    Awesome! Richard did a fantastic job presenting! It was fascinating to listen to his Ludum Dare story. He also introduced a bunch of great tools to get started with js game programming, which is really useful and inspiring.

    September 12, 2013

  • Shaun O.

    I had a good time. Hearing about Ludum Dare was particularly interesting to me.

    1 · September 12, 2013

  • Young

    I was planning on attending last night and would have loved to have been there. But, the storm pretty much screwed up all my plans yesterday.

    September 12, 2013

  • TechShop P.

    Hi JavaScript Enthusiasts! TechShop Pittsburgh is hosting a Ford OpenXC workshop this Friday 9/13 and Saturday 9/14! Ford's OpenXC platform is the first open source automotive platform that allows you to develop apps for your automobile. Now you can speak your car's language! For more info and to register, visit www.tinyurl.com/OpenXCPGH Hope to see you there!

    September 11, 2013

    • A former member
      A former member

      Well, OpenXC is in Android which is Java-based. While some of us develop in Java, JavaScript has nothing to do with Java outside of some shared ECMA-based language features.

      That said, this looks very interesting to me at least.

      September 11, 2013

  • Richard A.

    Just to get people looking at things, I created this game last weekend between 9PM Friday and 9PM Sunday for the 27th Ludum Dare.

    http://idiotcoder.com/KillAllSaucers/index.html

    I blogged the whole experience at http://idiotcoder.com

    2 · August 26, 2013

    • Paul B.

      Takes me back to the good'ole days when everything was 2d, thanks for sharing....

      September 11, 2013

  • Paul B.

    I plan to attend provided I can find parking, any suggestions would be greatly appreciated. That last time I only found a parking lot that seemed a bit pricy for that late in the evening. Thanks....

    September 10, 2013

    • Craig T.

      Street parking (meters) is free after 6pm in Oakland.

      September 10, 2013

    • Paul B.

      Thanks, I will keep those two options in mind...

      September 11, 2013

  • Richard A.

    It's 24 hours before the meetup and I havent prepared anything, not even a slide. If I cant do this one right from code and conversation, I shouldnt be doing any of these. Ill certainly be showing code, giving suggestions and advice, and answering questions a plenty. Looking forward to seeing all of you there.

    September 10, 2013

  • Jason

    I'll be at work :-/

    September 5, 2013

  • Drew F.

    I'll be on travel for my day job

    August 26, 2013

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