Deep Dive: Intro to HTML5 from start to finish

NOTE: Attendees MUST RSVP on Eventbrite here:

Absolutely no experience necessary! In this Deep Dive I’ll take you from a blank text editor to your very first video game.  The end result will be a program that you can play on any modern desktop browser. 

Learn how little effort and coding it takes to make a fun, simple game! Attendants are required to bring just their laptop. We’ll take care of the rest during the lecture.


Ben Savage is the lead HTML5 game developer for Sesame Street. He has created over 30 games independently and is the author of a popular tutorial series on game development. He also hosts the “Indie Interview Series”, a collection of interviews done with well-known independent developers. He is very active in the New York games scene and is always showing his games in one place or another. His website is

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  • Brett

    Ben did a great job managing the diversity of learners in this workshop. Providing both a basic framework for those new to HTML5 games as well as opening the class up to individual deep dive questions.

    March 4, 2014

  • Martha G.

    Sorry...can't make it.

    March 3, 2014

  • Yo P.

    Looking forward to it!

    February 25, 2014

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