This book is an introduction to development with HTML5 game engines, an in-depth look at some popular engines, downloadable example projects for each engine, and techniques on how to package and distribute the final app to all the major platforms.
Build and Distribute Your Game Using an HTML5 Game Engine As mobile hardware improves, HTML5 is gradually being used for gaming apps and a growing industry of game engines has begun to support it. HTML5 Game Engines: App Development and Distribution presents an introduction to development with HTML5 game engines as well as an in-depth look at popular engines. Along with downloadable example projects for each engine, the book provides techniques for packaging and distributing the final app to all the major platforms. Get Hands-On Guidance through Practical Techniques and Examples The book is divided into three parts. The first one covers the essentials of HTML5, discusses development strategies and techniques, and takes you through a basic pong game running in the browser with no dependencies. The second part implements four games using the Crafty, EaselJS, Impact, and Turbulenz game engines. In the third part, the author describes how several of these games are distributed on platforms, such as the Chrome Web Store, Apple iOS App Store, Google Play Store, and Facebook.
Create mobile game apps for the lucrative gaming market If you're an experienced developer seeking to break into the sizzling mobile game market, this is the book for you. Covering all mobile and touchscreen devices, including iPhones, iPads, Android, and WP7.5, this book takes you through the steps of building both single- and multi-player mobile games. Topics include standard patterns for building games in HTML5, what methods to choose for building (CSS3, SVG, or Canvas), popular game engines and frameworks, and much more. Best of all, code for six basic games is provided, so you can modify, further develop, and make it your own. Shows intermediate developers how to develop games in HTML5 and build games for iPhone, iPad, Android, and WP7.5 mobile and touchscreen devices Explains single-player and multi-player mobile game development Provides code for six basic games in a GitHub repository, so readers can collaborate and develop the code themselves Explores specific APIs to make games even more compelling, including geolocation, audio, and device orientation Reviews three popular open-source HTML5 game engines--crafty.js, easel.js, and enchant.js Covers simple physics as well as using an existing physics library The world is going mobile, as is the game industry. Professional HTML5 Mobile Game Development helps savvy developers join in this exploding market.
HTML5 is a markup language used to structure and present content for the World Wide Web and is a core technology of the Internet. It is supported across different platforms and is also supported by various browsers. Its innovative features, such as canvas, audio, and video elements, make it an excellent game building tool. HTML5 Game Development by Example Beginner's Guide Second Edition is a step-by-step tutorial that will help you create several games from scratch, with useful examples. Starting with an introduction to HTML5, the chapters of this book help you gain a better understanding of the various concepts and features of HTML5. By the end of the book, you'll have the knowledge, skills, and level of understanding you need to efficiently develop games over the network using HTML5.
Progress in medicine has traditionally relied heavily on classical research pathways involving randomized clinical trials (RCTs) to establish reliable evidence for any given therapeutic intervention. However, not only are RCTs lengthy and expensive, they have a number of other disadvantages, including the fact that they are currently failing to keep pace with the number of potential innovative treatment options being developed, particularly in areas such as rare diseases. With the vast amount of data increasingly available for use in profiling patient characteristics and establishing correlations between outcomes and potential predictors, predictive modeling may offer a potential solution to the limitations of RCTs. This book presents the proceedings of the 2016 Health Informatics meets eHealth conference, held in Vienna, Austria in May 2016. The conference provides a platform for researchers, practitioners, decision makers and vendors to discuss innovative health informatics and eHealth solutions with a view to improving the quality, efficacy and efficiency of healthcare. The theme of the conference is Predictive Modeling in Healthcare. Covering subjects as diverse as fall-detection in the elderly, diabetes, physiotherapy and pediatric oncology, this book will be of interest to all those working in the field of (e)healthcare and its delivery.