Coding with HTML & JavaScript – Create Epic Computer Games

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Teaches children how to create computer games using HTML and JavaScript in a fun way, and in easy steps.

A new title in the children’s series The QuestKids that is designed to make learning fun for children.

This is the UK English edition.

80 pages / A4
By: Max Wainewright
Publication date: January 10th, 2022
ISBN: 9781840789553

Ebook (PDF) version also available

Coding with HTML & JavaScript – Create Epic Computer Games shows you the basics of making games with HTML and JavaScript – programming languages used by professional game developers.

Step-by-step, this book will guide you to create your own epic computer games.

Ideal for coders with some experience who are now ready to take their coding to the next level!

You’ll learn how to:

  • Use HTML & JavaScript to code a series of games.
  • Make images move and respond to keyboard presses.
  • Draw objects on the HTML canvas, and use variables and timers.
  • Import images and add sounds to personalise your projects.
  • Develop your skills and build some amazing games!

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

To create the games in this book, children will need a desktop computer or a laptop. The games require a proper keyboard so will not work well on a tablet or iPad. It is recommended that children should be supervised when using the internet, especially when using a new website.

 

About the Author

Max Wainewright is an experienced computing teacher and has taught in the UK and in Singapore. Max has worked with national government agencies and local councils to support and inspect technology in schools. He teaches coding part-time in a London primary school, and runs an innovation group supporting other local schools. Max has a Computer Science degree and has significant experience of working in the EdTech industry. He co-founded one of the most successful small UK EdTech companies, and developed award-winning software that has been used by over 90% of UK primary schools. He has provided his expertise as an Educational Software consultant for major companies including Discovery and LEGO. Max has written dozens of books teaching kids to code. Many of these are top-sellers, reaching 100,000s of kids, and have been translated into over 20 languages.

  1. Getting Started
  2. Saying Hello
  3. Viewing Your Page
  4. HTML & JavaScript
  5. Pop the Balloon
  6. JavaScript Tennis
  7. Catch It!
  8. Dog ‘n’ Donuts
  9. Flying Fish
  10. Meteor Storm
  11. Snake
  12. Break Wall
  13. Game Challenge: Simple Catching
  14. Game Challenge: Avoiding Games
  15. Game Challenge: Advanced Catching
  16. Game Mods
  17. Finding Bugs
  18. Commands
  19. Glossary

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