ISBN 9789351103837,Releasing Html5 Games For Windows 8 : Form The Web To Windows 8 With Case

Releasing Html5 Games For Windows 8 : Form The Web To Windows 8 With Case


Jesse Freeman


Shroff Publishers



Shroff Publishers

Publication Year 2013

ISBN 9789351103837

ISBN-10 9351103838


Number of Pages 184 Pages
Language (English)

Computer software

Windows 8 presents an incredible opportunity for distributing and monetizing HTML5 games and this guide shows how you can profit from it. Youll learn everything you need to know about porting your original web-based JavaScript game to the new ""touch-first"" version of Windows, as well as several options for selling your game in Windows Store. Windows 8 is a big leap forward for developers because it treats HTML5 as a first-class citizen, alongside C# and C++. Interactive development expert Jesse Freeman explains how Windows 8 works, gets you started with Visual Studio Express (its free!) and uses a case study to show you how to port an HTML5 game with ease. Learn which games and JavaScript libraries work best on Windows 8 Adjust artwork for different screen resolutions and Windows 8 features Accommodate mouse, keyboard, touch and other game control Optimize your game to run well on any Windows 8 device Understand the steps for publishing your game to Windows Store Explore fixed price, trial mode, ad support and in-app purchase options Use a web-first work flow to ensure your game runs on many other platforms.