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Build an HTML5 Game by Karl Bunyan

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Preface

Even among experienced web developers, I often hear the question, “What exactly is HTML5?” The answer is difficult, in part because the rate of technological advances means the answer may change from one week to the next. The term HTML5 also tends to be used to bundle a collection of techniques, and those techniques are often judged by their end effect rather than the technology that created them.

Because of the uncertainty surrounding the term HTML5, the label of HTML5 game programmer has acquired a mystique, as if moving from web developer to game programmer requires superpowers. Thus the reason for this book: to demystify the transition from building web pages to building web games.

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