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2. In the Beginning, There Was HTML

Zarrar Chishti

(1)Glasgow, UK

“Nine people can’t make a baby in a month.”

Fred Brooks

HTML is a mark-up language that is used to develop web sites. So why do we need this for our game? It is best to imagine HTML as the skeleton or bone structure of our game.

As a side note, once you have completed this chapter, you will have not only started your journey into game development, but also web development!

Hello World

During my 20 years of programming, I have learned many programming languages. The first project that I always work on is learning how to output the words “Hello World.” to the screen. I ...

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