Chapter 8. Building an app
Bringing it All Together
This time, let’s build a REAL Battleship game
Sure, you can feel good because back in Chapter 2 you built a nice little battleship game from scratch, but let’s admit it: that was a bit of a toy game—it worked, it was playable, but it wasn’t exactly the game you’d impress your friends with, or use to raise your first round of venture capital. To really impress, you’ll need a visual game board, snazzy battleship graphics, and a way for players to enter their moves right in the game (rather than a generic browser dialog box). You’ll also want to improve the previous version by supporting all three ships.
In other words, you’ll want to create something ...