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Instant HTML5 2D Platformer by Aidan Temple

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What you need for this book

As this book is intended to be used for the creation of a web-based game it is therefore necessary to have some form of text editor or an integrated development environment to work with. Readers who use a Microsoft-based operating system will be able to use Notepad whereas Mac readers will be able to use TextEdit. However, there are alternative development tools freely available online that are recommended rather than using a basic text editor. These tools include:

  • Brackets is an open source editor for web design and development built on top of web technologies such as HTML, CSS, and JavaScript and is available for both Microsoft and Mac operating systems. (www.brackets.io)
  • Notepad++ is a free to use open source code ...

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