Create and modify 2D drawings, text, and bitmap images
Use algorithms for math-based movement and physics interactions
Incorporate and manipulate video, and add audio
Build a basic framework for creating a variety of games
Use bitmaps and tile sheets to develop animated game graphics
Go mobile: build web apps and then modify them for iOS devices
Explore ways to use Canvas for 3D and multiplayer game applications
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Publisher: For Dummies; 1st edition (April 1, 2013)
Serves as essential reading for web designers who are new to these technologies, offering a crash course covering all of these powerful technologies in this handy volume of seven self-contained minibooks
Covers how to program in PHP and how to create and administer a MySQL database as well as how to manipulate MySQL data via a web interface
Shows how to create a secure website and how to code popular e-business applications such as login programs and shopping carts
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Make smarter websites with Local Storage, Web Sockets, Canvas for Rich Internet Applications (RIA), and natively supported Audio and Video
Explained with code based examples for each of the key topics
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