Coupon & course info
Course Name: How to Program Games: Tile Classics in JS for HTML5 Canvas
Subtitle: Learn to code tile-based worlds and related core gameplay for genres like arcade, overhead racing, and puzzle adventure.
Instructor: Taught by Chris DeLeon, Game Development Trainer, 9 years helping people get started
Subcategory: Game Development
Provided by: Udemy
Price: $97 (before discount)
Free coupon code: See above (no charge for coupon)
Review info & popularity
As of March 4, 2016…
Students: 1101313 students enrolled
Ratings: 51 reviews
Rank: ranked #280 in Udemy Development Courses
Brief course description
(HTML5 Logo in the course image is by W3C, licensed under Creative Commons Attribution 3.0 Unported. Background pattern for transition cards CC BY-SA 3.0 Subtle Patterns © Atle Mo. drawn by Paul Phönixweiß.)
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Chris DeLeon bio
Chris DeLeon is a Los Angeles-based videogame development coach training clients worldwide. He’s made dozens of games, including indie mobile and online games reaching millions of players. He’s done game design professionally for Electronic Arts, a Silicon Valley start-up, and Will Wright’s R&D company. Chris has taught game development skills to graduate and undergraduate classes at Georgia Tech, middle school students at Camp Galileo, and to adults in one-on-one lessons. He was selected for Forbes 30 Under 30, established Carnegie Mellon’s game development club, and co-chair’s IndieCade’s workshops for new developers.
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Final details for this Udemy course
Skill level: Intermediate Level
Lectures: 149 lessons
Duration: 14 Hours of video
What you get: Create, display, and play with a 2D tile world that supports optimized collision (a central concept for generations of games in a variety of genres!)
Target audience: Anyone who wants to learn practical skills to program their own games at home
Requirements: Any plain text editor like Notepad will do, however one which supports features for programmers such as multiple file tabs, code highlighting, line numbers, and smart/auto-indentation can be handy for later phases as the code grows in length (Notepad++ is free for Windows, TextWrangler for Mac, or Sublime Text 2 which I use has a fully functional free trial for either)
Access: Lifetime access
Peace of mind: 30 day money back guarantee
Availability: available online, as well as on iOS and Android
Download options: check course to see if you can download lessons