Tagged: Games

jQuery Conf: Recreating Nostalgic Computer Games in JavaScript

jQuery Conf: Recreating Nostalgic Computer Games in JavaScript

Last weekend I was incredibly excited to be a speaker at jQuery Conf in Chicago! This was my first conference talk, and for it I spoke about creating games in the browser. It was an iteration on and expansion of the Spider Solitaire talk I gave at Brooklyn JS a couple of months ago, but this time I also brought Tetris into...

Spider Solitaire @ BrooklynJS

Spider Solitaire @ BrooklynJS

Last night, I was one of the speakers at the soon-to-be-known-as-renowned BrooklynJS. (If you live in NYC, it’s definitely a meetup to check out!) My talk was on how I went about making a Spider Solitaire game in Javascript. (Slides are here for those who missed it!) It reminded me, once again, how amazing this community is and how glad I am...

Gaming Your Way through Learning Javascript

Gaming Your Way through Learning Javascript

Want to brush up on your Javascript? There are some fun games out there where you need to program to win. Here are a few. Are there any others that you’d recommend? Code Combat Code Combat is an awesome little RPG-type game. You start out as a wizard, and you use Javascript functions to move your allies and cast spells. You get...