Releasing HTML5 Games for Windows 8

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2013-11-19
160 pages

Book Description

8 presents an incredible opportunity for distributing and monetizing , and this guide shows how you can profit from it. You’ll learn everything you need to know about porting your original web-based game to the new "touch-first" version of , as well as several options for selling your game in Store.

is a big leap forward for developers because it treats HTML5 as a first-class citizen, alongside C# and C++. Interactive development expert Jesse Freeman explains how works, gets you started with Express (it’s free!), and uses a case study to show you how to port an HTML5 game with ease.

  • Learn which games and JavaScript libraries work best on Windows 8
  • Adjust artwork for different screen resolutions and Windows 8 features
  • Accommodate mouse, keyboard, touch, and other game controls
  • Optimize your game to run well on any Windows 8 device
  • Understand the steps for publishing your game to Windows Store
  • Explore fixed price, trial mode, ad support, and in-app purchase options
  • Use a web-first workflow to ensure your game runs on many other platforms

Table of Contents

Chapter 1. Getting Started with Windows 8
Chapter 2. Getting Started with Visual Studio
Chapter 3. Screen Resolution and Artwork
Chapter 4. Handling Game Controls On Windows 8
Chapter 5. Debugging and Optimization
Chapter 6. Publishing Your Game to the Windows 8 Store
Chapter 7. Monetization
Chapter 8. Back to the Web
Chapter 9. Case Study: Heroine Dusk
Chapter 10. Windows 8 Resources

Book Details

  • Title: Releasing HTML5 Games for Windows 8
  • Author:
  • Length: 160 pages
  • Edition: 1
  • Language: English
  • Publisher:
  • Publication Date: 2013-11-19
  • ISBN-10: 1449360505
  • ISBN-13: 9781449360504
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