P5JS provides easy to use functions for graphics, sound and user input.
The Nature of Code
I have been working through The Nature of Code by Daniel Shiffman. It provides a great introduction to techniques for real-time simulations and animations. The full text of the book is available for free here:
Sketches are quickly hacked together projects to learn a technique or library. It’s a lot of fun to work on small projects like these and some of the have turned out to be rather fun to play with as well.
I am currently working on a game for Air Console. It’s a cool platform for local multiplayer web games.
So far most of my time has been spent experimenting with HTML5 game frameworks. For this project I have settled on the CreateJS suite. It seems to be functional, minimal and up to date.
The article features my new favourite piece of technical jargon: Self-executing anonymous function. It’s a phrase that would strike terror in a student’s heart if it appeared at the top of a lecture slide.