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Windows Store Games with the Platformer Game Starter Kit

by Laurence Moroney

Learn how to build games for Windows 8 using the Platform Game Starter Kit and JavaScript.

What you'll learn

This course will teach you, the first principles of how to build platform style games using the Platform Game Starter Kit, and the underlying Jaws.Js, Howler.Js, Tween.JS and Ludus libraries. The starter kit gives you an on-rails approach to platform game development, so you can get up and running quickly with building your own game, and using JavaScript you can easily customize the existing games or start your own from scratch.

About the author

Laurence Moroney is the owner of and, a Seattle area consultancy, specializing in mobile and cloud development. With over 20 years development and architecture experience, he's excited to work on new projects in mobile, including iOS, Android and Windows Phone, as well as Cloud and Web, including Google's App Engine and Microsoft's Windows Azure. He's the author of several best selling computer books, including the "Introducing Silverlight" series, as well as books o... more

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