JavaScript Exercise - Target Blaster Game from Scratch
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JavaScript Exercise - Target Blaster Game from Scratch

Learn and practice JavaScript with this fun game building exercise course
4.5 (8 ratings)
Course Ratings are calculated from individual students’ ratings and a variety of other signals, like age of rating and reliability, to ensure that they reflect course quality fairly and accurately.
1,078 students enrolled
Created by Laurence Svekis
Last updated 11/2019
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Current price: $129.99 Original price: $199.99 Discount: 35% off
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This course includes
  • 2.5 hours on-demand video
  • 10 articles
  • 12 downloadable resources
  • Full lifetime access
  • Access on mobile and TV
  • Certificate of Completion
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What you'll learn
  • Build a simple interactive JavaScript based Game
  • Apply JavaScript animations
  • Learn and explore whats possible with JavaScript and the Document Object Model DOM
  • Apply and practice JavaScript
Course content
Expand all 29 lectures 02:47:04
+ Introduction to JavaScript Event Listeners Animation and Creating Elements
7 lectures 33:45
Event Handlers JavaScript
04:25
Source Code
00:28
JavaScript Create Elements
14:40
JavaScript Animation Frames
08:39
Source Code
00:32
+ Build a JavaScript Game
21 lectures 02:12:05
Bring in JavaScript
06:46
Source Code 2
00:23
JavaScript Add Element Updates
02:43
StartGame Play Animation Frame.
06:47
Setting up Collision Detection with JavaScript
11:04
Source Code 5
01:01
JavaScript Create Targets Dynamically
11:18
Source Code 6
01:13
How to Add random Icon images
05:02
Gameplay Tweaks and Updates to Targets
19:02
Next Steps Fire at Targets
08:18
Source Code 9
01:54
Ending the game Game Over Message
06:41
Target Movement updates
04:36
Gameplay Adding hazards
05:21
Source Code 12
02:16
Have a blast more Stuff
14:12
Source Code 13
02:38
JavaScript Game Source Code Review
13:33
Course Resources
00:28
Requirements
  • Basic JavaScript HTML and CSS
  • Computer Access
  • Desire to learn
Description

Explore how to build a fun JavaScript based game from scratch within this course.  Did you want to PRACTICE and LEARN more about using JavaScript., then this course is perfect for you to advance your skills in a fun step by step course teaching you how to build a game from scratch.

Source code is included, everything you need to build a JavaScript DOM (Document Object Model) based game.  No additional libraries everything JavaScript.

Within the course we explore animation functionality and how you can dynamically create, update and move elements around with just JavaScript.  JavaScript has a lot to offer and you can really make some amazing things happen when you apply it within your code.

JavaScript is a prerequisite to this course, The course is designed to practice JavaScript and prior knowledge of JavaScript is needed to take this course.

All JavaScript no libraries and no filler, JUST JavaScript !!!!

The course is designed to practice JavaScript in the context of building a Blaster Type game!

  • Learn how to set your page to be ready for dynamic interaction
  • Add event listeners 
  • Update mouse cursor with element and move it around
  • Create collision detection check on between two elements on the page
  • Add scoring
  • Create animation frames and setup game animation
  • Tweak game with scoring and performance
  • Add enemies and target to hit within the gameplay
  • Move targets randomly updating style values
  • Remove elements from page
  • Create new elements with random properties
  • Update game and improve game play and action with hazards

The possibilities are endless, using the DOM and creating elements provides you a wide variety of options where you can take the code provided within this course and extend on it in any number of directions.   Learn practice and have fun.

Source Code is included to get you started quickly

Fast friendly advice and help is always available within the Q&A section

Taught by an instructor with many years of web development and teaching experience.

Learn step by step how to create a simple game from scratch, with helpful tips and resources along to way.   Explore how game logic is applied and tweaks for coding and game improvement.

Nothing to lose, join now and see what you can build with JavaScript.


Who this course is for:
  • JavaScript Beginners
  • Anyone who wants to learn how to put together a quick game using only Vanilla JavaScript
  • Anyone who wants to practice and learn more about how to use JavaScript