JavaScript Alien Invaders Game Project Course
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JavaScript Alien Invaders Game Project Course

Learn JavaScript by applying JavaScript to build a fun interactive Game based on DOM element interaction
4.5 (6 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.
2,338 students enrolled
Created by Laurence Svekis
Last updated 11/2019
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This course includes
  • 1.5 hours on-demand video
  • 16 articles
  • 1 downloadable resource
  • Full lifetime access
  • Access on mobile and TV
  • Certificate of Completion
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What you'll learn
  • How to use JavaScript
  • How to create elements dynamically
  • Manipulate elements using JavaScript
  • Explore JavaScript Document Object Model
Course content
Expand all 33 lectures 01:58:45
+ Create JavaScript DOM Game Alien Invaders
31 lectures 01:55:36
Code setup source
00:09
Source Code
00:28
Move Player Keyboard with Keyboard events JavaScript
04:57
Source Code
00:39
Starting the Game - Game structure and design JavaScript
03:51
Source Code
00:44
Container Boundary - moving and animation of character JavaScript
02:24
Source Code
00:45
Fire Away Shooting element style updates JavaScript
07:08
Source Code
00:54
Start Game Prep Aliens - creating the bad guys JavaScript
07:13
Source Code
01:07
Create some Alien dynamically add elements to page JavaScript
06:14
Source Code
01:19
Add Eyes and Features and more complex element structures JavaScript
05:05
Source Code
01:33
Lets Get Moving animation and movement of aliens JavaScript
06:26
Source Code
01:42
Tweaks and Fixes apply gameplay fixes
06:26
Source Code
01:50
Hit Detection collision detection of element overlap JavaScript
07:50
Source Code
01:55
Hit Target handle element overlap JavaScript
05:09
Source Code
02:03
Final Code Tweaks and Updates and debugging JavaScript
05:52
Source Code
02:08
Source Code
02:09
Alien Invader Code Review - Game review JavaScript
12:44
Requirements
  • Fundamental JavaScript concepts
  • Access to computer
  • Use of editor to write code
  • HTML and CSS knowledge
Description

HTML CSS and Fundamental JavaScript IS a prerequisite for this course.

Course scope is to practice and explore how to apply JavaScript to build an interactive web based game from scratch

Learn and see how element can be selected and manipulated to create game effects and animations.  Apply logic to construct the game in a step by step format. 

This is a FAST PACED course DESIGN FOR STUDENTS WHO WANT TO SEE JAVASCRIPT APPLIED IN A PROJECT FORMAT

Source code is included so you can build your own version of the game. Step by step lessons constructing the game from a blank page.

Course covers

  • DOM element selection and element manipulation

  • Update of style attribute and screen position

  • Use of JavaScript methods like Math(), getBoundingClientRect() and others

  • Check element collision detection

  • Adding keyboard event listeners and tracking them

  • Use of animation frame for smooth animations

  • Tracking and movement of page elements

  • Apply JavaScript to create a web based game


    No libraries, no shortcuts just learning JavaScript making it DYNAMIC and INTERACTIVE web application.

Step by step learning with all steps included.

Beginner JavaScript knowledge is required as the course covers only JavaScript relevant to the building of the game.  Also HTML and CSS knowledge is essential as scope of this course is all JavaScript focused.  

Along with friendly support in the Q&A to help you learn and answer any questions you may have.

Try it now you have nothing to lose, comes with a 30 day money back guarantee.  

Start building your own version of the game today!!!!

Who this course is for:
  • Beginners to JavaScript
  • Anyone who wants to practice writing JavaScript
  • Web developers
  • Anyone who wants to learn to make a JavaScript game without any libraries
  • Beginners to JavaScript curious about Document Object Model and JavaScript Methods