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Intro to HTML5 Game Development

Get started making mobile games with HTML5! Learn how to create HTML5 games and publish them to the Amazon Appstore
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16,441 students enrolled
Last updated 9/2016
  • 1.5 hours on-demand video
  • 2 Articles
  • Full lifetime access
  • Access on mobile and TV
  • Certificate of Completion

Learn from scratch to create games that run on all platforms and devices!

In this online training you will learn the basics of HTML5 game development by creating your first Mario-style platformer game. All of it using 100% free tools and frameworks!

We’ll be using the Quintus HTML5 game framework, which is a lightweight yet powerful JavaScript library used to create professional 2D games. This course was created by Pablo Farias Navarro, HTML5 developer and founder of ZENVA.

What you’ll learn in this course:

  • Creating levels for your game using the Tiled open source map editor.
  • Loading assets in your game.
  • Making a 2D platformer game that runs on phones, tablets, smart tvs, computers and maybe even cars!
  • Understanding basic platformer mechanics.
  • Implementing enemies and their behaviors.
  • Putting it all together to create your first game!
  • How to publish your finished game to the Amazon Appstore.

Don’t just make a game, publish and monetization are important too!

In the course you’ll also learn how to publish your HTML5 games to the Amazon Appstore and get access to millions of potential customers in over 200 countries!

Who is the target audience?
  • Motivated people with basic JavaScript and web development knowledge
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What Will I Learn?
Learn how to create simple 2D games using the Quinus HTML5 framework
Learn how to use Tiled to create levels
Learn how to publish HTML5 games to the Amazon Appstore
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  • Basic knowledge of HTML, CSS and JavaScript
  • Understanding of AJAX and JSON objects
  • In order to run the course examples you need to install a web server such as Apache
  • Any code editor (we'll use Sublime Text)
  • Any current web browser (we'll use Google Chrome)
Curriculum For This Course
Expand All 23 Lectures Collapse All 23 Lectures 01:42:37
Course Intro
3 Lectures 15:04

Download the course source code files from the link under "External Resources".

Source Code
Course Project
13 Lectures 01:00:00

Publishing HTML5 Games to the Amazon Appstore
5 Lectures 19:56

Course Outro
2 Lectures 07:16

About the Instructor
4.3 Average rating
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125,714 Students
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Software Developer and Founder of ZENVA

Software developer and founder of ZENVA. Since 2012, Pablo has been teaching online how to create games, apps and websites to over 200,000 students through the Udemy and Zenva Academy platforms, and created content for companies such as Amazon and Intel.

Pablo is a member of the Intel Innovator Program in the Asia Pacific, and has run live programming workshops in San Francisco, Brisbane and Bangalore.

Pablo holds a Master in Information Technology (Management) degree from the University of Queensland (Australia) and a Master of Science in Engineering degree from the Catholic University of Chile.

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