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JavaScript Alien Invaders Game Project Course

Created by Laurence Svekis, Last Updated 05-Aug-2020, Language:English

JavaScript Alien Invaders Game Project Course

Learn JavaScript by applying JavaScript to build a fun interactive Game based on DOM element interaction

Created by Laurence Svekis, Last Updated 05-Aug-2020, Language:English

What Will I Get ?

  • How to use JavaScript
  • How to create elements dynamically
  • Manipulate elements using JavaScript
  • Explore JavaScript Document Object Model

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.  

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

Course Content

Laurence Svekis

Instructor, GDE, Application Developer

I'm here to help you learn, achieve your dreams, come join me on this amazing adventure today
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Providing Web development courses and digital marketing strategy courses since 2002.

Innovative technology expert with a wide range of real world experience. Providing Smart digital solutions online for both small and enterprise level businesses.

"I have a passion for anything digital technology related, enjoy programming and the challenge of developing successful digital experiences. As an experienced developer, I created my first computer applications in 1990, and my first website in 1998.  I enjoy sharing my knowledge with others and want to help you share in the wonderful opportunities that the internet provides."

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Background : An experienced web application developer, having worked on multiple enterprise level applications, hundreds of websites, business solutions and many unique and innovative web applications.  Web application development areas of expertise include HTML, CSS, JavaScript, JQuery, Bootstrap, PHP and MySQL. Anything to do with web creation and digital experience. Passionate about everything to do with web application development, programming to online marketing with a strong focus on social media and SEO. 

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