This session will provide you with an overview of SVG and the new HTML5 Canvas. We will cover the history of each, their advantages and what you should pick for your own game. We will then cover the fundamentals of games programs such as the game loop as well as exposure to some frameworks. Particular focus will be spent on the open source Canvas/JS framework EaselJS. Plenty of demos and code will be provided.
Dave has been a professional speaker, trainer and evangelist for over a decade. He has taught full-day courses on many topics including Mobile Apps, Cloud and the Web. Dave has helped launch numerous technology platforms, frameworks and programming languages across an array of devices at both Microsoft and Amazon. Dave is also an author for Lynda.com, can be found on twitter as @TheDaveDev, on his personal blog (http://davedev.net) and the official Amazon Apps & Services Blog (http://bit.ly/amazon-blog).