Tag Archives: JavaScript

2013 links no.1

Software development and programming

Whose bug is this anyway?!? from Patrick Wyatt.

So Piranaha Games finally found the cause of their HUD issues in Mechwarrior Online. The explanation of the bug itself is kinda interesting.

The Exceptional Beauty of Doom 3’s Source Code by Shawn McGrath.

Duke Nukem 3D Code Review by Fabien Sanglard.

Why was Pinball removed from Windows Vista? from Raymond Chen.

Markdown is a simple little humane markup language based on time-tested plain text conventions from the last 40 years of computing.

Working as a Software Developer by Henrik Warne.

The Scourge of Error Handling from Slashdot.

Fight against Software Complexity from @santosh79.

A comprehensive path-finding library for grid based games – PathFinding.js

How Halfbrick Studios Develops Games Like Fruit Ninja, Age Of Zombies And Jetpack Joyride.

Google open-sourced Zopfli — Compression Algorithm. The output generated by Zopfli is typically 3–8% smaller compared to zlib.

EASTL — Electronic Arts Standard Template Library (STL).

Adobe Photoshop 1.0 Source Code from The Computer History Museum.

Economics

Jason Fried: Why work doesn’t happen at work

JavaScript Games

voxel.js is a collection of projects that make it easier than ever to create 3D voxel games like Minecraft all in the browser.

Two JavaScript games from mid 90s – Part 12

Older posts:
Part 1, Part 2, Part 3, Part 4, Part 5, Part 6, Part 7, Part 8, Part 9, Part 10, Part 11.

Emscripten is an LLVM to JavaScript compiler. It was used to bring two games from 90s (Dune II and Transport Tycoon Deluxe) to modern web browser.

Play Dune II now!

Play Transport Tycoon Deluxe now!

Older posts:
Part 1, Part 2, Part 3, Part 4, Part 5, Part 6, Part 7, Part 8, Part 9, Part 10, Part 11.

JavaScript game – HexGL – real 3D game – Part 11

Older posts:
Part 1, Part 2, Part 3, Part 4, Part 5, Part 6, Part 7, Part 8, Part 9, Part 10.

Today I found a real 3D-nice-looking-WebGL-powered-fast-modern-proof-of-concept-game HexGL.

HexGL is a futuristic, fast-paced racing game built by Thibaut Despoulain using HTML5, Javascript and WebGL. HexGL was built with love using three.js, a 3D library built on top of WebGL.

Play now!

HexGL gameplay – Video on YouTube.

HexGL Screenshot

Older posts:
Part 1, Part 2, Part 3, Part 4, Part 5, Part 6, Part 7, Part 8, Part 9, Part 10.