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Play by Play: Lea Verou

Course Summary

Watch a live coding session in which Lea Verou implements the classic Conway's Game of Life in the browser using HTML, CSS, and JavaScript. Play by Play is a series where you get a rare view into the workflows and thought processes of top admins, develope

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    Course Syllabus

    ● Introduction
        ◦ Introduction
    ● Data Model and Game Mechanics
        ◦ Lea's Travels
        ◦ Description of Conway's Game of Life
        ◦ Initial Strategy and Starting Point
        ◦ Initial Console Debugging
        ◦ Neighbor Logic
        ◦ Death Logic
    ● HTML Game View
        ◦ Implement the LifeView Object
        ◦ Grid Styling
        ◦ Connecting the Interface to the Model
        ◦ Implementing the 'next' Function
        ◦ Adding Buttons to Run the Simulation
        ◦ Refining the 'next' and 'autoplay' Buttons
        ◦ Simple Controller Functionality
    ● Accessibility and Styling
        ◦ Using git
        ◦ Accessibility
        ◦ Styling
        ◦ Styling Labels and Rethinking Interactions
        ◦ Animation


Course Fee:
USD 29

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Course Status:



1 - 4 hours / week

This course is listed under Development & Implementations and Digital Media & Games Community

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