How to Install Webpack

Web Class: Webpack

You can access the full course here: Discover Developer Tools for JavaScript Apps In this lesson, we’re going to start the process of converting our client-side code to Node Modules and modern JavaScript. We’ll start by creating a package.json file which holds our Node Package Modules (NPM) configuration. This sets our project directory up to install … Read more How to Install Webpack

An Introduction to Webpack

Web Class: Webpack

You can access the full course here: Discover Developer Tools for JavaScript Apps Webpack is an open source JavaScript (JS) static module bundler for modern JS Applications. This has two important implications. One, it means that Webpack is a JS Tool that runs at BUILD-time; not RUN-time which makes it an important part of a … Read more An Introduction to Webpack

How to Install Node.js for Phaser Games

Web Class: Install Node.js for Phaser Games

You can access the full course here: Node.js and Express for Game Development Node.js is a cross-platform, Javascript runtime environment that executes Javascript code outside of a browser. To follow the videos, you will need Node.js installed on your machine. Go to nodejs.org on your browser. From here we will be able to download a … Read more How to Install Node.js for Phaser Games

How to Create a Phaser MMORPG – Part 3

In Parts 1 and 2 of this tutorial series, we started building our Phaser 3 MMORPG. In Part 2, we did the following: Refactored the client-side logic of our game. Updated the Player creation game logic. Added logic for creating the other players that joined the game. Added the logic for creating the enemy game … Read more How to Create a Phaser MMORPG – Part 3

How to Create a Phaser MMORPG – Part 2

At the beginning of this tutorial series, we started building our Phaser 3 MMORPG. In Part 1, we did the following: We set up the basic project and installed the required dependencies. We added SocketIO to our project and added the server side logic for when a player connects and disconnects to our game. We … Read more How to Create a Phaser MMORPG – Part 2

How to Create a Phaser MMORPG – Part 1

In this multi-part tutorial series, we will be creating a simple Phaser 3 MMORPG. This game will feature simple gameplay that will allow players to wander in a single area together, attack monsters, and chat. It will also include user authentication and use MongoDB for storing chat data. Therefore, it will be built using Nodejs, … Read more How to Create a Phaser MMORPG – Part 1

Phaser Leaderboard with User Authentication using Node + Express + MongoDB – Part 5

In Part 4 of this tutorial series, we continued working on our Phaser leaderboard and we did the following: Updated our server to serve static files. Worked on the client side code by adding a login and signup page. Created a Phaser 3 leaderboard that displays the high scores from our database. Protected the game … Read more Phaser Leaderboard with User Authentication using Node + Express + MongoDB – Part 5

Phaser Leaderboard with User Authentication using Node + Express + MongoDB – Part 4

In Part 3 of this tutorial series, we continued working on our Express server.  We did the following: Updated our endpoints to store, retrieve, and update data in MongoDB. Used passportjs to add authentication to our endpoints. In Part 4 of this tutorial series, we will start working on our client side code by adding … Read more Phaser Leaderboard with User Authentication using Node + Express + MongoDB – Part 4

Phaser Leaderboard with User Authentication using Node + Express + MongoDB – Part 3

In Part 2 of this tutorial series, we continued working on our Express server. We did the following: Added the rest of the endpoints that will be needed for our server Created a user mongoose model for our database Created the connection for connecting to MongoDB Started updating the routes to send and retrieve data … Read more Phaser Leaderboard with User Authentication using Node + Express + MongoDB – Part 3

Phaser Leaderboard with User Authentication using Node + Express + MongoDB – Part 2

In the beginning of this tutorial series, we started building our Node.js + Express server that will be used for user authentication and for serving our client-side Phaser game. In Part 1 we: Setup a new MongoDB cluster using MongoDB Atlas cloud service Created a basic Node.js + Express server Created a new Express Router … Read more Phaser Leaderboard with User Authentication using Node + Express + MongoDB – Part 2