Game Engines and SproutCore 1.5 Feature Preview

BrisJS - Brisbane JavaScript
Mon, 4 Apr 2011, 08:00 - 10:00 (Add to calendar) GMT
(Exact location not available) , Toowong, AU

Crafty is a JavaScript game engine based on the Entity Component system and with jQuery like syntax. It automatically optimizes drawing on canvas and supports DOM for cross browser support (even IE6). The talk will include how Crafty optimizes canvas drawing as well as utilizing the entity component system to easily and quickly make games.

Louis Stowasser is a third-year student at UQ studying IT and majoring in Information Systems (databases). Currently a tutor for Intro to Database systems. My spare time is usually consumed by my JavaScript game engine, Crafty


SproutCore 1.5 now comes with new Template Views that allow the use of normal HTML templates for creating views. This makes moving from jQuery to SproutCore really easy.

Geoffrey Donaldson will be providing an overview of this feature and showing how easy it is to take advantage of SproutCore's powerful features.

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