Plug-in free (read: without Flash) web browser video game development with HTML5 and JavaScript has matured, and is here to stay. In this quick overview of the current landscape, I will cover the technology available today and what is on the horizon. I will also demo some games, discuss engines and libraries, and serve a big dose of reality about desktop browser vs mobile browser performance.

Zachary Johnson is a Creative Developer from Minneapolis specializing in web applications and home brew video games. He is currently publishing his own work, extending his network, and accepting consulting gigs on www.zachstronaut.com.

We’re in the Nerdery’s new theater. Don’t use the main enterance. Enter on the west side, and head straight back.

We’re also hosting an all day E3 viewing / social event at the Chatterbox 6/6.

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