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“HTML+JS framework and some new (to me) js!”

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found an interesting html/js game framework, and did me some learning about “new” js features

2018-04-13


Occassionally I look around at various recreational game jams to see what’s going on, and I like looking at the resource section of these game jam’s because they tend to lead me to new things I haven’t seen before!

One such thing I found was an HTML+JS game framework that fits in a tweet! A bit tongue-in-cheek, perhaps, but still held some interesting features I hadn’t really encountered in javascript – namely, template strings/literals and arrow functions.

Both are only directly supported in fairly modern browsing experiences, but are able to be supported in older browsers using babeljs or a similar tool.

Here’s the “framework” in all it’s glory: