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This year I submitted a piece to the JS1K competition: “You Are Here“. JS1K is a competition for writing JavaScript demos that are no larger than 1024 bytes. This blog post describes some of the tricks I learned along the way:

  • Writing small code
  • Compressing data
  • Using Closure Compiler efficiently to minify the code
  • Using JSCrush to compress the code

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Space Invaders screenshot

In this blog post, I deconstruct a little Space Invaders inspired game I wrote to get to know the physics engine box2dweb. The code builds on the wrapper classes from the excellent Making Games With Box2dWeb article. I strongly recommend reading this article first to understand the basic concepts that I will be using. The topics discussed in this blog post will be

Play the Space Invader game.
Get the source code.
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