Python and PHP: A comparison of the language basics

In this table I will compare some basic programming syntax and conventions between the Python and PHP programming languages. Programming element Python PHP Code commenting PHP supports Python and JavaScript conventions # Single line comment “””This is a multi-line comment block. This is a multi-line comment block.””” # Single line comment // Single line comment/*This … Continue reading Python and PHP: A comparison of the language basics

JavaScript: How to use NPM to install packages

NPM or “npm” stands for Node Package Manager. It is the default package manager for the JavaScript runtime environment Node.js. The NPM program is installed on your computer when you install Node.js. The website npmjs.com contains hundreds of thousands of free open source code packages that can be downloaded and used via npm. Downloading Individual … Continue reading JavaScript: How to use NPM to install packages

JavaScript: Intro to Web Game Development – Part 6: add win screen and replay

In the previous article, scoring was introduced, but there was no win detection that would end the game. The previous article in the series can be read here: JavaScript: Intro to Web Game Development – Part 5: ball handling, scoring, and A.I. In this article, I will show how to detect when a game ends … Continue reading JavaScript: Intro to Web Game Development – Part 6: add win screen and replay