appMobi Enhances HTML5 for Game Development

Jun 07, 2011

appMobi revealed several enhancements to game creation within its HTML5 mobile app development platform, which are designed to show developers that HTML5 is fast enough for mobile game development. appMobi introducing DirectCanvas, which accelerates the HTML5 canvas element, speeding graphic rendering by up to 500%, making HTML5 sufficient for programming any type of mobile game.

appMobi also added a JavaScript achievements engine, an in-game payments functionality, and multimedia-capable push messaging. Since appMobi acquired TapJS, a provider of social engagement services for HTML5 and JavaScript-based games, in May, the TapJS technology will enable appMobi's existing HTML5 mobile development environment to include engagement enhancements like leaderboards, badges, Facebook and Twitter integration, and player challenges. appMobi supports large-scale developer communities and operates complete mobile application ecosystems by providing highly integrated cloud-based tools and services.