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Webgames in java.

lolface rofl

Joined: Feb 13, 2012
Posts: 1
Does anyone have some experience in making web games in java?

I have an idea for webgame, where you have website interface, where you can do all pre-game stuff, management and so on and actuall game will run in applet. It's not much of a game idea as idea for architecture(I guess). This seems to me as doable thing, but is it ideal? I have several quetions regarding performance, security, scalability. Which Java technology should I use? Or should I use something different than Java? For example php, flash or something else?

Stephan van Hulst

Joined: Sep 20, 2010
Posts: 3649

Hi, welcome to CodeRanch. Please take a look at your personal messages.

Your questions are hard to answer without really knowing what kind of a game you intend to make. What kind of pre-game stuff are we talking about? What's the game going to look like, and how is the user going to interact?
It is sorta covered in the JavaRanch Style Guide.
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