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A Brief History of HTML

Tim Berners Lee

The development of Hypertext Mark-up Language (HTML) and World Wide Web (WWW) began in 1989. HTML was first created by Tim Berners-Lee to establish an online library of resources, a system for the CERN nuclear organisation and researchers to easily use and distribute documents. It quickly became globalised since Tim’s HTML version was mainly text-based, …

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To create enemy waves

enemy waves gamemaker

To create enemy waves You need to have folled the followed the tutorial on creating a persistent object to hold the score. Add the global variable to the Create event of objVarPersist: global.wave=1; Create an object called objEnemyWaves Add a Create event to the object with the following code: //wait 10 seconds for the alarm …

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Creating an animated speech game instruction bubble

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Creating an animated game instruction speech bubble In this tutorial we will look at how you can create animated game instruction speech bubble for your start screen using the website Go to the website Type in your game instructions and click the check box animated Click Create Under the animated GIF click download and …

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Create Particle Effects in GameMaker Studio 2

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Tutorial 17: Creating Particle Effects in GameMaker Studio 2 What are particle effects? Particles are graphic resources that have certain properties which are defined within a particle system. These properties cannot be manipulated directly for individual particles but are changed through the code that is used to define the individual particle and the system that …

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