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An ImpactJS Overview: Optimization

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In this video I will discus some tips and tricks for optimizing your Impact games and how to get the best performance possible across desktop to mobile. I will cover ways to reduce draw calls, how to set up setting properties for your levels and other important things I have learned through trial and error while building games with Impact.


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To learn more about Impact visit http://ImpactJS.com and check out a copy of my book on Impact called Introducing HTML5 Game Development, published by O'Reilly.

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