A character which can jump and double-jump is great, but we need a little more action. In this tutorial, our actor is going to be able to also move left and right. This tutorial shows how to use GetKey to handle the left and right arrow keys for movement. Then we add a function to flip the sprite horizontally, so it appears to face in the expected direction.
In this video we…
add left/right movement with arrow keys
add a function to handle sprite flipping, horizontally
An essential part of a platform game is the ability to jump. Sometimes you need to jump over barrels, onto mushroom people, or just jump up to the next platform.
Space Panic, released in November 1980, is probably the first platform game, but Donkey Kong introduced the jump mechanic in 1981.
Sometimes, putting a website into a subdirectory just doesn’t cut it. You need to have the website act like it’s on it’s own first party domain. But how do you do this with XAMPP? XAMPP uses Apache web server and to do this with Apache, you would create virtual hosts.
To create some XAMPP virtual hosts on our Mac, we need to
* create a virtual hosts entry for each virtual host
* include the virtual hosts file in the httpd.conf
* add an entry in your hosts file for each virtual host