Javascript gaming framework


Just another JavaScript game framework

Jest provides a way to rapidly create JavaScript (HTML5) games using the canvas element.

Jest's features include

  • State system
  • UI elements such as buttons, custom cursor, and text.
  • Sprite sheet generation to cache rotations and animatins
  • Animated sprites
  • Parallax backgrounds
  • Tilemaps
  • Tiled Sprites
  • Resource loading (supports images and sounds)
  • Full featured particle engine
  • Mouse and keyboard events.


Some projects using JEST

Things that still need to be done

  • Finish examples (In progress)
  • Create an example for each of the core features
  • Better engine integration for collision handling