Authoring Games with JIFFEE
The best way to get started is by reading and working through the hands-on tutorial. You don't need to do the whole thing; even the first couple chapters will demonstrate enough for you to write a fully functional game. Working through additional chapters will expand your skills and possibilities, but that's strictly optional.
Finally, there is a wealth of advice available to help you:
Of course you can - that's the whole point. You are welcome to read, play with, and use any of the code on this web site, but be aware that I do retain copyright to it. I grant you the right to publish your own games that include the JIFFEE system code, but you may not sell or redistribute JIFFEE itself (or its documentation) except to the extent that it is embedded in your game. My current plan is to eventually open-source this whole tool, but not until I'm comfortable that it's reasonably stable and complete.
In order to publish your game, you will need to use a hosting service which allows you to upload HTML files. There are many free hosting services available, such as:
If you think your game is really good, please consider sharing it:
JIFFEE and JIFFEEgames.com copyright © 2007-2010 by Michael S. Kenniston. All rights reserved. This page was last updated on 2010-01-01.