PacktLib: Build Gamified Websites with PHP and jQuery

Build Gamified Websites with PHP and jQuery

Credits

About the Author

About the Reviewers

www.PacktPub.com

Preface

Gamifying the Educational Process

What exactly is gamification?

History of gamification in education

The future of gamification in education

Summary

The Framework

Business objectives

Target behaviors

Players

Activity loops

Fun

Tools

Account creation screen

Summary

Objectives and Target Behavior

Fogg behavioral model

Triggers

Increasing our players' ability

Identify internal and external triggers

Our development environment

Installing a LAMP stack

Summary

The Players

Bartle Test of Gamer Psychology

Our players

Creating the MySQL database

Summary

Activity

Pyramid of game elements

Gamification toolbox – better than PBLs

The VuPoint application

Account Creation Page

Summary

The Fun

Intrinsic versus extrinsic behavior

What makes "fun" fun?

The player's experience

The Scoring module

The Achievement module

The Leaderboard module

Players currently online

Summary

The Wrap Up

Just the beginning

Third party plugins

More resources

Tables

Tables

Tables

Index