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Beginning Facebook Game Apps Development by Wayne Graham

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Deployment Concerns

I hear a lot of people worry, often prematurely, about cheaters and people stealing the code for their games. I feel that the primary concern for your game is developing something that people want to play and that going too far down the rabbit hole of code obfuscation to keep people from stealing your code can lead you in to a false sense of security. A lot of talented developers are out there, and given enough time and interest, they can figure out what you are doing with your code.

However, there are some advantages to using a few techniques to obfuscate your code in production. When you minify you code, you create a file that is not human friendly, but the browser can still handle readily. At a basic level, minifying tools ...

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