The HTML5 specification is made up of a lot of factors that contribute to it being one of the coolest out in the industry. The video element alone makes it one of the easiest to put together websites without too many considerations. Aprart from the video element the canvas element stands out as the Fonz of the lot. The coolest project I’ve seen so far is the project Full Screen Mario (Full Screen Mario), easily one of the coolest things Ive seen in a long time. The canvas element utilizes the 2D api, that I will explain in detail further down the post.
The following is a small tutorial introducing you to the canvas element. I am going to take you through some of the basics of the system and hopefully get you interested enough to look deeper into the specification (it’s literally enough to fill volumes).
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