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Canvas Cookbook

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Canvas Cookbook

Overview of this book

With the growing popularity of HTML5 Canvas, this book offers tailored recipes to help you develop portable applications, presentations, and games. The recipes are simple yet creative and build on each other. At every step, the book inspires the reader to develop his/her own recipe. From basic to advanced, every aspect of Canvas API has been covered to guide readers to develop their own application, presentation, or game.
Table of Contents (16 chapters)
Canvas Cookbook
About the Author
About the Reviewer


This chapter explains how to draw lines, arcs, curves, and text. These basic building blocks are further combined to create colorful and beautiful drawings. In this chapter we will cover:

  • Drawing lines

  • Drawing horizontal, vertical, and assorted lines

  • Drawing joins

  • Drawing arc1

  • Drawing arc2

  • Drawing a quadratic curve

  • Drawing a rainbow

  • Drawing a Bezier curve

  • Drawing a flag

  • Drawing text

  • Drawing 3D text with shadows

  • Adding shadows to objects

  • Drawing a house