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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

Chapter 2. Shapes and Composites

This chapter explains to draw various shapes. These basic building blocks are further combined to create desired drawings. In this chapter we will cover:

  • Drawing rectangles

  • Drawing triangles

  • Drawing circles

  • Drawing gradients

  • Working with custom shapes and styles

  • Demonstrating translation, rotation, and scaling

  • Drawing an ellipse

  • Saving and restoring canvas state

  • Demonstrating compositions

  • Drawing a mouse