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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
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Drawing 3D text decorated by particles

This recipe focuses on 3D text and particles. The output looks like this:

How to do it…

The HTML code:

<body onload="init()">
<script src="../threeLib/build/three.min.js"></script>
<script src="../threeLib/examples/js/geometries/TextGeometry.js"></script>
<script src="../threeLib/examples/js/utils/FontUtils.js"></script>
<script src="../threeLib/examples/fonts/helvetiker_regular.typeface.js"></script>

<script src="text3d.js"></script>

<canvas width="1000" height="600" id="MyCanvasArea" style="border:2px solid blue;">
    Canvas tag is not supported by your browser
<h1>3D rotating Text using three.js</h1>
<h1>Use arrow keys to make the text rotate and change the position of particles<br>
Press Enter key or spacebar to reset</h1>

The JavaScript code:

var can;
var scene...