International Day Against DRM is Tuesday, May 6th

Here at 8bitrocket, we fully support a DRM-Free world. A place where you control the content you PURCHASE. Yes, I said purchase.  There are just pennies on the dollar for the developers of EVERY medium in today’s world… Read More

HTML5 Canvas Book Example Files

HTML5 Canvas Book Example Files Just in case these are not just available yet on the O’Reilly Site http://www.8bitrocket.com/html5canvas/2nd_edition_examples_2_4_8_9_10.zip http://www.8bitrocket.com/html5canvas/2nd_edition_examples_1_3_5_6_7_11.zip

In Celebration of Day Against DRM (Fri, May 3, 2013) 5000+ titles 1/2 off including HTML5 Canvas 2nd Edition

              In Celebration of *Day *Against DRM Save 50% on 5000+ Ebooks & Videos (Save 60% on orders over $100) Having the ability to download files at your convenience, store them on… Read More

The HTML5 Canvas Second Edition Has Been Released (Deal of the Day, 50% off)

  The Second Edition (so the 3rd book) I have written with my brother Steve, The HTML5 Canvas was released today by O’Reilly. If you are interested in this wildly popular subject (for tech heads), you can get… Read More

Friday was a Tough Day for a Deadline, but HTML5 Canvas 2nd Edition Is Nearly Complete

By Jeff Fulton (8bitjeff) Tough Day for a Deadline, but HTML5 Canvas 2nd Edition Is Nearly Complete There will be no Atari video game retrospectives this weekend on 8bitrocket. Far too many little ones will not get to… Read More

We are looking for Paid Technical Reviewers for the 2nd Edition of The HTML5 Canvas book on O’Reilly

By Jeff D. Fulton (8bitjeff) We are looking for Paid Technical Reviewers for the 2nd Edition of The HTML5 Canvas book on O’Reilly press. We have added about 150 new pages that need to be reviewed by 2-3… Read More

Hit Testing For Accessibility May Be Added To The W3C HTML5 Canvas Specification. What Does It Mean For Game Developers?

By Steve Fulton While searching for the  updated W3C HTML 2d Context (Canvas) API Specification today I ran into some some references to a  new feature the W3C has proposed to add the Canvas Spec: Hit Testing …. Read More

Things We’ve Learned The Hard Way #1: What A Customer Means When They Ask For HTML5

By Steve Fulton

Four HTML5 Canvas Game Demos Running Full Screen On An iPad 2 (video)

By Jeff Fulton Four HTML5 Canvas games with touch controls running from our web site as full screen apps on an iPad 2. Notice the smooth performance in Mobile Safari. These also run on the Kindle Fire web… Read More

HTML5 Canvas Game: Tic Tac Pro Quack The Glass – Goes Gold

8bitrocket in conjunction with Producto Studios and in association with TicTacDontion.com is proud to announce the launch of our HTML5 Canvas only game targeted to work on ANY HTML5 browser platform (mobile or desktop). 8bitrocket and Producto Studios… Read More

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