HTML5 Canvas (2nd Edition) Is Out, Goes Chinese!

Our new edition of HTML5 Canvas is out, and it’s getting some good reviews.  We poured a lot of effort into this one to make sure it was updated for 2013.   We just heard from O’Reilly that… Read More

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

HTML5 Canvas + Web Cam + Chrome = HTML5 Video Puzzle Of You! (Demo)

We are finishing up an update to our HTML5 Canvas book, and I wanted to share one of new examples.   This one takes the Video Puzzle app from the first edition of the book, and adds web… Read More

Don’t be afraid of Windows 8 Desktop

This (Windows 8 has problems, but it doesn’t deserve the dreaded Vista comparison)says that Windows 8 is only good for touch screens.   He is wrong. Windows 8 is just Windows 7 with new “window” dressing and a… 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

Xbox 360 Internet Explorer Plays HTML5 Games…But Not Flash

This morning I work up early to download the new Xbox Live update that includes Internet Explorer.  My goal was to try out some of our HTML5 Canvas game experiments to see is they work on the new… Read More

box2dweb for the HTML5 Canvas: Converting MTS Units To Pixels To Apply To The Canvas

I’m starting to love box2dweb. I’ve been working on a revisions for the new edition of our O’Reilly book on the HTML5 Canvas, and I thought it would be nice to add some coverage of box2d to chapter… Read More

HTML5 Canvas : Animating Gradients To Create A Retro Atari Style Color Cycle

We just finished our semi-final run into the Atari Pong Developer Contest last week, but I’m still feeling a little “retro”.   This weekend I decided to see if I could replicate an old-style Atari color-cycle in HTML5… Read More

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