Instant EaselJS Starter

Build innovative and engaging HTML5 canvas applications for your mobile and desktop browsers

Instant EaselJS Starter

Fabio Biondi

Build innovative and engaging HTML5 canvas applications for your mobile and desktop browsers
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Book Details

ISBN 139781782165187
Paperback54 pages

About This Book

  • Learn something new in an Instant! A short, fast, focused guide delivering immediate results.
  • Learn to create interactive web content with the latest version of EaselJS framework and the HTML5 Canvas element
  • Starts with the basics and you will soon find yourself creating responsive and customized applications
  • Learn how to use EaselJS, TweenJS, and PreloadJS to create user interfaces and interactive animations

Who This Book Is For

EaselJS greatly simplifies application development in HTML5 Canvas using a syntax and an architecture very similar to the ActionScript 3.0 language. As a result, Flash / Flex developers will immediately feel at home but it’s very easy to learn even if you've never opened Flash in your life. The book targets Web designers, animators, Digital content producers, and Flash and Flex developers.

It’s assumed that you will have some experience in HTML and pure JavaScript.

Table of Contents

What You Will Learn

  • Download and install EaselJS and the CreateJS tools
  • Draw graphic primitives
  • Display dynamic text
  • Load images with JavaScript and PreloadJS
  • Work with Display Objects and the display list
  • Create the Container class
  • Learn the concept of a registration point
  • Handle mouse and touch events
  • Create animations with TweenJS and the Ticker class
  • Generate and use spritesheets with Zoë and EaselJS
  • Build cross-platform games and applications for desktop and mobile devices

In Detail

EaselJS, created by Grant Skinner, greatly simplifies application and game development in HTML5 Canvas and allows for the creation of an amazing user experience with a look, feel, and behaviour similar to native iOS and Android applications.

Instant EaselJS Starter is a starter guide that provides you with all the information you need to quickly create HTML5 canvas web applications. You will also learn how to use the other CreateJS tools like PreloadJS, TweenJS, Zoë and the CreateJS Toolkit to create fancy user experiences.

This book provides an introduction of the most important and useful features of EaselJS which is a part of the CreateJS suite, a JavaScript library for building rich and interactive Web Content. It will take you through a number of clear and practical tasks that will help you to create your first responsive HTML5 Canvas applications.


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Book Details

ISBN 139781782165187
Paperback54 pages
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