Canvas From Scratch: Introducing Canvas

This is the first article in a series that will bring you up to speed with HTML5 canvas, the plugin-less drawing functionality built into modern browsers. In this introductory article, I’ll show you how to access the canvas element, draw shapes, change colours, and erase things.. It’s a whistle-stop tour of the basics of this amazing new Web technology

The series will be an exciting ride, and one that I hope you enjoy. I’m assuming that you’re already comfortable with JavaScript, but have little to no experience with canvas. Even if you’re new to JavaScript, don’t fret, as you’ll still learn something from these articles.

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