Working with the Canvas
canvas element is one of the most interesting new developments in HTML5. While the
The canvas tag is supported by nearly all current browsers. The latest versions of Chrome, Safari, Opera, and Firefox all support the canvas tag elements completely. (To be honest, pixel-level manipulation is not available in Firefox 3.x, but is in Firefox 4.) The one notable holdout is (you probably guessed it) Microsoft. As of IE8, the canvas tag is still not supported, although support for the canvas element is promised for IE9. In the meantime, the ExplorerCanvas project available at http://excanvas.sourceforge.net is a promising alternative. It allows an easy way to add canvas functionality to even the older ...