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HTML5 Quick Markup Reference by Wallace Jackson

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© Wallace Jackson 2016

Wallace Jackson, HTML5 Quick Markup Reference, 10.1007/978-1-4302-6536-8_19

19. HTML5 Real-Time Rendering: Using the <canvas> Tag

Wallace Jackson

(1)Lompoc, California, USA

Now let’s discuss the <canvas> tag in HTML5, which allows you to use the canvas, an advanced real-time rendering surface that you can access directly in real-time using JavaScript code. Since the <canvas> tag specifies (creates in memory) a real-time drawing surface, it is covered it in this book to show you what it can do for your HTML5 applications and documents. The HTML5 content creation pipeline just got a little bit more complex (design, markup, style, program, real-time render, and publish). Other operating systems, such as Android, also have a Canvas ...

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