CHAPTER 10

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Interacting with the Browser Using Gestures

This chapter aims to take everything you’ve learned so far and put it all together to make an ambitious music creation web app that allows multiple people to play instruments, using computer-generated audio, at the same time using just JavaScript, Node.js, and some HTML5 APIs. Oh, and it also needs to use the webcam to allow input using your fingers in the air.

As I’m sure you can imagine this is a massive task. This chapter gets you to a basic version of it and allows you to extend the task however you please. For example, instead of tracking all fingers so that you can play the keyboard ...

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