• Web Development
    Canvas From Scratch: Transformations and GradientsCanvas from scratch
    In this article, I'm going to walk you through transformations in the canvas, as well as shadows and gradients. Transformations are an extremely valuable set of methods that allow you to start being creative with the way you draw objects on the canvas. Let's get started after the jump!Read More…
  • HTML & CSS
    Automated Optimization with HTML5 Boilerplate BuildHtml5 boilerplate
    HTML5 Boilerplate is widely recognized as a rock-solid foundation for building new web-based sites and applications. That said, few are aware that the tool offers more than simply setting up your development environment. It also helps you "wrap up" your work by providing an awesome cross-platform build process.Read More…
  • Web Development
    Canvas From Scratch: Advanced DrawingCanvas from scratch
    In the previous article in this series, you learned about the canvas element, and the basics for drawing on it. In this article, I'm going to demonstrate some of the more advanced drawing functionality.Read More…
  • Web Development
    Canvas From Scratch: Introducing CanvasCanvas from scratch
    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.Read More…
  • General
    The State of Video on the WebState of video
    A few days ago, Google announced that they were dropping support for the H.264 video codec in its popular browser, Chrome. In light of that, today, we're going to take a look at the ramifications and current state of video on the web.Read More…
  • HTML & CSS
    How to Build Cross-Browser HTML5 FormsTut preview
    In this tutorial, we're going to take a look at how to serve HTML5 forms to modern browsers, while compensating for older browsers by using a mix of Webforms2, Modernizr, jQuery UI and assorted jQuery Plugins. Read More…
  • HTML & CSS
    HTML5 and CSS3 Without GuiltScream
    Not every HTML5 or CSS3 feature has widespread browser support, naturally. To compensate for this, enterprising developers have created a number of tools to let you use these technologies today, without leaving behind users who still live in the stone age.Read More…
  • Web Development
    How to Generate Noise with CanvasGenerate noise with canvas
    Not too long ago, I noted on Twitter that it'd be fantastic if, one day, CSS3 provided support for adding noise to elements (not audio, but texture). After a bit of experimentation and Googling, I came across a solution that uses JavaScript and canvas to dynamically create noise. Read More…
  • HTML & CSS
    HTML5 JavaScript APIsHtml5 apis
    Just because you didn’t get to go to that awesome conference doesn’t mean that you can’t still watch the lectures! Each weekend, we’ll feature a recommended web development lecture on Nettuts+. In December of last year, Remy Sharp spoke at CODEBITS about the various new HTML5 APIs. In the talk, he covers the video element, canvas, web storage, and other techniques.Read More…
  • News
    Winners Announced: 10 Free Copies of "Introducing HTML5"Introducing html5 thumb
    Recently, Remy Sharp and Bruce Lawson teamed up to write the excellent "Introducing HTML5." Right now, there's a lot of confusing smoke hovering around the term HTML5: what is it, what's included in it, what can we dependably use, what can't we? Bruce and Remy, in their book, do a fantastic job of of providing the essentials of what you absolutely must know about this developing technology. Read More…
  • HTML & CSS
    HTML5 Audio and Video: What you Must KnowHtml5 audio and video
    In promotion of what I consider to be the best HTML5 book currently available on the market, Remy Sharp and Bruce Lawson agreed to donate a chapter of Introducing HTML5 to our readers, which details the ins and outs of working with HTML5 video and audio. A LONG TIME AGO, in a galaxy that feels a very long way away, multimedia on the Web was limited to tinkling MIDI tunes and animated GIFs. As bandwidth got faster and compression technologies improved, MP3 music supplanted MIDI and real video began to gain ground. All sorts of proprietary players battled it out—Real Player, Windows Media, and so on—until one emerged as the victor in 2005: Adobe Flash, largely because of the ubiquity of its plugin and the fact that it was the delivery mechanism of choice for YouTube. Read More…
  • HTML5
    Getting Offline Access with HTML5 Application Code
    Just when you thought you'd seen all the cool features of HTML5, I'm here to bring you yet another one. The internet is no longer about just websites; it's about web applications. Often, our users are on portable or mobile devices, and they won't always have access to a network. With HTML5's Application Cache, you can provide them with all or some of the functionality they would have online, no matter where they go.Read More…
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