Node.js on Windows part 1: simple introduction

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For a couple of months I was intrigued by node.js, but i couldn’t find any simple guides to start with node on windows. It turns out it is actually very simple to start learning node.js on windows. To start you need 4 things. The windows node server, nodejs.exe download at http://nodejs.org A hello world node… Read more »

Supercharged JavaScript Graphics book review.

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Author: Raffaele Cecco publisher: O’Reilly Media pages: 280 Introduction A pleasant book written by an author with lots of experience. The examples are fun, and realistic. The tempo of the book is easy to follow for intermediate JavaScript developers. Review I like that the book begins with a DHTML example, this makes the reader really… Read more »

HTML5 Canvas book review

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Author: Steve Fulton, Jeff Fulton publisher: O’Reilly Media pages: 652 Summary Finally one extensive book over the Canvas element. This should attract the more creative ( Javascript ) programmers. I find it hard to describe the entry level of this book, however I get the feeling that novice to medior (JavaScript) developers should get along… Read more »

Rotate canvas on mouse drag

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Get the source at Github For a larger project of mine i needed to find a way to rotate cavas elements on mousedrag. So here’s my attempt to create this user interface functionality. Source and example Watch the demo Seperate steps First I divided the script into logical steps to simplify the problem. create a… Read more »

JavaScript: The Definitive Guide, Sixth Edition

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Author: David Flanagan publisher: O’Reilly Media pages: 1100 Summary Novice to advanced this book will open the web as your playground, a full course on JavaScript including the new features and API’s of HTML5. It will be hard to find any topic about JavaScript which not discussed in this book. Review First a short introduction… Read more »