HTML5 2D game development, Graphics and animation

Drawing into the canvas and putting things in motion

From the developerWorks archives

David Geary

Date archived: April 22, 2019 | First published: October 02, 2012

In this series, HTML5 maven David Geary shows you how to implement an HTML5 2D video game one step at a time. This installment covers Canvas graphics and HTML5 animation. You'll see how to draw the game's graphics and how to set them in motion. You will also learn the best way to animate with HTML5, how to scroll the background, and how to implement parallax to simulate three dimensions.

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