JavaScript Creativity

Exploring the Modern Capabilities of JavaScript and HTML5

Authors: Hudson, Shane

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JavaScript Creativity teaches you how to use every feature of this versatile and powerful language in exciting and creative ways. JavaScript can be used for so much more than simple interactivity. Master your use of canvas, animation, audio and video, 3D visualizations, motion detection and real-time collaboration. In every chapter of this book you will learn how to use and evolve JavaScript's creative capabilities in your own projects, as well as having project examples to follow throughout. Specifically, you will learn how to:

  • Expertly use canvas and animation
  • Push audio and video to their full capabilities
  • Code and manipulate advanced 3D visualizations
  • Create your own music directly from the browser
  • Implement real-time collaboration with Node.js
  • Explore real-time audio and video with WebRTC
  • Play with motion detection and gesture control
  • Combine all features into one social music creation experiment, similar to Google's 'Jam with Chrome'
JavaScript Creativity is for the developer who has a working knowledge of JavaScript and wants to take their code to the next level. Every feature explored can be manipulated and implemented in your everyday projects to really impress your clients or just increase your code skill. This book is an exciting, action-packed introduction to all the advanced and truly creative aspects of this language - start creative coding today!

About the authors

Shane Hudson is a freelance web site developer with a focus on both bleeding edge web technologies and web standards. He has extensive experience with JavaScript, having worked on a range of highly interactive web sites and side projects. He has a strong interest in the fields of artificial intelligence and computer vision. You can contact Shane by emailing shane@shanehudson.net or on twitter @ShaneHudson.

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  • Download immediately after purchase
Softcover $39.99
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  • ISBN 978-1-4302-5944-2
  • Free shipping for individuals worldwide
  • Usually dispatched within 3 to 5 business days.

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Bibliographic Information

Bibliographic Information
Book Title
JavaScript Creativity
Book Subtitle
Exploring the Modern Capabilities of JavaScript and HTML5
Authors
Copyright
2014
Publisher
Apress
Copyright Holder
Shane Hudson
eBook ISBN
978-1-4302-5945-9
DOI
10.1007/978-1-4302-5945-9
Softcover ISBN
978-1-4302-5944-2
Edition Number
1
Number of Pages
XIV, 184
Number of Illustrations and Tables
25 b/w illustrations
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