HTML5 canvas Bootcamp for beginners 25 easy steps
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Basic introduction to about how to use canvas element on your webpage JavaScript dynamic image generation
4.6 (32 ratings)
Instead of using a simple lifetime average, Udemy calculates a course's star rating by considering a number of different factors such as the number of ratings, the age of ratings, and the likelihood of fraudulent ratings.
14,892 students enrolled
Created by Laurence Svekis
Last updated 4/2016
Current price: Free Original price: $120 Discount: 100% off
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  • 2 hours on-demand video
  • 5 Articles
  • 1 Supplemental Resource
  • Full lifetime access
  • Access on mobile and TV
  • Certificate of Completion
What Will I Learn?
  • create amazing drawing on canvas
  • create a dynamic image on a webpage
  • use JavaScript to draw on canvas
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  • Basic JavaScript HTML
  • desire to learn
  • computer access

Do you want to learn about HTML5 canvas and get drawing on your web pages quickly?

This is a crash course on how to use HTML5 canvas, taught by an instructor with over 15 years web development experience 

Topics covered include

  • Introduction to what canvas is and how to use it
  • Basics of lines and strokes
  • moving paths and pixel locations
  • using images within canvas
  • adding text
  • cool effects - shadows and more
  • transformations
  • working with dynamic content looping
  • color formats along with how to apply gradients
  • showing you how to render your canvas content to and image

Canvas consists of a draw-able region defined in HTML code with height and width attributes. JavaScript code may access the area through a full set of drawing functions, allowing for dynamically generated graphics.

Some common uses of canvas include building graphs, animations, games, and image composition.

This course includes everything you need to build a solid foundation to create amazing content using canvas on your web pages.

Let begin learning HTML5 canvas.

Who is the target audience?
  • anyone who wants to use canvas on web pages
  • create images on the fly
  • web developers
  • web designers
  • JavaScript developers
Curriculum For This Course
27 Lectures
Learn the basics of Canvas
13 Lectures 55:37

How to make your first drawing on canvas

Using Stroke and Fill methods in HTML5 canvas

Clear Canvas more about colors and fills

HTML5 canvas how to add shadows

HTML5 moving and drawing lines on canvas

Begin paths and close path to separate drawing

Using Save and restore on canvas HTML5

How to draw a circle in canvas HTML5

Working with curves on canvas HTML5

Source Code
Canvas HTML5 doing more
14 Lectures 52:59
Adding text to your image on Canvas HTML5

Loops and Dashes in Canvas HTML5

Source code for dashes text and loops

Working with images simple image insert

Images from server source on canvas HTML5

Inserting images and resizing them in canvas

Crop images in HTML5 canvas

Working with Color picking random colors

Creating Gradients in HTML5 canvas

Canvas transformations scaling rotating

Source Code

Create image from canvas element HTML5

Source Code to render Image as src output

Resources and references
About the Instructor
Laurence Svekis
4.2 Average rating
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289,094 Students
183 Courses
Instructor, 18+yrs Web Experience

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"I have a passion for anything digital technology related, enjoy programming and the challenge of developing successful digital experiences. As an experienced developer, I created my first computer applications in 1990, and my first website in 1998.  I enjoy sharing my knowledge with others and want to help you share in the wonderful opportunities that the internet provides."

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Background : An experienced web application developer, having worked on multiple enterprise level applications, hundreds of websites, business solutions and many unique and innovative web applications.  Web application development areas of expertise include HTML, CSS, JavaScript, JQuery, Bootstrap, PHP and MySQL. Anything to do with web creation and digital experience. Passionate about everything to do with web application development, programming to online marketing with a strong focus on social media and SEO

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