Getting Started with CreateJS

Getting Started with CreateJS
Getting Started with CreateJS is published by in February 2014. This book has 102 pages in English, ISBN-13 9781783980260.

CreateJS is a popular, well supported JavaScript library used for web advertising, education, gaming, and cartooning.The CreateJS suite consists of different libraries that are designed to work independently or together to create rich interactive content on open web technologies on an HTML5 canvas. In CreateJS, the EaselJS API provides solutions for working with rich graphics and interactivity and integrates well with its tweening library; TweenJS.

Starting with the basics of CreateJS, you will learn how to create your first working web application. You will gain practical experience of utilizing features like drag-and-drop, caching, filtering, and painting, to build visually impressive web applications.

Filled with practical examples and extensive descriptions, this book starts by helping you with installing and configuring the CreateJS suite in different environments. You will then discover the EaselJS API and implement the basic objects and methods. You will progress to create animations in CreateJS using TweenJS and will learn to optimize the performance of animations for better rendering in different browsers.

You will also learn to use the Vector masks to create multiple layers on the canvas.Finally, you will gain the expertise to develop your own web applications, rich with stunning visual renditions and a hands-on experience of working with CreateJS.

This is a definitive guide for anyone who is planning to use the prolific CreateJS suite to develop compelling web applications.

What you will learn from this book

  • Install and configure CreateJS
  • Implement the drag-and-drop interactions
  • Utilize HTML5 to develop complex animations with EaselJS and TweenJS
  • Improve animation rendering with caching techniques
  • Enhance pictures and shapes using filters like hue
  • Build a UI using CreateJS

Approach

This is a detailed, step-by-step guide that helps you to optimize the features of the CreateJS suite and take you ahead towards using HTML5 to build visually stunning web applications.

Who this book is written for

If you are a web developer with some experience in JavaScript development, and want to enter the fascinating world of feature-rich Internet applications with CreateJS, then this book is perfect for you.

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