English | 2012 | ISBN: 1849693706 | 344 Pages | PDF | 3.5 MB
Get a complete grounding in the exciting visual world of Canvas and HTML5 using this recipe-packed cookbook. Learn to create charts and graphs, draw complex shapes, add interactivity, work with Google maps, and much more.
Build interactive visualizations of data from scratch with integrated animations and events
Draw with canvas and other html5 elements that improve your ability to draw directly in the browser
Work and improve existing 3rd party charting solutions such as Google Maps
Our goal is that by the end of this book you will have a strong foundation; knowing when to create a chart on your own from scratch and when it would be a good idea to depend on other APIs.
We finish our book in our last two chapters exploring Google maps and integrating everything we learnt into a full project.
What you will learn from this book
Creating graphics in Canvas 2D and draw complex shapes
Building most of the common charts through step-by-step recipes
Discovering many fantastic charting solutions and learn how to deal with their capabilities and how to change them as well
Learning how to work with Google maps , Google Charts, and Google Docs API
Integrating your data into live data, xml driven data, objects, and strings
This cookbook is organized in a linear, progressive way allowing it to be read from start to finish, as well as to be used as a useful resource for specific tasks.
The HTML5 examples and recipes will have you making dynamic, interactive, and animated charts and graphs in no time.
Who this book is written for