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ZIM 6.5.0 Launches with AudioSprite Support for #Canvas, #JavaScript, #CreateJS and #ZIMjs

ZIM 6.5.0 at http://zimjs.com has launched with support for AudioSprites.  Here is an example: http://zimjs.com/code/audiosprite/ AudioSprites let you load a single audio file with multiple sounds inside.  There is an … Continue reading

November 5, 2017 · Leave a comment

Custom Font Support in ZIM loadAssets() #Canvas #JavaScript #CreateJS #ZIMjs

ZIM 6.4.0 has launched with support for preloading custom fonts with zim.loadAssets().  This piggy backs on the excellent CreateJS library’s FontLoader class and lets you consolidate loading in ZIM with … Continue reading

October 29, 2017 · Leave a comment

ZIM 6.3 Launches with Transform Tools for #Canvas #JavaScript #CreateJS and #ZIMjs

ZIM 6.3.0 has launched at http://zimjs.com with a new transform() method available for every ZIM display object such as images, shapes and components.  An example can be found here: http://zimjs.com/code/transform/Continue reading

October 6, 2017 · Leave a comment

ZIM Teach Launches with Workshops and Lessons for Visual JavaScript Coding on the Canvas

ZIM Teach has launched at http://zimjs.com/code/teach.html as a resource for teaching very VISUAL JavaScript code on the HTML Canvas. ZIM Teach compliments the ZIM Learn section at http://zimjs.com/code/learn.html which has … Continue reading

September 26, 2017 · Leave a comment

ZIM Badges – ART – in-depth JavaScript Canvas Tutorial for Generative Art is Live!

ZIM Badges – ART – has launched to help you build four examples of Interactive and Generative Art with controls to go from page to page.  http://zimjs.com/code/badges.html The Badges Tutorial … Continue reading

September 25, 2017 · Leave a comment

ZIM 6.2.0 Launches with Noise and CreateJS 1.0.0 support – #HTML #Canvas #JavaScript #ZIMjs

ZIM 6.2.0 at http://zimjs.com has launched with a new Noise() class for making generative art with OpenSimplex noise (similar to Simplex Noise and Perlin Noise).  Also, there is a new … Continue reading

September 17, 2017 · Leave a comment

Touchy – Mobile App for iOS and Android Re-built in ZIM #canvas #mobile #JavaScript #CreateJS #ZIMjs

The Touchy Mobile App found at http://touchy.mobi by Dan Zen has been relaunched on Apple iTunes and Google Play stores.  The app was originally built in Flash AIR and now … Continue reading

August 31, 2017 · Leave a comment

Accessibility for the HTML Canvas with ZIM (six) – Easy to Code with #ZIMjs and #CreateJS.

ZIM (six) http://zimjs.com has launched with accessibility for screen readers on the HTML Canvas for destop and mobile.  Try Accessibility tests here: http://zimjs.com/code/accessibility. Testing was done on Windows Narrator, Apple … Continue reading

August 30, 2017 · Leave a comment

ZIM 5.5.0 Launches with Optional zim Namespace. #html #canvas #javascript #createjs #zimjs

ZIM 5.5.0 has launched at http://zimjs.com and no longer requires the zim namespace.  For example: var circle = new zim.Circle(); // has the zim namespace var circle = new Circle(); … Continue reading

August 10, 2017 · Leave a comment

Multi-touch Gestures – Pan, Pinch, Rotate with ZIM for the #HTML #Canvas with #ZIMjs powered by #CreateJS

ZIM 5.4.0 has launched featuring zim.gesture() for multitouch gestures of pan (position), pinch (scale) and rotate (rotation) on touch screen devices and screens.  See an example and read the code … Continue reading

August 7, 2017 · Leave a comment

Official ZIM (vee/5) Site Launch + Badges Tutorial for #HTML #Canvas #JavaScript

The ZIM VEE (5) site has officially launched at http://zimjs.com and features a new Badges Tutorial section to make an Alien Detector app and earn badges.  The tutorial has 60 … Continue reading

July 28, 2017 · Leave a comment

CODE ZERO – Learn to Code with ZIM for #JavaScript, #HTML #Canvas

ZIM  has launched a new video series called CODE ZERO that talks about code from right from the start.  This series takes a fun, simple, visual and philosophical approach suited … Continue reading

June 27, 2017 · Leave a comment

ZIM 5.3.0 Launches with SoundWave #frequency analysis for #HTML #JavaScript and #CreateJS at #ZIMjs

Ah… the old classic Frequency Bars!  ZIM 5.3.0 has launched at http://zimjs.com that now includes a SoundWave() class for easy Sound Frequency Analysis. var soundWave = new zim.SoundWave(50); soundWave.on(“ready”, function() … Continue reading

June 19, 2017 · Leave a comment

PaperJS Famous Wave recreated in ZIM on the #HTML #Canvas with #JavaScript #CreateJS and #ZIMjs

ZIM 5.1.0 has launched with a new Blob class complete with multiple types of Bezier controls.  The ZIM Blob can be edited and recorded.  The Bezier points can be animated … Continue reading

May 2, 2017 · Leave a comment

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