ZIM js JavaScript Framework

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ZIM Dynamo and Accelerator launches with version 4.7.2 for HTML Canvas, JavaScript and CreateJS

http://zimjs.com/code/zide/ demonstrates the new dynamic scene functionality in the latest release of ZIM – 4.7.2. DYNAMO Dynamo takes a zim.Sprite and lets you change its speed by a percentSpeed property.  … Continue reading

February 2, 2017 · Leave a comment

ZIM 4.7 Launches with Animation Series, Sprite Improvements and more for HTML Canvas Coding with JavaScript and CreateJS

ZIM 4.7.0 (and actually 4.7.1) has launched – hey, did you guys notice the 4 in the ZIM Logo Icon? http://zimjs.com – is the URL to the ZIMjs Framework for … Continue reading

January 23, 2017 · Leave a comment

SpriteSheets in ZIM – canvas coding with #JavaScript and #CreateJS

SpriteSheets let you animate graphics by loading one graphic and providing data for the frames.  CreateJS has SpriteSheet and Sprite support.  ZIM uses these as a base and then adds … Continue reading

January 14, 2017 · 4 Comments

ZIM 4.6 New Updates for HTML Canvas Coding!

ZIM 4.6.0 has launched with a new Swiper class added to the Pages module.  Swiper is like an invisible slider with Damping.  It is good for controlling rotation and scale … Continue reading

January 8, 2017 · Leave a comment

ZIM Learn Launches Three Workshops for HTML Canvas, JavaScript and CreateJS

ZIM has launched the first set of three-hour workshops for learning to code on the HTML Canvas in JavaScript.  Each workshops has a ZIP file for teachers with all the … Continue reading

December 30, 2016 · Leave a comment

ZIM Ornamate – Wow! You have to try this! It is #Spirograph meets the #HTML #Canvas from #ZIMjs, #JavaScript and #CreateJS

“I wondered what would happen if we put a circle in a circle in a circle in a circle and made sliders for the sizes and steppers for the speeds … Continue reading

December 16, 2016 · Leave a comment

ZIM 4.4 has Faster HitTests! #HTML #Canvas #JavaScript #ZIMjs #CreateJS

ZIM 4.4.0 has launched with an update to its hitTests to greatly improve SPEED.  Pictured above is hitTestCircle() acting on 1000 droids at 60 FPS.  The trick to performance was … Continue reading

December 8, 2016 · Leave a comment

LOOPY! A New Way to Loop – with ZIM for HTML Canvas, JavaScript and CreateJS

ZIM 4.3 has introduced a loop function that handles FOUR different tasks.  It has a more familiar format than a for loop: for (var i=0; i<10; i++) {} The params … Continue reading

December 8, 2016 · Leave a comment

Learn to Code Games, Puzzles, Apps on the HTML Canvas with Easy, Modern, Stylish ZIM for JavaScript!

ZIM Learn Zim Learn at http://zimjs.com/code/learn now includes EASY steps to start coding on the modern HTML Canvas: Make a Browser or Mobile Puzzle, Game, etc. with just one page … Continue reading

December 3, 2016 · Leave a comment

ZIM Bits +64 tutorial examples of Interactive Media on the HTML Canvas with JavaScript and CreateJS

ZIM BITS at http://zimjs.com/code/bits.html has reached the goal of 64 tutorial examples of interactive media techniques for the HTML Canvas with JavaScript and CreateJS.  The goal was reached with a … Continue reading

November 18, 2016 · Leave a comment

The Easy Way to Build In JavaScript – for artists, designers, beginners, newbies, kids, teens, and even experienced coders!

ZIMjs at http://zimjs.com is an open source framework for making interactive media pizzazz in JavaScript!  ZIM uses the free-form, draw-optimized HTML CANVAS so it is a little different than traditional … Continue reading

October 25, 2016 · Leave a comment

Interactive Media Pizzazz! With ZIM js for HTML Canvas powered by CreateJS.

As of ZIM version 4.1.0 and on, the Button and Pane classes support a background parameter [EDIT – 4.1.1 supports Label backing].  You can pass any display object (Shape, Bitmap, … Continue reading

October 19, 2016 · Leave a comment

ZIM 4TH Launches with new Display Objects, Methods and Properties for HTML Canvas Coding in JavaScript and CreateJS

WHAT’S NEW ZIM – at http://zimjs.com has launched version 4 called ZIM 4TH with a new site and dramatically updated docs. The new version introduces ZIM basic display objects that extend … Continue reading

October 12, 2016 · Leave a comment

Six New ZIM Bits – Total 50!

Along with the launch of the new ZIM 4TH site – there are 6 new ZIM Bits taking the total to 50 Bits – on its way to 64 before … Continue reading

October 12, 2016 · Leave a comment