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HTML 5 Canvas Components with JavaScript and ZIMjs

ZIM has a powerful set of components for the HTML 5 Canvas including Label, Button, CheckBox, RadioButtons,  Indicator, Slider, Dial, Window, Pane, Tabs, Pad, Stepper, ColorPicker, Waiter, Loader, TextArea and … Continue reading

June 19, 2018 · 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 Teach Launches with Workshops and Lessons for Visual JavaScript Coding on the Canvas

ZIM Teach has launched at http://zimjs.com/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/learn.html which has … Continue reading

September 26, 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

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/accessibility. Testing was done on Windows Narrator, Apple … Continue reading

August 30, 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

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

ZIM 5.0 Launches with Particle Emitter for #HTML #Canvas with #JavaScript and #CreateJS with #ZIMjs

ZIM 5 has launched with a new concept called a ZIM VEE value.  http://zimjs.com This allows for dynamic parameters and works in conjunction with a new global command called zik() … Continue reading

May 2, 2017 · Leave a comment

ZIM 4.8.0 Launches with MotionController and GamePad for HTML #Canvas with #JavaScript and #CreateJS #ZIMjs

ZIM 4.8.0 at http://zimjs.com has launched with support for Game Controllers using the HTML navigator.getGamepads API including buttons and sticks: “A”,”B”,”X”,”Y”, (Triangle, Circle, Cross and Square) “LB”,”RB”,”LT”,”RT”, (for left and … Continue reading

February 21, 2017 · Leave a comment

CSS Animation vs Canvas Animation with #ZIMjs and #CreateJS

CSS ANIMATION vs ZIM ANIMATION A ball animating to the middle of the page creating a drop – repeating three times and the drop gets bigger until it turns into … Continue reading

February 12, 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
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