Web designers have always been acutely aware of the limitations of their medium: slow modems have limited the size and number of graphics used on web sites, and designers even once had to limit their graphics to a “web-safe palette” of 216 colors.
While Flash has long been the primary tool used by professional game developers to create online games, HTML5 opens up game development to web developers.
The 10K Apart contest mentioned here with increasing frequency has spawned a really impressive number of beautifully-executed HTML5 games.
When a Russian computer engineer unleashed Tetris on the world in 1984, he couldn’t have known how addictive the game would prove, or how many billions of dollars in lost productivity it would cost worldwide.
In today’s world of increasingly complex Web sites that use increasingly powerful code to build slick interfaces, there’s something quite refreshing about Canvas Rider.
FrozenDEFENCE is an attractively designed tower defense game that builds on the power of the HTML5 Canvas element.
The holidays are upon us, and we all know what that means: More time for gaming! And so games will be my main focus for the next week.
A particle system is a computer graphics model for convincingly simulating fluid or fuzzy objects such as flame, smoke, water bubbles, and the like.
You are a sort of modern-day Rip Van Winkle. You’ve been in a state of suspended animation for forty-two years. And someone named Frank has been waiting for you to awake.
The editorial team at Scientific American, the leading popular science magazine, teamed up with the Baltimore-based digital firm R2integrated to develop a site that is an informative and entertaining resource for exploring the human brain.
One of the very first social networking sites, Myspace has evolved over the years into one of the Web’s top sites for discovering and enjoying media, from music to photos and games to video.
Back in early November, I covered the 10K Apart contest, which challenged Web developers to build rich Web pages as economically as possible.
The online how-to guide eHow, a rich resource of instructional texts and videos, has been exploring all the ways that Internet Explorer 9 makes content more functional, videos more watchable, and the site more beautiful.
FlowerOscope, created by the Parisian advertising agency La Surprise, is an absolutely beautiful and enchanting emulation of the classic kaleidoscope toy.
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