Get the Original Width and Height of an Image

If you use the width and height properties of the image node (vanilla Javascript) or use jQuery’s width() or height() function, you’ll get the size that you see in the browser. Getting the actual dimension (native or natural width/height) of the image is actually quite easy. Let’s see how.

Continue reading “Get the Original Width and Height of an Image”

Creating a Paint Application with HTML5 Canvas

Let’s build a simple painting (or sketching) application using HTML5 <canvas> element along with its Javascript API. Although the app will be small, there’s going to be quite a bit of information for intake. So I’ll break the entire process into different tutorials (posts).
Continue reading “Creating a Paint Application with HTML5 Canvas”

17 Neat HTML5 Games To Keep You Busy This Weekend

Flash games are old and technology is advancing. I have collected some amazing HTML5 games that you can play this weekend and keep yourself busy. They are in random order (no ranking or anything else). Make sure you are using a modern browser that supports HTML5 and Canvas.

Continue reading “17 Neat HTML5 Games To Keep You Busy This Weekend”

The Real Beauty of CSS3 Box Shadows

You might have used CSS3 box shadows several times to create some pretty looking drop shadows like you do in Photoshop. That’s great! But do you even know how it can be used for some other mind boggling purposes ? If not, then you are definitely going to like what I am about to show you.
Continue reading “The Real Beauty of CSS3 Box Shadows”