HTML5 Canvas

Online Course

HTML5 Canvas

What is the course about?

HTML5 Canvas
The course HTML5 Canvas is an online class provided by Udacity. The skill level of the course is Beginner. It may be possible to receive a verified certification or use the course to prepare for a degree.

Canvas is an HTML5 element which gives you drawable surface inside your web pages you can control with JavaScript. Powerful enough to use for compositing images and even creating games.

Course description
  • HTML5 Canvas
  • 2 weeks
  • From Pixels to Animation!
  • In this course, through several sample projects, you’ll learn how to use the canvas; how to make compositions using shapes, images, and text; how to create effects and filters on images and how to create animations.
  • HTML5 Canvas Basics
  • From Pixels to Animation
  • Learn what the Canvas is and how it affects graphics in the browser.
  • Learn how to make compositions with text and images with memes!
  • Practice using the API.
  • Learn how images are stored by the Canvas2D context.
  • Learn how to modify images by applying various effects and filters.
  • Create your first animation!
  • To succeed in this course, we expect you to have some HTML and JavaScript experience. You should at minimum understand loops, functions, and conditional statements(if/else).
  • Udacity’s JavaScript Basics course and HTML/CSS course are good preparation for this course.
  • See the Technology Requirements for using Udacity.
  • You should take this course if you want to move beyond static HTML tag content and build on your JavaScript skills to make interactive and engaging experiences. Maybe you want to start on the journey of creating a game or complex animations, maybe you want to create visually compelling compositions like infographs, or maybe you just want to make memes. Canvas to the rescue.
  • This is a recommended course for the Front-End Web Developer nanodegree, and will help you complete the Frogger project.

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HTML5 Canvas

Course Topic

Computer Science, Programming

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Place of class

Online, self-paced (see curriculum for more information)



Degree & Cost

HTML5 Canvas

To obtain a verified certificate from Udacity you have to finish this course or the latest version of it, if there is a new edition. The class may be free of charge, but there could be some cost to receive a verified certificate or to access the learning materials. The specifics of the course may have been changed, please consult the provider to get the latest quotes and news.
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Topic: Computer Science, Programming