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Draw Cherries using HTML5 Canvas

I’m teaching a class on 2D Animation this semester and opted to use web technologies such as HTML5 Canvas, CSS Transitions, and Javascript. In this tutorial we are going to use the canvas element to draw 2 cherries with stems. I’m having my class use CodePen for their assignments, so this tutorial kind of assumes …

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Small Business Websites

Yesterday I read a very interesting article in the USA Today about the 7 Deadly Sins of Website Creation. The article (actually entitled, ‘What should a small business’ website do?’) talks about just how important a good website is for a small business. After reading it, I couldn’t agree more. A while back the local …

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The Web is Dead

In Wired Magazine’s latest issue they proclaim, “The Web is Dead. Long Live the Internet.” I was pretty intrigued by this and decided to read the article (and subsequently subscribe to Wired. Well played, Wired). It’s divided into 2 parts, Blame Us (consumers) and Blame Them (corporations), and is very well written. I decided I’d have my …

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Facebook Places

A couple of weeks ago Facebook announced the latest service in their social networking scheme, Places. It allows you to ‘check-in’ using your iPhone or the mobile web and post your location to your Facebook profile. You can also tag friends and see who is nearby. I asked my students- college freshmen- what they thought …

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