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What you should know

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This course on EaselJS First Look will be better experienced with a few key technologies under your belt. You should be familiar with building online projects and know some basic HTML. If you need some help make sure you check out Bill Weinman's course on XHTML and HTML Essential Training. You should also have some experience working with JavaScript. If you need help with that make sure you checkout Simon Allardice's excellent JavaScript Essential Training. EaselJS is a library that makes working with HTML5 Canvas Element a lot easier, so it would but not totally necessary to have some experience with Canvas before you take this course.

What you should know

This course on EaselJS First Look will be better experienced with a few key technologies under your belt. You should be familiar with building online projects and know some basic HTML. If you need some help make sure you check out Bill Weinman's course on XHTML and HTML Essential Training. You should also have some experience working with JavaScript. If you need help with that make sure you checkout Simon Allardice's excellent JavaScript Essential Training. EaselJS is a library that makes working with HTML5 Canvas Element a lot easier, so it would but not totally necessary to have some experience with Canvas before you take this course.

You may want to check out Joe Marini's HTML5 Graphics and Animation with Canvas. You should also be comfortable using a text editor like BBEdit, Aptana Studio, Sublime Text or others. In this course I'm going to use a text editor called Espresso. If you're on Mac or a PC, check out Aptana Studio, it's a really nice free open source editor and its code assist features are quite helpful. I like another text editor that works on Macs, PCs or Linux called Sublime Text.

Although it's not free, it's quite capable and fun to use. It doesn't really matter which text editor you use as long as it is something you're comfortable with. EaselJS is not a course for those just starting out in web development, but with a little experience in some key web technologies, you should have no problem with this course.

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