Transforming objects using the translate tag


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Transforming objects using the translate tag

In this chapter, we're going to look at some pretty advanced canvas operations, and in fact some of these are not necessarily routines or features that cause any drawing to happen, but they certainly do have a profound effect on the results of drawing operations that you learned about earlier on in the course. And so we're going to start off by looking at transformations. Transformations are essentially a way that affect how objects are drawn to the canvas to achieve some pretty common, but yet difficult to program, effects.

There's three basic transformations that the canvas provides. There's translate, scale and rotate, along with a way to define your own free-form transforms. Transforms affect all of the drawing operations that come after them, and they are additive. Each transform is added to the effects of the previous one. So just like other global canvas properties, like line width and so on, transforms affect everything.

You define a transform, you use it, and th...

Transforming objects using the translate tag
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Transforming objects using the translate tag provides you with in-depth training on Developer. Taught by Joe Marini as part of the HTML5: Graphics and Animation with Canvas

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