Dion Moult In honour of the late Dion Moult, 1992 - 2017In honour of the late Dion Moult, 1992 - 2017

Posts Tagged ‘javascript’

Using Sahi, Mink and Behat to test HTML5 drag and drop file uploads

For those that don’t know, Behat is an excellent tool for testing the business expectations of an application. In other words, it’s a behavior-driven approach towards full-stack application acceptance testing. Mink is a browser abstraction layer, allowing you to easily control different browser emulators through a common interface. Combining the two together brings us a […]

Motion tracking with Javascript, HTML5 and a webcam

Why would you use the web for motion tracking? Simple. HTML5 Canvas is exciting. Javascript is (pretty) cool. Combined with a lazy afternoon, we can create an ultra simple hand motion tracking and colour recognition system. This isn’t entirely true. It doesn’t track the hand, it tracks a bright blue bottle cap I found on […]

Zygomatic Studios design: an experiment in one-page animated layouts

Recently I did a front-end proposal for Zygomatic Studios. They’re an animation company started up by Erik Kylen and I’ll be maintaining their website. Given that I knew them, I had some freedom to experiment. For an animation firm, the website itself had to be showy graphically somehow. I ended up making the entire page […]

The web as an art medium

Almost three months ago, I had a course which got me thinking: what if the web was seen as yet another medium for artists? I’m referring specifically to artists, those who create without purpose and just for kicks to add life’s flavour, rather than┬ádesigners, who have an objective or a problem they are trying to […]