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Geometry JavaScript Mathematics Patterns Web development

Create seamless patterns of triangles

In Fun with canvas transforms a few basic examples of transforms with canvas where presented. Let’s make it a bit more interesting and create a tile of triangles to use as a seamless pattern as used in the Kaleidoscope toy tool. The point of depart is a triangular base fragment. The triangle is equilateral: all […]

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Geometry JavaScript Web development

Fun with canvas transforms

Making use of coordinate system transformations can make drawing on the html5 element canvas much easier. But sometimes it is confusing how transforms work. What is it that is actually transformed? Let’s clear that up and see how to use it.

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Web development

SVG sprites transforms

Investigation if working with SVG sprites is practical. Especially in combination with transforms.

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CSS Web development

Transforming a static element

When a CSS transform is applied to an element, that element’s position property is forced to relative. This side effect introduces quirky behaviour, when you depend on the position being static.