Javascript

Glow Rope

A simple WebGL demo of streaming particles.

Square Off

Square Off is a 1v1 airhockey-style game, built in 72 hours for LD35.

Kimotion

Kimotion is a framework for building reactive digital art displays.

Make a Kimotion!

Kimotion is a new framework for building interactive art exhibits. It will appeal mostly to the Programmer Artist types. Think “Warrior Poet”, but with keyboards.

Ping

Ping is a 4-player pong-style game with crazy abilities.

WebAssembly is the Keystone

Within the last two days, WebAssembly (wasm) has graced the eyeballs of every JavaScript developer. If wasm is new to you, the articles linked at the end of this post fully describe what wasm is. Since that’s been covered, I’d like to talk about one impact wasm will hopefully have on future of computing. To set the scene, a quote from the man himself: Meanwhile, I took one quick step that would demonstrate the concept of the Web as a universal, all-encompassing space.

Naming Names - Anonymity is Dead

Naming things is hard enough, and JavaScript doesn’t make it any easier. Should anonymous functions be considered harmful?

DiMo: Particles

Dimo: Particles is an artistic particle physics simulation and interactive art exhibit I created (along with fellow Red Hat engineers Ian Hands and Ben Pritchett) for the SPARKcon festival in 2014. Launch live demo! Pictures These pictures are from the art exhibit at geekSPARK in 2014. $GALLERY After the event, I wrote this opensource.com article about the experience. The source code is, of course, open.

RGB WebGL Color Cube

I spent a bit of time this weekend building an RGB color cube for ColorPal, using Three.js. Drag and drop any image, and you’ll see a cube with all the pixels of your image mapped into 3D space. Launch live demo! and view the code. Your web browser must support WebGL, which at this point in history means a fairly recent Firefox or Chrome. In case your web browser doesn’t support WebGL, here’s a video to enjoy while you download Firefox Nightly.