BrowserQuest is a tribute to classic video-games with a multiplayer twist. You play as a young warrior driven by the thrill of adventure. No princess to save here, just a dangerous world filled with treasures to discover. And it’s all done in glorious HTML5 and JavaScript. BrowserQuest → Background Info → BrowserQuest Source (GitHub) →

Spectrogram – Canvas based Musical Spectrum Analysis

Sound frequencies are displayed as they are heard. Lower frequencies are mapped low (bottom) to high (top). Brightness is determined by amplitude. Sweeping tones and rhythmic patterns create intricate structures. The circular form is in memorial of dead formats; the CD, MiniDisc and others. R.I.P. Here’s a Leesa’s The Mansion run through Spectrogram: Built by …

The case against localStorage

Christian Heilmann on localStorage: We have to stop advocating localStorage as a great opportunity for storing data as it performs badly. Sadly enough the alternatives are not nearly as supported or simple to implement. There is no simple solution for local storage → Related: Web Storage Introduction →

HTML5 Please

Look up HTML5, CSS3, etc features, know if they are ready for use, and if so find out how you should use them – with polyfills, fallbacks or as they are. Awesome resource, listing all newish stuff, along with the fallbacks/polyfills you’ll need to use. HTML5 Please → Also see When can I use and …