Best jQuery HTML5 canvas Plugins & Tutorials with Demo

SpriteJS : A lightweight 2D Render Object Model

SpriteJS : A lightweight 2D Render Object Model

SpriteJS is a lightweight 2D canvas rendering engine for modern browsers. Manipulate the sprites in canvas as you do with the DOM elements.

SpriteJS can be used with D3.js, Proton and Matter-js.

Features:

  • Manipulate the sprites element as you do with the DOM elements.
  • Perform fast drawing with smart cache.
  • Multiple layers.
  • Web Animations Api
  • Controllable event dispatching.
  • Object Oriented Programmed Development with ES6+
  • Server-side render. Work with node-canvas.
  • Weixin Apps

Topbar : Tiny & beautiful site-wide Progress Indicator

Topbar : Tiny & beautiful site-wide Progress Indicator

Topbar is site-wide progress indicator with following features:

  • Tiny (1KB minified and gzipped), no dependency
  • Perfect for single-page/Turbolinks/pjax applications
  • Responsive

topbar works with any browser that supports HTML5 Canvas.

Integrated-2D : Javascript 2D rendering framework for SVG & Canvas

Integrated-2D : Javascript 2D rendering framework for SVG & Canvas

Integrated-2D – is an Open source Javascript framework for rendering 2D graphics on SVG, Canvas and WebGL contexts. I2D’s simple syntax and semantics lets you combine the power of Vector graphics and Bitmap to achieve complex visualisations easily.

I2Djs provides single Application Programming Interface to create and animate elements across different graphic rendering contexts by leveraging their underlying capabilities. Developers can make use of I2D’s multi-layered contextual approach with capabilities from more than one context seamlessly for creating powerful composite visualisation under a single roof.

I2D also provides a unique data-driven approach with join-actions for DOM manipulation based on data binding.

Hilo : HTML5 Game Framework

Hilo : HTML5 Game Framework

Hilo is a Cross-end HTML5 Game development solution developed by Alibaba Group. It could help developers build HTML5 games conveniently in minutes.

Features:

  • independency modules design, support multiple module styles;
  • Object Oriented Programmed Development;
  • Simple and efficient Visual Object Architecture;
  • Multiple render model supported, including CanvasRendererDOMRenderer and WebGLRenderer;
  • Compatible for multiple desktop and mobile browsers. Using Flash Shim to support IE (yes as you can see, it support IE);
  • Physics extensions supported: Chipmunk
  • Skeleton animation extensions supported: DragonBones

Physics-Based Background Scroll Effects with JavaScript

Physics-Based Background Scroll Effects with JavaScript

This article will show you how to create nifty physics-based background scroll effects for your web pages. We’ll be using Matter.js, an excellent open-source JavaScript framework, to handle the physics for us.

BLOB – Interactive Animated 3D Background

BLOB - Interactive Animated 3D Background

BLOB is animated, interactive and highly customizable 3D background. Visual editor included. Supports morphing and other shape transitions. Created as Javascript plugin based on HTML5 Canvas.

Features:

  • Interactive 3D background
  • HTML5 Canvas technology
  • Does not require WebGL support
  • All browsers and platforms
  • Works both online and offline
  • Multiple instance support
  • Three animation concepts that can be combined
  • Responds to mouse movements
  • Easy to use
  • Highly customizable
  • Rich API
  • Visual editor

Canvallax.js : Easy Parallax Effects on Canvas

Canvallax.js : Easy Parallax Effects on Canvas

Canvallax is a small (5.8kb minified, 2.1kb gzipped) dependency-free Javascript library for managing elements on <canvas>. Support is built-in for:

  • Parallax Scrolling, with optional damping to smooth motions
  • Pointer Tracking
  • Distance/scaling
  • Images on Canvas, from URLs or nodes (<img /><canvas />, etc) with Canvallax.Image
  • Common shapes (Canvallax.CircleCanvallax.Polygon and Canvallax.Rectangle)
  • Element stacking with zIndex
  • Fixed position Elements
  • Element cloning

Bu.js : JavaScript 2D Canvas Graphics library

Bu.js : JavaScript 2D Canvas Graphics library

Bu.js is a JavaScript 2D graphics library based on HTML5 Canvas.

Instacam : jQuery Instant Canvas Video Plugin

Instacam : jQuery Instant Canvas Video Plugin

Instacam is a jQuery plugin to perform instant canvas video through the WebRTC API with a fresh touch of CSS filters.The plugin is compatible with browser that natively support the HTML5 canvas tag, requestAnimationFrame API, HTMLMediaElement API, navigator.mediaDevicesand Promises API. The CSS filtering requires the CSS filter features to properly work.

Bubbly-bg : Beautiful Bubbly backgrounds with JS & Canvas

Bubbly-bg : Beautiful Bubbly backgrounds with JS & Canvas

Bubbly-bg is a beautiful bubbly backgrounds in less than 1kB (750 bytes gzipped).

Bubbly creates a canvas element and appends it to the body. This element has position: fixed and z-index: -1, and always fills the width/height of the viewport, which should make it plug and play for most projects.