Command and Conquer is the grandfather of all Real Time Strategy games and the game that really made the genre popular. Continue reading “Command and Conquer HTML5”
Starting in January 2012, if you have automatic updates turned on, Microsoft will begin silently updating your installed copy of Internet Explorer to the latest version. If you’re on Windows XP, you will wake up one day and find your decrepit IE6 or 7 replaced with 8 — and Vista and 7 will have the joy of using IE9. Ostensibly, Redmond’s intentions are noble — Beauty of the Web! Open Standards! Security! Privacy! Liberté, égalité, fraternité! — but in reality, it is Microsoft’s latest maneuver in the Browser Cold War. Continue reading “The Browser Cold War”
A full 80 percent of videos are encoded in H.264 and, at least theoretically, could be delivered to an iPad with the HTML5 video tag, according to new data from MeFeedia. That doesn’t mean they will be, or that they are… just that if a video publisher wanted to use the same video asset for distribution on the iPad, it wouldn’t have to re-encode it. It would just have to switch out the video player from Flash to HTML5. Continue reading “4 out of 5 videos are encoded in H.264”
The advertising industry is always looking for new and exciting ways to promote products, and real-time 3D graphics have the potential of bringing a new level of interactivity to their customers.
1. Rome: 3 Dreams of Black Continue reading “2011 in review: 20 sites that took 3D to the next level”
Control and create currents of particles which react to magnetic nodes.
Was curious about how to efficiently render particles with WebGL so I built a tiny demo. Move your mouse to generate particles. Continue reading “WebGL Particles”
Made by Evan Wallace
This demo requires a decent graphics card and up-to-date drivers. If you can’t run the demo, you can still see it on YouTube. Continue reading “WebGL Water”
I can’t help but view source on every nice looking website I see. It’s like if you had x-ray glasses that allowed you to see any person you ever saw in their underwear at will. How could you not? It’s just so tempting to see if a beautiful website is built with beautiful code as well, or if its beauty if only skin-deep. Code? Beautiful? Sure. After all, Code is Poetry. This is just HTML, so it can’t be quite as intricate and elegant as a dynamic language, but it still bears the brush strokes of its creator. Continue reading “What Beautiful HTML Code Looks Like”