<a title="Web Applications 1.0 - The bitmap canvas" rel="external" href="http://www.whatwg.org/specs/web-apps/current-work/#canvas"><canvas/></a> element.
What exactly is the
<canvas/> element? It was originally created by Apple to support its Dashboard feature, it’s now part of the WHAT-WG Web Applications 1.0 specification. The
Already, Safari supports it and Firefox will soon. Since these are heavily used by developers, will it be long before we see Web sites take advantage of the
<canvas/> element will be known as using the Cajun model. Who knows? Maybe my next book will have to be Professional Cajun for Web Developers?
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