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Canvas Particles

It's a simple system for creating particle effects in an HTML5 Canvas.

Open up the particles.html file to see an example or go to the site posted in the project description. Clicking on the canvas will create an explosion.

Browser Support

Your browser must support Canvas and have a pretty good JavaScript engine. I got the best results in Chrome 14. You also need a pretty good CPU to not have any lag. I'm testing on an overclocked i-5 2500k. I'm sure there are many improvements I can make to the code to make it more efficient. All in due time :)


  • Make the particle emitters more standalone.
  • Add page controls to modify emitter settings
  • Create your own emitters on the fly and save them to local storage.
  • Turn this into a game of some sort :D
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