[whatwg] Hardware accelerated canvas

Szymon Piłkowski szymon.pilkowski at gmail.com
Tue Sep 4 10:24:17 PDT 2012

On 4 September 2012 19:15, Boris Zbarsky <bzbarsky at mit.edu> wrote:

> On 9/4/12 1:02 PM, David Geary wrote:
>> Sure, but those use cases will be in the minority
> What makes you say that?
> Outside of games, I think they're a majority of the canvas-using things
> I've seen.

I'd like to point out that existing games and game engines are very often
relying on 'off-screen' canvases, using them as buffers to reduce amount of
draw calls and calculations (tilemaps, pre-processed sprites etc)

Szymon Piłkowski :-: http://twitter.com/ard

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