Use Paper.js to create HTML5 interactive vector animations

With new JavaScript frameworks seemly appearing on a daily basis that leverage HTML5, it is challenging to determine which one is appropriate for the project at hand. In this tutorial, we (that's Dr Woohoo, Claus Wahlers and Rasmus Blaesbjerg from HAUS) are going to look under the hood and see what Paper.js (developed by the incredible Jrg Lehni and Jonathan Puckey) has to offer us in terms of vector-based animation and interactivity that works across platforms. We will also explore how solid of a foundation it is built on and final how easy it is to pick up and understand for novice to advanced developers.

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