Posts Tagged: HTML5

Storehouse – Client Side Object Storage for the Dojo Store API

Storehouse – Client Side Object Storage for the Dojo Store API

It’s been some time since dojox/storage, and a lot of things changed since then. Most notably: Browsers now have IndexedDB, and Dojo now has the dojo/store API that widgets can directly work with. The dojo/store API was built with IndexedDB and offline in mind, has a nice API and allows asynchronism, meaning that it can
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Using Voice Commands to control your game

Just recently I learned about the Web Speech API which it’s already available in Chrome 25. It takes input from the computer’s microphone, does a speech recognition and returns you the results – without needing you to do anything. You just start the service, say “Hello” and get a result returned that contains the string “hello”.
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Decoupled Input

The Ascent project had a bunch of upgrades these days, including better loading logic, a radar, pointer lock support and others. But the most important one certainly was decoupled input. I found it important enough to extract and polish it and create a separate GitHub repo for it. So, let me introduce you to decoupled-input!

Working with IDBWrapper, Part 1

A while ago I released IDBWrapper. If you don’t know it, it’s a wrapper for IndexedDB, a current specification (in draft status) for an in-browser object store. It’s implemented in Firefox and Chrome, and somehow (as a plugin of sorts) also in IE, but, honestly, I don’t care about that too much. Update: IE10 has
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