YOUR GUIDE TO

Interactivity on the Canvas with JavaScript

Including dragging, gestures, transforms, hit tests and more!

Dr Abstract
10 min readJul 26, 2020

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Welcome readers from ◎ Your Guide to Coding Creativity on the Canvas

We capture traditional events such as click, mousedown, mouseover, mouseout, pressmove, pressup, keydown, keyup with the on() method, a shortcut to the JavaScript addEventListener().

You are welcome to code with an Online Editor. Copy or type and TEST this:

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Dr Abstract

Inventor, Founder of ZIM JavaScript Canvas Framework and Nodism, Professor of Interactive Media at Sheridan, Canadian New Media Awards Programmer and Educator