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canvas element

A major feature of HTML5 that allows graphics and animations to be rendered within a Web page (HTML page) on the fly. Originally developed by Apple for its Safari browser and used in Firefox, Opera and Chrome, canvas adds extensive 2D graphics programming to JavaScript. By including canvas in HTML5, canvas competes with proprietary platforms for creating rich Internet applications (RIAs) such as Flash, Silverlight and JavaFX. See HTML5.
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When using more than a few touch points or drawing too rapidly, the app would lag for a few seconds due to the performance of the canvas element, and then it would go on," he said of his new app's responsiveness.
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