Leon Atherton

  https://blog.idrsolutions.com/author/leon/ Leon is a developer at IDRsolutions and product manager for BuildVu. He oversees the BuildVu product strategy and roadmap in addition to spending lots of time writing code.


39 Stories by Leon Atherton

Adding Fullscreen to WebApps using the JavaScript API

In addition to the standard (F11) full-screen modes in web browsers, there is now also a way to enable full screen using JavaScript, providing...
5 min read

Image Optimisation: What PNGQuant is and why you should use it

What is PNGQuant? PNGQuant is a free to use, open source (available under a BSD-like license) command line utility and library for converting PNG...
3 min read

Adding Annotations to Web Content with Annotator.js

Annotator.js is an open-source (available on GitHub) JavaScript library created by the Open Knowledge Foundation that allows you to add annotations to web pages....
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How to fill shapes on HTML5 Canvas using EvenOdd winding rule with SVG

A little over a year ago, I wrote a short series of articles that talked about Canvas’ inability to fill shapes using the even-odd...
1 min read

Measure content performance with Analytics – Why convert PDF magazines to HTML5? Part 7

One of the things that all good content producers rely heavily on is analytics. Analytics give you the opportunity to see what is doing...
1 min read