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One Millionth Tower documentary showcases the art of HTML5

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One Millionth Tower documentary showcases the art of HTML5
After Adobe announced its quitting the development of Flash for mobile browsers, all eyes turned to HTML5 as the ubiquitous future web standard. We’ve taken a first look at the possibilities HTML5 brings - videos, games, even 3D content all without the need to install additional plug-ins.

That’s all good on paper, but it won’t impress you until you see it in action, and action is what this One Millionth Tower documentary coming from the National Film Board of Canada’s Highrise project is all about. You can watch the video below for a passive view of the neighbourhood the Board is depicting, but the experience gets up a notch if you kick it off in HTML5. The coding masters have relied on HTML5, WebGL and different other open source JavaScript librararie to create the immerive 3D setup.

And if you want to give it a shot, it’s all for the taking as the source code is freely available. Hit the link below for all the details, but not before you watch the video below giving you an idea about the project.


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posted on 14 Nov 2011, 03:16 3

1. AppleConspiracy (Posts: 627; Member since: 18 Oct 2011)


PA you're trying to squeeze out last drops of juicy Adobe-ditching-Flash theme with some weakly connected video just to have an excuse for another provocation for purposes of flaming and accumulating hype.

Pathetic.

posted on 14 Nov 2011, 03:18 2

2. android_hitman (Posts: 587; Member since: 07 Jul 2010)


nice try but it\'s no way better than flash not even close. HTML5 is crappy in graphics. if you search the internet about HTML5 games, you will laugh. they have such poor graphics that you think you are in 1997. Too bad Adobe ditched Flash for mobile.

posted on 14 Nov 2011, 03:38 2

3. AppleConspiracy (Posts: 627; Member since: 18 Oct 2011)


Agree. Numerous web studios showed us exceptionaly advanced 3D and video projects based on Flash more than ten years ago, that were far more better than HTML5 can nowadays do.

We are actually degrading the content experience in IT world because of rapidly increasing mobile demands: we are again measuring frame rate on 3D games that look like 1998 PC game, and we are now omitting wonderful Flash experience just to replace it with HTML5.

I mean, what is wrong with Flash and HTML5 being competitive technologies? Why must there be only one? Or is it obvious that someone wanted to get rid of Flash for good because it was an inconvenience in road to success? Why not let the designers and programmers decide, instead of Steve Jobs...

posted on 14 Nov 2011, 04:19 3

4. android_hitman (Posts: 587; Member since: 07 Jul 2010)


it can be only one :) Steve Jobs says that! and we all must comply, it\\\'s the i_Sh_eep code. (OMG i had to write it like that because the word is banned on this boards.) This site starts to be as restricted as Apple software

posted on 14 Nov 2011, 06:50 1

5. ivanprskalo (Posts: 102; Member since: 09 Dec 2010)


haha, good one!

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