Should you use Canvas or SVG? It depends! Let's walk through all the scenarios where Canvas and SVG are an option and work out which is the best choice.
Tag: html5 canvas
Canvas vs SVG: Choosing the Right Tool for the Job
Introduction to jCanvas: jQuery Meets HTML5 Canvas
Using lots of demos, Maria Antonietta Perna discusses many of the features of jCanvas, a jQuery plugin to make it easier to work with the HTML5 Canvas API.
HTML5 Canvas Tutorial: An Introduction
An introduction to the canvas element, the canvas API, along with some reasons why it's a powerful technology. Plus some resources for further learning.
Using Text on the Canvas Element: An Introduction
A brief introduction to the HTML5 canvas element and how to use it to display and manipulate text.