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Pixastic, JavaScript TLS

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Pixastic, JavaScript TLS

Posted by Alex R. Young on .

Pixastic

Pixastic (MPL) uses the canvas element to apply effects to images. The supported effects include blur, noise,
emboss, brightness/contrast, desaturate, and noise removal.

The source code is available on GitHub under
jseidelin/pixastic. There's also a photo editor demo that uses the
library.

Like many similar libraries, the core of the plugin relies on
getImageData from the canvas API.

A JavaScript TLS Implementation

Forge is a JavaScript TLS implementation. TLS (Transport Layer Security) is a cryptographic
protocol for secure client/server communication. Forge currently depends
on Flash for sockets, but it could remove the dependency in the future.

The authors have written a detailed background to the library in two
parts, including the rationale behind implementing TLS in JavaScript: