Pixastic, JavaScript TLS

2010-09-20 00:00:00 +0100 by Alex R. Young


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

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: