Seb Lee-Delisle


Smooth animation on iOS with JavaScript

Two tutorials in two weeks!? I know, it’s crazy but I’m getting through a bit of a backlog here :)

I’ve now posted a guide to making super smooth running games within the browser on iOS. You can wrap it up in PhoneGap and publish to the AppStore if you want!

It’s based around the fact that if you move HTML elements around using 3D CSS transforms, they will then be rendered using the GPU. It’s so much faster than canvas, and with this game I have a full 60fps on an iPad 1.

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