HTML/Javascript Canvas Tic Tac Toe Game Drag and Drop Tutorial

HTML/Javascript Canvas Tic Tac Toe Game Drag and Drop Tutorial

HTML/Javascript Canvas Tic Tac Toe Game Drag and Drop Tutorial

The Canvas HTML element tag can be used as the container to draw graphics on the fly usually via the use of Javascript functions for rendering and event management.

In today’s tutorial we show some image Drag and Drop functionality that you can use with the Canvas HTML5 element where we create a Tic Tac Toe game webpage. We thank w3schools for the great advice at this link.

The Drag and Drop does not work well on tablets, but for own Tic Tac Toe game today we allow either a drag and drop approach, or a touch/click approach.

You may want to read more at HTML Canvas Reference as a generic reference, or here, at the tutorial javascript – How do I add a simple onClick event handler to a canvas element? – Stack Overflow.

As you can imagine, this HTML canvas element, new to HTML5, can be very useful for some practical client-side web functionality.

Link to some downloadable HTML programming code … rename to tictactoe_chalkboard.html

You’ll notice heavy use of the Javascript Math.random() function.

We hope you enjoy this tutorial as a live run.

Should you find Tac Tac Toe (or even Noughts and Crosses) addictive you should see this … amazing!

Yes … you’ve reached the end … go first in each game and see if you can beat the computer!

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