Getting Started

Introduction to PixiJS

PixiJS is a 2D rendering engine that is commonly used for creating interactive graphics and animations in web applications. It is a fast and lightweight JavaScript library that provides a robust set of features for rendering graphics, handling interactivity, and optimizing performance. PixiJS is often used for creating games, interactive websites, data visualizations, and other dynamic content on the web.

Some key features of PixiJS include a WebGL renderer for hardware-accelerated graphics, a canvas fallback for broader compatibility, a display list for efficient rendering, support for sprites, textures, filters, and an easy-to-use API for handling user input and interactions.

Developers appreciate PixiJS for its simplicity, performance, and versatility in creating visually appealing and interactive web applications. It has gained popularity within the web development community and is widely used for projects that require high-performance graphics rendering.

Setting up your development environment

Creating a simple HTML file and linking PixiJS

Hello World with PixiJS

Display Objects

Understanding Display Objects in PixiJS

Creating and manipulating sprites

Working with textures and images

Positioning and scaling objects

Container and Groups

Introduction to Containers

Organizing display objects with containers

Creating groups of objects