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2d html5 canvas library for desktop and mobile applications
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What is Konva?

It is an HTML5 Canvas JavaScript framework that extends the 2d context by enabling canvas interactivity for desktop and mobile applications. It enables high performance animations, transitions, node nesting, layering, filtering, caching, event handling for desktop and mobile applications, and much more.
Konva is a tool in the Javascript Utilities & Libraries category of a tech stack.
Konva is an open source tool with 10.9K GitHub stars and 881 GitHub forks. Here’s a link to Konva's open source repository on GitHub

Who uses Konva?

6 companies reportedly use Konva in their tech stacks, including myposter Frontend, BrikL Design App, and reThumbnail.

18 developers on StackShare have stated that they use Konva.

Konva Integrations

Konva's Features

  • Built-in in support for HDPI devices with pixel ratio optimizations for sharp text and shapes
  • Object Oriented API
  • Node nesting and event bubbling
  • High performance event detection via color map hashing
  • Layering support
  • Node caching to improve draw performance
  • Nodes can be converted into data URLs, image data, or image objects Animation support

Konva Alternatives & Comparisons

What are some alternatives to Konva?
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