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Using accelerometer and gyroscope on mobile web applications

About the Book

This book explains the W3C standards for accessing gyroscope and accelerometer data via JavaScript. It covers how to use Gyronorm.js to access and normalise this data across devices and browsers. You can find sample code and tips-and-tricks of debugging. As well as walkthroughs and a list of usecases.

About the Author

Doruk Eker
Doruk Eker

Doruk is an interactive developer, based in Amsterdam. For the past years he has worked on many interactive experience projects, played with several side ideas, speak at events and lectured to diverse audience.

He works with different technologies and tries to learn and experiment with even more. Currently he is focused on utilizing his skills to create likeable experiences.

Table of Contents

  • Introduction
    • Audience
    • Overview of Chapters
  • Chapter 1: Basics
    • Accelerometer and Gyroscope Data in Web Applications
    • W3C Standards
    • Exceptions
  • Chapter 2: Gyronorm.js
    • Basic usage
    • Handling Exceptions
    • Contribution and Licensing
  • Chapter 3: Sample Code Walkthrough
  • Chapter 4: Use Cases
  • Appendix: Gyronorm.js API Documentation

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