Web Audio API

Web Audio API

Read “Web Audio API: Advanced Sound for Games and Interactive Apps”, by Boris Smus, online for free. This book aims to give a high-level overview of a number of important features of the Web Audio API, but is not an exhaustive survey of every available feature. It is not intended as a comprehensive guide, but as an easy starting point.


Go beyond HTML5’s Audio tag and boost the audio capabilities of your web application with the Web Audio API. Packed with lots of code examples, crisp descriptions, and useful illustrations, this concise guide shows you how to use this JavaScript API to make the sounds and music of your games and interactive applications come alive.

You need little or no digital audio expertise to get started. Author Boris Smus introduces you to digital audio concepts, then shows you how the Web Audio API solves specific application audio problems. You’ll not only learn how to synthesize and process digital audio, you’ll also explore audio analysis and visualization with this API.

Table of Contents

  • Fundamentals
  • Perfect Timing and Latency
  • Volume and Loudness
  • Pitch and the Frequency Domain
  • Analysis and Visualization
  • Advanced Topics
  • Integrating with Other Technologies

Book Details

Author(s): Boris Smus
Publisher: O’Reilly Media
Format(s): HTML(Online)
Link: Read online.

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