The Collie.js JavaScript library allows us to create simple 2D graphics animations. The Collie.js library indirectly uses HTML5 canvas based graphics capabilities.

The following code sample shows how simple it is to use this library. The animation uses a simple image file.

<!DOCTYPE html>
    <title>collie.js demo</title>
    <script type="text/javascript" src=""></script>
<div id="drawingarea"></div>
<div id="anotherarea"></div>
<script type="text/javascript">
        "android" : "androidlogo.png"
    var layer = new collie.Layer({
        width : 600,
        height : 480
    var item = new collie.DisplayObject({
        x : "center",
        y : "center",
        velocityRotate : 20,
        backgroundImage : "android"

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