Introduction to Quartz Composer WebKit Plug-in JavaScript Reference

Quartz Composer is a development tool for processing and rendering graphical data using an easy-to-use visual programming approach and the rich media technologies available in OS X. The Quartz Composer WebKit plug-in, available in OS X v10.4.7 and later, displays Quartz Composer compositions in webpages and Dashboard widgets.

Who Should Read This Document?

Quartz Composer WebKit Plug-in JavaScript Reference is for web content and Dashboard widget creators who want to manipulate a Quartz Composer composition used in a webpage or Dashboard widget via JavaScript. You will find a reference for the JavaScript API available from the Quartz Composer WebKit plug-in.

To learn how to create a composition using Quartz Composer, read Quartz Composer Programming Guide.

Organization of This Document

This document contains the following chapter:

See Also

To learn more about Quartz Composer and creating compositions, along with including a composition in a web page or Dashboard widget, read Quartz Composer Programming Guide.

Safari HTML Reference, Safari CSS Reference, and WebKit DOM Programming Topics provide information on creating content for WebKit-based browsers like Safari.

For more on Dashboard widget creation, read Dashboard Tutorial and Dashboard Programming Topics.