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By Lance M. Dodes

In his ground-breaking booklet "The center of Addiction", Dr. Lance Dodes rejected pat motives of alcoholism as a sickness and explored the underlying feelings that force addictive behaviors-be they consuming, playing, obsessive intercourse, or differently. In his perform and learn, Dodes has came upon that just about each addictive act is preceded through a sense of helplessness or powerlessness-deeply routed within the past-which addictive habit capabilities to fix.

Now, in "Breaking Addiction", Dodes provides a finished advisor outlining seven serious steps to beat habit, in line with those theories. In his uncomplicated kind, Dodes contains case tales to demonstrate the typical emotional elements underlying all addictions, and the method of self-examination so that it will realize those elements at paintings in your self. if you happen to find out how dependancy works, and the emotional objective your dependancy serves, Dodes exhibits you could take again keep an eye on of your lifestyles.

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Close the path. fill(); Great job! You have just created your first shape by using the quadraticCurveTo method. How it works... quadraticCurveTo(wid / 2, 0, wid,hei/2); As we are already at the origin point (point A), we input two other points—the control point and point B. quadraticCurveTo(controlX, controlY, pointB_X, pointB_Y); 41 Advanced Drawing in Canvas In our sample, we create a contained shape—the starting point to create an eye. Play with the controller to see how it affects the direction and size of the curve.

Advanced Drawing in Canvas Getting ready If you recall in Chapter 1, Drawing Shapes in Canvas, in our first recipe we used the arc method to create perfect circles. The arc method is much more than just that. We can actually create any partial curve in a circular shape. If you don't recall drawing circles, I strongly encourage you to scan through Chapter 1, Drawing Shapes in Canvas again, and while you are there, you will find the template for creating the HTML documents as well. We are exclusively going to focus on the JavaScript code in this recipe.

That does sound complicated; it's because the more control we get the more complicated it is to actually understand how it works. It's really not easy to figure out complicated curves by code alone and as such we actually use other tools to help us figure out the right curves. To prove the preceding point, we can find a very complex shape and start with that one (don't worry, later on in this recipe, we will practice on a very simple shape to make the concept clear). We will pick to draw the flag of Canada and mainly the maple leaf.

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