GeForMTjs: A JavaScript Library Based on a Domain Specific Language for Multi-touch Gestures

  • Dietrich Kammer
  • Dana Henkens
  • Rainer Groh
Conference paper
Part of the Lecture Notes in Computer Science book series (LNCS, volume 7387)


This paper presents GeForMTjs, a library which features an abstract way of representing multi-touch gestures. A domain specific language for multi-touch gestures, Gesture Formalization for Multi-touch (GeForMT), is adapted to the needs of web development. Web standards are addressed and mouse input is incorporated as well. A short overview of related work shows that a formal abstraction of multi-touch gestures is missing in the web context. A brief example illustrates the seven processing steps of the library.


Gestures Multi-touch CSS JavaScript Web standards 


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Dietrich Kammer
    • 1
  • Dana Henkens
    • 1
  • Rainer Groh
    • 1
  1. 1.Fakultät Informatik, MediengestaltungTechnische Universität DresdenDresdenGermany

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