For as much as I follow web technologies, I really didn’t comprehend the full extent of
<canvas> possibilities until very recently. To that end, David Walsh has curated a great list of demos. Warning: they may explode your brain1.
This is just a screen capture of what you can do with the code found in this demo on CodePen. It’s seriously cool. Not only does it dynamically generate text, moving your mouse over it allows you to shift the camera angle as it displays.
Amazing stuff. I feel like I have more to learn than I could ever find the time or energy for, no matter how long I live or how much coffee I drink.