Google Guitar Honors The Late Les Paul

by Radar Staff

You gotta check out Google today!

In honor of what would have been Les Paul‘s 96th birthday Wednesday, the web giant morphed their logo into a guitar — and it plays!

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Even better, you can record your riffs with a small feature at the bottom.

And for all you tech geeks out there, the web innovators even gave the recipe for the guitar in a blog: “If you’re curious, the doodle was made with a combination of JavaScript, HTML5 Canvas (used in modern browsers to draw the guitar strings), CSS, Flash (for sound) and tools like the Google Font API, and App Engine.”

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Paul, a legend of associated with instrument’s ascension to a primary tool of rock n’ roll, died in August 2009.


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