How to Make a Smooth Animated Menu with jQuery. Ever seen some excellent jQuery navigation that left you wanting to make one of your own?
Today we’ll aim to do just that by building a menu and animate it with some smooth effects. The Goal – One Smooth Menu Here’s a demo of what we’ll end up with by the end. Introduction – An explanation of easing The menu has such a smooth animation because of a thing called “easing”. “The term easing refers to gradual acceleration or deceleration during an animation, which helps your animations appear more realistic. Thanks to the magic of the jQuery Easing plugin, we can now use easing outside of Flash and Actionscript environments. Step 1 – Set up the Structure Before starting with any jQuery, we’ve got to build a quick menu structure with XHTML and load in the required project files. Nothing out of the ordinary here. Then copy in this menu structure into the body: Creating a Mouseover Fade Effect with jQuery.
The room reeled GO ROUND, go round and round, whirl, spin, revolve, swirl, twirl, turn, swim. Try dragging this area or roll your mouse wheel over it Now even on Android Reel 1.3 is an established and the most versatile three-sixty player for jQuery. Teaches your ordinary image tag some new tricks turning it into a gorgeous interactive 360° object movie, panorama or stop-motion animation.
Reel is the premier alternative to Flash, Java or Quicktime and is trusted by government agencies and big brands like BMW, Nikon, O2, Blackberry or The New York Times. Modes covering beyond usual 360° span. Back up Demonstration An image is worth a thousand words. Try reel for yourself. Stitched panoramas are supported too: You can also embed annotations (e.g. text or images) of individual features on the scene.