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Device Loop Animation View the device loop A device loop animation that I created for the new slid.es home page. Flexing Pagination View Flexing Pagination A UI experiment with pagination arrows that "flex" when you hover or press them. Assorted CSS Animations I've been having a lot of fun creating these small CSS-only animations lately. View Cloud Animation View Spinner Animation View Hole Animation Ladda Open Ladda A UI concept which merges loading indicators into the action that invoked them. Slides Try Slides I'm happy to announce the release of Slides - an easy way to create and share presentations. The app has been rewritten from the ground up to provide the solid foundation we need to be able to iterate faster than what was possible with rvl.io. Kontext Open Kontext A context-shift transition inspired by iOS. Sketch Toy Visit sketchtoy.com In early 2011 I released a small experiment called Sketch. Fast forward to late November 2012. Scaling up Challenges The second challenge is storage. Hypnos Kort Related:  GRY/HTML5/EDU

Heartcode CanvasLoader Creator | Smarter than an animated GIF Create, use and share The Heartcode CanvasLoader Creator is a free online tool which you can use to generate scripted preloaders (spinners or throbblers) for your HTML projects. The Creator is using the CanvasLoader UI Library. To create your free preloader follow these 2 easy steps: Customize the preloader (on the left) by changing the settings (below) Click the 'Download custom CanvasLoader' button to download your example HTML file, or use the code snippet Have fun! CanvasLoader settings Heartcode CanvasLoader UI Library The Heartcode CanvasLoader is a lightweight JavaScript UI library, which can be used to create spinners using the HTML5 Canvas object in modern browsers, or VML in older ones. The main advantages of CanvasLoader Browser Support Canvas rendering is hardware accelerated in more and more browsers these days, which means smooth animation with minimal CPU usage. Downloads, documentation and issue tracking Changelog

Looking back at 2013 with data visualization resources Interactive projects, infographic galleries, blog posts and videos about the year that just ended. Still recovering from a dashing holiday season, today we’ll repeat what we did last year, by compiling the most interesting 2013 retrospectives published online. We begin by mentioning two of the major Internet companies, who’ve been playing a decisive role – each one on its own way – in the spreading of all kinds of information – including news. Google Zeitgeist 2013 | Google (image: Google) 2013 on Twitter | Twitter (image: Twitter) Other impressive interactive works: 2013, year in review | National Geographic (image: National Geographic) Interactive timeline: 2013 in review | Al Jazeera (image: Al Jazeera) Who and what shaped 2013? (image: Channel 4) The 200 people most frequently mentioned in 2013 | Zeit (image: Zeit) A Look Back at Business in 2013 | The Wall Street Journal (image: The Wall Street Journal) 2013: the year in world news | The Telegraph (image: The Telegraph) (image: 20minutos.es)

BrowserQuest Web Design | Splashnology.com - Part 8 Web Design Inspirational Cocktail #67 inShare0 Nowadays, the development of new site designs is not standing on the same place. Read more… 50 Creative Full Screen Video Background Websites inShare7 Some of the designers prefer simplicity in everything, including the design of web pages, but with the development of high speed Internet, they have started to make up new things to make a web site look more attractive and stunning. Web Design Inspirational Cocktail #66 Nowadays, the development of new site designs is not standing on the same place. 35 Fresh Websites with Photo Backgrounds inShare3 Full Size Photo Backgrounds is a hot design trend for the last few years. 40 Websites that Take Scrolling to the Next Level inShare2 We have already created some posts about scrolling and its role in web design.

Gethu Games 20 examples of SVG that will make your jaw drop | Web design SVG (or Scalable Vector Graphics) is an XML-based file format that enables developers and designers to create high quality, dynamic graphics and graphical applications with a great level of precision.All modern browsers support rendering SVG: however, for older browsers like IE6, 7 and 8 without native support, you can fall back on polyfills such as SVG Web that use Flash for rendering content. This enables you to easily target the majority of users online without worrying about compatibility issues. For mobile web developers wondering about compatibility, I'm happy to report that iOS 3.2+, Opera Mini 5+, Opera Mobile 10+ and Android 3+ also support rendering SVG graphics out of the box. As there are a few similarities between what the <canvas> element and SVG have to offer, developers often wonder which of these they should opt to use. The answer to this concern is actually both. Read all our web design articles here 01. 02. 03. 04. 05. 06. 07. 08. 09. 10. 11. 12. 13. 14. 15. 16. 17.

20 Awesome Products And Design Ideas September 2, 2011 | 48 Comments » | Topics: Design, Pics Hot Stories From Around The Web Other Awesome Stories lacasacalba.org | cultura popular contemporània | música en català 30 Inspiring WebGL (Chrome) Experiments Behold, for a great tool with great promises is coming to your eyes. It is fast and smooth. It renders 3D, and with integration it animates, guess what it is? HTML5? In this showcase, we don’t want to show you the regular things. More related posts: You are strongly recommended to view these demos using the latest version of Developer version of Google Chrome. 3 Dreams of Black Authored by Google Data Arts Team, 3 Dreams of Black brings you into 3 dream worlds constructed through a combination of rich 2D drawings and animations interwoven with interactive 3D sequences. Animated Volume Particles This one is really artistic – animated animals constructed by 3D particles using float textures and frame buffer objects. Aquarium Simulate an underwater environment? Azathioprine Probably the most epic WebGL demo, enough said. Attractors Trip Jellyfish “Procedural modeling done with Side FX Houdini. Chrysaora HelloRacer Materials: Cars WebGL Cars Lights Collectibles Painter My Robot Nation Pacmaze TankWorld

RainyMood.com: Rain makes everything better. Anouk Chaffart · Limited Edition Getting Started with Three.js Introduction I have used Three.js for some of my experiments, and it does a really great job of abstracting away the headaches of getting going with 3D in the browser. With it you can create cameras, objects, lights, materials and more, and you have a choice of renderer, which means you can decide if you want your scene to be drawn using HTML 5's canvas, WebGL or SVG. And since it's open source you could even get involved with the project. For all the awesomeness of Three.js, there can be times where you might struggle. 1. I will assume that you have at least a passing knowledge of 3D, and reasonable proficiency with JavaScript. In our 3D world we will have some of the following, which I will guide you through the process of creating: A scene A renderer A camera An object or two (with materials) You can, of course, do some crazy things, and my hope is that you will go on to do that and start to experiment with 3D in your browser. 2. Just a quick note on support in the browsers. 3. 4. 5.

The Internet map The map of the Internet Like any other map, The Internet map is a scheme displaying objects’ relative position; but unlike real maps (e.g. the map of the Earth) or virtual maps (e.g. the map of Mordor), the objects shown on it are not aligned on a surface. Mathematically speaking, The Internet map is a bi-dimensional presentation of links between websites on the Internet. Every site is a circle on the map, and its size is determined by website traffic, the larger the amount of traffic, the bigger the circle. Users’ switching between websites forms links, and the stronger the link, the closer the websites tend to arrange themselves to each other. Charges and springs To draw an analogy from classical physics, one may say that websites are electrically charged bodies, while links between them are springs. Also, an analogy can be drawn from quantum physics. Anyway, the real algorithm of plotting The Internet map is quite far from the analogies given above. Semantic web The Internet Phenomenon

Where to Find the Best Free Stock Photos Free stock photos aren’t that hard to find on the Internet; there are many sites that provide them. The problem is finding high-quality stock photos that don’t have unclear licenses on how you can use them. Dustin Senos, Designer at Medium, knows this conundrum all too well. That’s why he put together a list of sites where you can get free stock photos that don’t suck. I thought I’d share Dustin Senos’s list of 10 websites here, discuss the sites he mentioned in his post, and also show you sample stock photos I got from the sites: 1. This site sends you 7 high-res photos every week, straight to your email inbox. Examples from Little Visuals: Source Source Source 2. Unsplash is similar to Little Visuals, but instead of 7 stock photos every 7 days, they’ll give you 10 every 10 days. Examples from Unsplash: Source Source 3. This site has a vision: to reverse the association of stock photos as being "dull" or "lifeless." Examples from Death to the Stock Photo: 4. Examples from New Old Stock: Source 5.

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