Apr 30, 2014
Today we have decided to showcase a 'map' of the current state of web animation by compiling highly regarded libraries, frameworks and plugins based on their versatility and performance.
Infographic 1: The Map of Web Animation
Infographic 2: List of Tools
The second section is dedicated to the various methods for animating UI elements and any others objects in the DOM like scroll animation, parallax, sprites, 3D transformations, physics engines, and transitions.
Infographic 3: Performance Tips
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Articles to Read
All we can do is recommend a couple of interesting articles and opinions that ought to give you a helping hand when the time comes to make your decision.
CSS Animations and Transitions Performance: Looking inside the Browser by The Adobe Web Platform Team. We recommend you read this piece which perfectly explains browser rendering processes and issues.
- The third, and perhaps the most notorious article comes from Paul Irish: Why Moving Elements with Translate() is better than Pos:abs Top/Left.
- Paul Irish makes another appearance alongside Paul Lewis to discuss High Performance Animations.
- Not to be outdone, here comes Paul Lewis again with his insightful article on animation performance: Leaner, Meaner, Faster Animations with requestAnimationFrame.