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css-tricks.com

Single Element Loaders: Going 3D!

For this fourth and final article of our little series on single-element loaders, we are going to explore 3D patterns.

css-tricks.com

How I Chose an Animation Library for My Solitaire Game

Follow the journey one front-end developer took to narrow down which animation library to use on a project to create a Solitaire online game.

tympanus.net

UI Interactions & Animations Roundup #25

A fresh collection of the best and most creative animations from Dribbble from the past couple of weeks.

figma.com

How Figma put the bounce in spring animations

The physics behind spring animations.

andy.works

The World’s Most Satisfying Checkbox

A walkthrough of how (Not Boring) Software applies the art of 'game feel' to product design.

tympanus.net

How to Animate SVG Shapes on Scroll

A short tutorial on how to animate SVG paths while smooth scrolling a web page using Lenis and GSAP’s ScrollTrigger plugin.

auto-animate.formkit.com

AutoAnimate: Add motion to your apps with a single line of code

A zero-config, drop-in animation utility that automatically adds smooth transitions to your web app.

motion.dev

Motion DevTools

A browser extension for inspecting and editing web animations.

blog.tubikstudio.com

Motion in UX Design: 6 Effective Types of Web Animation

Read about effective types of web animation and check plenty of motion design examples showing how motion supports web interactions and usability.

shaderpark.com

Shader Park

A JavaScript library for creating interactive procedural 2D and 3D shaders.

surma.dev

WebGPU: All of the cores, none of the canvas

WebGPU is an upcoming Web API that gives you low-level, general-purpose access GPUs.

blog.maximeheckel.com

Everything about Framer Motion layout animations

A complete guide to Framer Motion layout animations showcasing every concept.

frontend.horse

Gooey Warping SVG Numbers

See how Fabio Ottaviani cleverly uses SVG filters and other SVG tricks to animate this fun countdown!

offscreencanvas.com

Shaders and Gradients

How to learn shaders, why gradients are so important, and exploring the hidden gradients in all kind of effects.

frontend.horse

Painting SVG Paths with Masks

See how Tom Miller made this beautiful painterly effect with SVG paths, an image mask, and GSAP!

tympanus.net

Background Shift Animation with CSS Blend Modes

A background color shift transition using CSS Blend Modes and a multi-layer animation.

rd.nytimes.com

Delivering 3D Scenes to the Web

See our process for optimizing 3D models for the web, and how we use scroll and camera paths to tell immersive stories.

vantajs.com

Vanta.js: 3D & WebGL Background Animations For Your Website

Gallery of customizable plug & play animated backgrounds using three.js

varun.ca

Three ways to create 3D particle effects

Particles are the technique behind so many 3D effects flock of birds, snow, fire, sparks and so on. This article shows you how to build such systems.

tympanus.net

Alternate Column Scroll Animation

A grid layout with columns that scroll in opposite directions and a content preview animation for the image.