O'Reilly logo

After Effects On the Spot by Richard Harrington

Stay ahead with the world's most comprehensive technology and business learning platform.

With Safari, you learn the way you learn best. Get unlimited access to videos, live online training, learning paths, books, tutorials, and more.

Start Free Trial

No credit card required

13
C H A P T E R
Express Yourself:
Harnessing the Power of Expressions

images

If you’re a designer or animator, and you’ve thought about tiptoeing into the world of programming, we’d like to introduce you to Javascript. Javascript has become the unofficial language of graphics applications, including Photoshop, Illustrator, Flash, Web browsers, and (of course) After Effects.

The good news is that you don’t have to master Javascript to write AE Expressions. You just need to learn a little bit, and then you can learn more if you’d like to delve really deeply into the language. But with just a few Javascript phrases, you can boost your animations to a ...

With Safari, you learn the way you learn best. Get unlimited access to videos, live online training, learning paths, books, interactive tutorials, and more.

Start Free Trial

No credit card required