Quickly master all of jQuery’s animation methods and build a toolkit of ready-to-use animations using jQuery 1.4
Create both simple and complex animations using clear, step-by-step instructions, accompanied with screenshots
Walk through each of jQuery’s built-in animation methods and see in detail how each one can be used
Over 50 detailed examples of different types of web page animations
Attractive pictures and screenshots that show animations in progress and how the examples should finally appear
Contains examples featuring many new HTML5 elements and CSS3 styling
Follow the examples in a step-by-step approach beginning with simple concepts and building up to more advanced implementations
jQuery 1.4 Animation Techniques: Beginners Guide will allow you to master animation in jQuery to produce slick and attractive interfaces that respond to your visitors' interactions. You will learn everything you need to know about creating engaging and effective web page animations using jQuery. The book uses many examples and explains how to create animations using an easy, step-by-step, beginners guide approach.
This book provides various examples that gradually build up the reader’s knowledge and practical experience in using the jQuery API to create stunning animations. The book starts off by explaining how animations make your user interface interactive and attractive. It explains the various methods used to make the element being animated appear or disappear. It provides a set of steps to create simple animations and show fading animations.
You can later learn how to make complex animations by chaining different effects together as well as how to halt a currently running application. You will find out how to slide your animation elements and learn to create custom animations that can be complex and specialized.
You will find out how to obtain and set up the jQuery UI— the official user interface library for jQuery. The book will tell you how to animate a page's background image, and will teach you how to make images scroll in a certain direction and at a certain speed depending on the movement of the mouse pointer
Learn how to create engaging and interactive user interfaces, and attractive special effects using jQuery