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PHP and script.aculo.us Web 2.0 Application Interfaces by Sridhar Rao

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Chapter 4. Adding Effects and Multimedia to User Interface Design

We finished Chapter 3 on the note that the party has only just begun. So, let your hair down and get ready to play with code! We have learned about the necessities that enable us to dive into the script.aculo.us world and explore it.

In this chapter we will learn how to:

  • Add effects and multimedia content

  • Use different types of effects such as morph, scale, opacity, fade, appear, and many more

  • Use sounds and play MP3 songs using script.aculo.us from any browser

Introduction to effects

Before we get started, do you remember how we impressed your friends in Chapter 2? Even without knowing much about the effects, you were able to use them.

Effects help us in improving the look and feel of ...

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