Author Archives: carl schooff

Snorkl Report October 2012: New Beginnings

Dear Readers, Just want to give you all a little (ok, long-winded) update on what I’ve been up to in recent months and what’s on the horizon. Its been awhile since my last post and I’ve been dying to officially … Continue reading

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Exploring Generative Canvas Art with TweenMax JS and KineticJS

I continue to be blow away by how fast the GreeenSock Animation Platform is (js speed test), but often canvas performance disappoints and I get ridiculous CPU spikes. Most likely it is due to operator error. I found KineticJS to do a … Continue reading

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The Long Road to Building an Interactive Peacock without Flash

Breaking News: As the tectonic plates of technology continue to shift beneath our very feet snorkl.tv unleashes more evidence of the growing potential of javascript-based animation. Rumor has it that animated interactive peacocks can be built today without Flash. Can … Continue reading

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Banner-style Animation with GreenSock-powered JavaScript

I have a really fun and stylish demo of banner-style javascript animation for you. The main player here is TimelineLite from GreenSock’s tangy Javascript port. I created this demo to try to prove to myself that: banner animation outside of … Continue reading

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GreenSock v12 Beta Released: JavaScript Preview

It’s finally here! GreenSock has just released the GreenSock Animation Platform v12 BETA (GSAP v12). The big news is that GSAP has now been ported to JavaScript. I know tons of you have been waiting for this. I whipped up … Continue reading

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Fun Vector Butterfly Flash Animation

This movie requires Flash Player 9 Here’s a little departure from the norm. Just want to share with you a little butterfly animation that I whipped together. I grabbed a static butterfly and simply animated the wings in a self-contained … Continue reading

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SlowMo Ease with yoyoMode

This movie requires Flash Player 9 I have an exciting update for you regarding GreenSock’s SlowMo ease. There is a new feature called yoyoMode which allows you to easily synchronize fade, de-blur and other effects with positional SlowMo tweens. yoyoMode … Continue reading

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Introducing the SlowMo Ease in GreenSock Animation Platform v12

This movie requires Flash Player 9 I am hugely excited to introduce you to the new SlowMo ease! This ease is a total game-changer and will make it insanely easy to create animations that were previously very tedious and awkward. … Continue reading

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GridSplitter: Solution

The GridSplitter challenge is over. I enjoyed receiving and reviewing all the AS3 and JS solutions. Take a peek inside to see how it was done.

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Code Challenge: GridSplitter

This movie requires Flash Player 9 Time for a new code challenge open to both ActionScript and JavaScript developers! This challenge is going to be fairly easy for those of you who have followed this blog closely, but I guarantee … Continue reading

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