Category Archives: GreenSock Tweening Platform Tips

Quick Tips on Learning TweenMax, TweenLite or TimelineMax by Greensock

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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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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New Custom Class for Grow and Colorize Effect

This movie requires Flash Player 9 I’m thrilled to introduce to you my AS3 GrowAndColorizeItem class. Can you guess what it does? 🙂 Come take a peak inside and I’ll show you how easy it is to implement in your … Continue reading

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Use BlitMask’s Wrap Feature for Easy Bitmap Scrolling and Looping.

This movie requires Flash Player 9 The swf above illustrates 32 BlitMasks running simultaneously. The slick performance absolutely stomps any other method available for moving so many bitmaps at the same time. Silky, smooth and totally seamless! Remember those days … Continue reading

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Flash Generative Art Driven by TimelineMax and Some Funky Blending

I had 20 minutes to kill last night while waiting for Google Analytics to update. I asked myself, “Self, wouldn’t it be fun to just play around and try to hammer the crap out of the Flash Player?” This movie … Continue reading

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Let’s Slam a Whole Mess of Items (without Instance Names) Inside a Movie Clip and then Animate them all in Random Sequence

This movie requires Flash Player 9 Here I have a mash-up of 3 very useful techniques: Create an array of all children inside any Movie Clip or DisplayObjectContainer Shuffle that array Animate all the items in that array in sequence … Continue reading

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