Best jQuery Animation Plugins & Tutorials with Demo

Grid Reveal Effects with Anime.js

Grid Reveal Effects with Anime.js

Some experiments with the new staggering system of Anime.js where we try different effects for hiding and showing thumbnails in an image grid.

Recently, a new version of anime.js was released. One of the great new features is its staggering system that makes complex follow through and overlapping animations really simple. We wanted to give it a try and experiment with this new feature on an image grid with many thumbnails.

Text Distortion Effects using Blotter.js

Text Distortion Effects using Blotter.js

Distortion effects have become quite popular over the past two years and now many extraordinary website designs have some unique form of this intriguing trend. Today we’d like to share two demos with you that show how to use Blotter, a three.js and Underscore.js powered API for drawing artsy text effects. We used it to distort text on scroll and on mouse move.

Custom Cursor Effects with Paper.js

Custom Cursor Effects with Paper.js

A collection of five demos and a tutorial on how to create animated custom cursor effects for interactive elements like navigations, galleries and carousels.In the following tutorial we’ll take a look at how to create a magnetic noisy circle cursor for navigation elements. We’ll be using Paper.js with Simplex Noise.

Layer Motion Slideshow with CSS Grid & TweenMax

Layer Motion Slideshow with CSS Grid & TweenMax

Today we’d like to share yet another CSS Grid-powered slideshow with you. The idea is to show and hide images with a reveal effect and add a parallax like effect to the main image and the title. For the title we’ve added two copied layers with an outline style which creates an interesting motion effect. For the animations we use TweenMax.

Interactive Particles with Three.js

Interactive Particles with Three.js

This tutorial is going to demonstrate how to draw a large number of particles with Three.js and an efficient way to make them react to mouse and touch input using shaders and an off-screen texture.

Lookforward : Simple Page Transitions using HistoryAPI

Lookforward : Simple Page Transitions using HistoryAPI

Lookforward is a small library that helps you to create smooth transitions between pages with the easiest way using HistoryAPI.

Animated Mesh Lines with Three.js

Animated Mesh Lines with Three.js

A set of five demos with animated WebGL lines created with the THREE.MeshLine library. Find out how to animate and build these lines to create your own animations.

These lines shaped as ribbons have a really interesting graphic style. They also have less vertices than a TubeGeometry usually used to create thick lines.

Favloader : JavaScript library for Animated Loading Favicon

Favloader : JavaScript library for Animated Loading Favicon

favloader is a vanilla JavaScript library for loading animation in favicon that work when tab is not active.

Interactive Animated Landscape with JavaScript

Interactive Animated Landscape with JavaScript

Today we are going to explore a playful animated landscape with a psychedelic look. The idea is to show how an experimentation on art and design with a generative process can lead to interesting interactive visuals which can be used in a variety of mediums like web, print, illustration, VJing, installations, games and many others. We made 3 variants of the landscape to show you how small changes in parameters can change a lot in visuals.

The demos are made with three.js and the animations and colors are controlled in a custom GLSL shader. For the letter animations we are using TweenMax.

Ambient Canvas Backgrounds with HTML5 Canvas API

Ambient Canvas Backgrounds with HTML5 Canvas API

Today we’ll be exploring some ambient webpage background animations. The idea here was to create a collection of animations that are interesting to look at without being (too) distractive, and could be easily applied to the background of a webpage. Each animation is created using vanilla (es6+) JavaScript with the Canvas API.