One of the most requested improvements over the tutorials presented on this site, when it comes to slideshows, is the ability to have the slides advance automatically. It is actually not that difficult to achieve this effect, and to demonstrate it, in this short tutorial we are going to make our HTML5 Slideshow auto advance with a few lines of jQuery.
This time the post will show how to expand the stacked images with jquery, for the illustration, there is a stack of images that have very small margin between each image, and the slider have a function to make the margin larger, really easy to imagine right? Now to make it look stacked I’m using jquery plugin, the rotate3Di and of course the jQuery UI slider.
Have you even paying attention on facebook ajax loading bar, think it’s simple but really cool, if you using high speed internet connection sure this image won’t show, but I always see it when I share a link on my personal facebook status. If you want to get the the image you can use this ajaxload image generator server, pick the facebook style on the combo box.
Here is a very nice effect for photos or some black and white images. We are using some CSS sprites for the photos to create a darken effect when hovering over the images. This could also be used with other effects. The basic principle is to create the impression that the background gets darker when hovering.