Justin Kaczmar

So a few weeks ago I created a post about throwing together a quick carousel animation. It’s great. It works wonderfully. It looks like absolute junk in Safari (desktop & phones & iPad). Why?! Can I not just be done with this project?! Well, as it turns out, most of these animation libraries don’t think too much about how a webkit browser’s rendering engine, such as Safari’s, will handle the transformation of images – hence, the webkit transform issue!

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Many times I’ve come across a very small, yet annoying issue for which I’ve found no straight forward solution. Say, for example, you’ve developed a simple forward/reverse content slider that has other events depending on the animations of the slider. There is nothing to stop the user from button smashing the forward and back controls, queuing up a load of animation requests – causing things to ultimately break down.

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It’s 2013. There is no need to waste a week of man hours trying to accomplish a “flash-esque” animation in jQuery. I often run into these dilemmas on the job and need to think of a quick way to please those who ask. Well, this week I was tasked with creating an interactive ad for a high-profile website (still in development so I wont be mentioning what the ad is and who it is for). In my case, I needed to animate a line of logos across the viewable area and then create a 3D circular motion with depth.

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