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November 25 , 2009

The Web In Motion

Practical Considerations For Designing With Animation


Animation is not about mere decoration, but (when used sparingly) can turn out to be a catalyst for making the interaction with a website more intuitive and memorable. So, what is the current state of animation on the web? Where is it heading? And how can you tackle the possibilities and challenges it brings along? 

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