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Android 3.0 Animations by Alex Shaw

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Frame animation

The first sort of animation we'll look at is the animation that we used to make the splash screen. It's called a frame animation. Using this technique, you make an animation by creating several images and displaying them one after the other, like a strip of cinema film.

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It's exactly like making a film from a reel of still cells, or drawing a series of pictures in the corner of a book and flicking through them. Each frame is shown for a very short time before moving on to the next one, so that the eye does not realize that the images are distinct.

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Frame animations

The term frame animation comes from movies, where it was considered ...

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