What we'll cover in this chapter:

  • Proportional motion

  • Easing

  • Springing

  • Important formulas in this chapter

It's hard to believe that it took seven chapters to get through "the basics," but here you are at Chapter 8, the beginning of the advanced stuff. Or, as I prefer to think of it, the point where things start to get really interesting. Up to now, each chapter covered more general techniques and concepts. Beginning with this chapter, I'll be concentrating on one or two specialized types of motion per chapter.

In this chapter, I'll cover easing (proportional velocity) and springing (proportional acceleration). But don't think that because there are only two items, this is a chapter you can skim through quickly. I've gotten ...

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