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Learning jQuery - Fourth Edition by Karl Swedberg, Jonathan Chaffer

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Summary

In this chapter, we have further investigated several techniques that can assist us in crafting beautiful animations that are helpful to our users. We can now individually control the acceleration and deceleration of each property we are animating, and halt these animations individually or globally if needed. We learned about the properties jQuery's effects library defines internally, and how to change some of them to suit our needs. We made our first foray into the jQuery deferred object system, which we will explore further in Chapter 13, Advanced Ajax, and we got a taste of the many opportunities for fine tuning that jQuery's animation system affords to advanced programmers.

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A complete list of effect and animation methods ...

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