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MooTools 1.3 Cookbook by Jay Larry G. Johnston

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Chapter 4. That's Not All Folks: Animation and Scrolling

All animation used to be done with sequenced image formats, which were saved in Graphics Interchange Format (GIF). We all can remember cutesy, synchronized smiley faces, dolphins and bears, oh my! dancing around the text on our late '90s websites. Then came Flash which revolutionized animation by creating a language out of the sequencing methodology that could even enact external data source interaction.

Now we turn to Ajax to for our external data source interaction, allowing us to revisit the animation properties of JavaScript. Before we cringe with cutesy synchronization, revel in the knowledge that with the MooTools Core as our abstraction layer and MooTools More as our animation layer ...

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