Animation with interpolators

Animation comes in the following forms:

  • Procedural: This type of animation is controlled by a program, such as the simulation of a bouncing ball impacted by real-world physics.
  • Event-driven: This type of animation includes motion based on events in the scene, such as a simulation of a dog that sees, smells, hears, and then reacts to it.
  • Key frame: This type of animation is where the animated character's movement(s) and rotation(s) occur at specific times. WebGL interpolates between these key frames.

The Moon orbiting around the Earth, which in turn orbits around the Sun, has a lot of good 3D graphic concepts to review. Note that the Earth's transformation is inside the Sun's transformation, and the Moon's transform is ...

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