A Very Brief History of GreenSock Animation

December 25, 2018 9:51 pm Published by Leave your thoughts

GreenSock Animation (GSAP) is a JavaScript based tool-set that allows developers to create beautiful and complicated web animations. GSAP is the descendant child of a flash-based framework that was converted into Javascript to allow for maximum compatibility between desktop and mobile devices. One of the distinguishing features that sets GSAP apart from it’s competitors is it’s ability to organize complex animation sequences into bit-sized scenes held together within a timeline. Timelines become essential for web developers who want to create complex web animation as Timelines allow developers to divide large and often complex scenes into small, manageable snippets of code that easy to understand, interpret and debug. If you’ve ever tried to create web animations using pure CSS you’ll quickly discover the complexity behind making fine adjustments. For more information on GSAP and to get started using the tool click here.

 

As always, if you have any questions, I’ll do my best to point you in the right direction.

 

Best,

-Edward

 

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