Animation on the Web

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Peachpit Press, 1999 - Computers - 494 pages
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Covering everything from the most traditional animation tricks and techniques developed in the worlds of film and television to the latest software tools designed to make animating easier, Animation on the Web provides all you need to make dynamic, eye-opening animated Web sites. This book teaches how (and how not) to use the widening array of available animation technologies such as animated GIFs, Shockwave, Java-based animation, and DHTML to bring your site to life.
-- Covers all the hottest, latest Web animation software and techniques.
-- Goes from basic animation techniques to the finer points of file formats in implementing animation on a Web site.
-- Gets Web designers quickly up to speed on adding animation to their sites.

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Contents

Animation Basics
27
Principles of Animation
41
Action on the Web
74
Copyright

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About the author (1999)

Sean Wagstaff has worked in both the games and film industries, and is currently a visual effects artist and technical director at The Orphanage in San Francisco. He wrote the first books on Macintosh 3D graphics and animation on the Web and has written hundreds of computer graphics articles for print and web publications.

Dariush Derakhshani is an award-winning animator currently working on national TV commercials and music videos and teaching animation and Maya classes in Los Angeles. Author of "Introducing Maya 5: 3D for Beginners" and contributing author to "Maya 5 Savvy," Dariush received a Masters degree in Animation from USC Film School.

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