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Let your users control your HTML5 animation with their scroll wheel, trackpad, or even the browser's scroll bar. Learn to create an engaging user experience with scroll effects by combining scroll detection and responsive design with Edge Animate. This course will teach you to add custom jQuery scripts to your Edge Animate project, and control specific elements of your composition. Author Chris Converse also shows how to add controls for touch devices like the iPad that don't have scroll input.
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Hi, I'm Chris Converse, and in this course I'm going to show you how you can control your Edge Animate compositions using the browser scroll position. This technique will work for scroll wheels, track pads, and even the browser's built-in scroll bar. Now, considering that touch devices don't handle scrolling the same way desktop computers do, we'll also be adding in detection for touch devices. And adding in navigation and swipe gestures so that your animation will work on those devices as well. This course will teach you techniques to optimize the user experience of your animation across a wide range of devices, including the use of responsive scaling.
The exercise files for this course are available to all members of the Lynda.com online training library and include the Edge Animation file, SVG Graphics and a series of code snippets that you can cut and paste into place as you watch the course. So, download the exercise files and let's get started.
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