Join Val Head for an in-depth discussion in this video Animate sprite images with steps, part of CSS: Animation.
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- We have one more timing function to look at…for our animations.…This video will go into more detail…about what the steps timing function does…and what type of animation it's best for.…We'll be using the sprite image we created in the last video…as a source image for our animation here.…And at the end of this video, we'll have our sprite moving…like a frame-by-frame walk animation…just like this little guy we see right now.…Steps is one of the options we have…for defining our animation-timing-function.…It's the odd one out…because it works a little differently than the rest.…
Steps divides the animation duration into equal parts…based on the number of steps you define.…Each of these steps is like a snapshot…or freeze frame of your animation.…Then it cycles through each snapshot or frame,…pausing on each based on how many steps…you divided your total duration into.…So instead of continuous motion,…your animation is divided into a series of holds.…For an extremely detailed explanation on how steps work…and exactly what's going on behind the scenes,…
Web designer Val Head introduces CSS transforms and transitions—the foundation of most CSS animations—and shows how to keyframe simple animations and adjust their timing, fill, and direction. She also covers looping and chaining animations, animating HTML and SVG elements, and optimizing animation performance, and introduces the best tools and use cases for CSS animation. Start watching to get your brand in motion.
- Using CSS transforms and transitions
- Working with animation-delay and animation-fill-mode
- Timing and easing CSS animations
- Animating elements in place
- Animating sprite images
- Animating CSS transforms and transitions
- Chaining multiple animations
- Animating SVG images
- Creating high-performance CSS animations
Skill Level Intermediate
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6. Tools for Creating CSS Animations
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