WDS2013, flyLabel.js

2013-11-01 00:00:00 +0000 by Alex R. Young

Web Directions South 2013 Opening Titles


Hugh Kennedy sent in the Web Directions South 2013 Opening Titles (GitHub: smallmultiples / south.im, MIT, MPL and Creative Commons). This is an extremely impressive WebGL animation complete with a cool soundtrack. It's partly demoscene inspired, but also reminds me of Darwinia.

The code's open source, mostly MIT with a couple of files under the Mozilla Public License and assets under Creative Commons.

Done in collaboration with Small Multiples' (http://small.mu) Jack Zhao and Fran├žois Robichet, it's pushing some of the newer browser APIs quite a bit - WebGL, IndexedDB, Web Audio, Web Workers, etc.


flyLabel.js (GitHub: athaeryn / flyLabel.js, License: MIT) by Mike Anderson is a jQuery plugin that adds fancy animations to form labels. It uses CSS animations, and has a simple JavaScript API. Mike's example uses Modernizr:

if (Modernizr.input.placeholder) {