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Dylan Thunn
Dylan Thunn
22,658 Points

Anyone know how they animate the background for the front end conference website?

Just curious .

1 Answer

Steven Parker
Steven Parker
229,982 Points

You forgot to provide a link, but I assume you're referring to the Front-End Design Conference 2016 website used as an example in one of the courses. I just happened to have answered another question about it yesterday and was admiring that bit of animation myself.

This appears to be a computed sequence driven by over 700 lines of JavaScript code displayed on a "canvas" element. You can view the code using your browser's developer tools, but it has been "minified" for efficiency and is rather hard to read. I suspect even the original source would be challenging for anyone other than an advanced mathematician.