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Starting out with GSAP

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This thread was started before GSAP 3 was released. Some information, especially the syntax, may be out of date for GSAP 3. Please see the GSAP 3 migration guide and release notes for more information about how to update the code to GSAP 3's syntax. 

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Hi I'm looking to start out with GSAP for a project.

 

I am building a parallax scrolling site with animated elements as the user scrolls down the page.

 

My approach is to use a framework for the repsonsive layout, an existing jquery script for the parallax scrolling and GSAP for animating the more complex animations work?

 

Is this a logical approach or should I be looking for a more GSAP focussed approach? My concerns is taking too much on with GSAP as I have time constraints.

 

II would be grateful of your thoughts.

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Hi and welcome to the GreenSock forums.

 

You could try superscollorama by John Polacek, a jQuery plugin that uses GSAP. Is not very hard to use and you can get some really good results, even with simple animations. You can check it here:

 

http://johnpolacek.github.io/superscrollorama/

 

As for starting with GSAP you should check this links:

 

http://www.greensock.com/get-started-js/

 

http://www.greensock.com/jump-start-js/

 

http://www.greensock.com/sequence-video/

 

Those are the basics to getting your fingers wet with GSAP and also check all the samples of the GreenSock collection in codepen.

 

Rodrigo.

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Hi Rodrigo,

 

Thank you for your response. Your advice is most helpful.

 

I had chose fullpage.js as it does what I need, however If I can get the same results with superscollorama then I'll go for that and keep things consistant. Although saying that I have just visited it the site on an ipad and it doesn't appear to behave!

 

Thank you very much for the links I have a lot of digging to do!!

 

My end goal is to produce something similar to the BeoplayH6 site so I've got some work to do!

 

Regards

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Thank you Rodrigo.

 

Very much appreciated. I will take a look.

 

Thanks

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Warning: Please note

This thread was started before GSAP 3 was released. Some information, especially the syntax, may be out of date for GSAP 3. Please see the GSAP 3 migration guide and release notes for more information about how to update the code to GSAP 3's syntax. 


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