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Bek Brace
Bek Brace

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Creating a Scrolling Animation for Apple AirPods

Hey coders!
This is a good one for those who have started their UI/UX design journey with HTML, CSS and JS.

So let me walk you through the process of creating a beautiful scrolling animation for Apple AirPods using HTML, CSS, and JavaScript [video below btw :))].
This animation is a fun and engaging way to showcase Apple's iconic earbuds, and it's sure to impress your audience. Let's dive in!

Here's the video, if you want to check it:

First, let's start with the HTML code. We have a basic HTML5 document structure with a title tag and two links to our CSS and JavaScript files. In the body, we have a canvas element with a class of "airpod-scrolling". This canvas element will be used to display our animation.

Next, we need to style our HTML elements with CSS. We set the height of the HTML and body elements to 100vh and 400vh, respectively, to give us enough space to scroll. We set the background color of the body to black to create a sleek look. Finally, we position our canvas element in the center of the screen using absolute positioning and transform.

Now, we come to the most exciting part of this project, the JavaScript code. First, we declare some variables, including the HTML element, the canvas element, and the context object of the canvas. We also declare the current frame function, which takes an index as an argument and returns the URL of the corresponding frame image.

Next, we declare the frame count variable, which is the total number of frames in our animation. We set the height and width of the canvas element to match the size of our frames. We create a new image object and set its source to the first frame in our animation. We then draw this image on the canvas.

The updateImage function updates the image on the canvas based on the current frame index. We calculate the frame index based on the user's scroll position and request an animation frame to update the canvas.

Finally, we declare the preloadImages function, which loads all the frames of our animation into the browser's cache. This function is called when the page loads to ensure smooth performance during the animation.
Coding is Fun, so keep coding, keep learning and I will see you next time :)

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