Monthly Archives: January 2011

Paths

A path animation is a type of Animation Timeline that uses a Path Geometry as its input. Instead of setting a From, To, or By property (as you do for a From/To/By animation) or using key frames (as you use … Continue reading

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Tweening

Short for in-betweening, the process of generating intermediate frames between two images to give the appearance that the first image evolves smoothly into the second image. Tweening is a key process in all types of animation, including computer animation. Sophisticated … Continue reading

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Lev Manovich

“[new media destroys the] natural relationship between humans and the world by eliminating the distance” Lev Manovich is the pioneer of new media within web design and how to use it, his best known book is “The Language Of New … Continue reading

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Virtual Reality

Virtual reality (VR) is a term that applies to computer-simulated environments that can simulate physical presence in places in the real world, as well as in imaginary worlds. Most current virtual reality environments are primarily visual experiences, displayed either on … Continue reading

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Simulation

Simulation is the imitation of some real thing, state of affairs, or process. The act of simulating something generally entails representing certain key characteristics or behaviours of a selected physical or abstract system. Simulation is used in many contexts, such … Continue reading

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Navigation

websites that gain lots of followers ar ones that can be easy to get around and are easy to understand, if the page is easy to navigate then people will stay on the website. if a user cannot get to … Continue reading

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Engagement

websites that have engament in them are ones that make the viwer want to stay on it and keeps them occupied, an example of this would be a forum website such as http://www.randomforumtitle.com or the flash gaming website http://www.newgrounds.com. Within … Continue reading

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