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  1. cjke.7777

    React and GSAP

    @axe-z - not sure if you mean my example when you say "the previous example". It's a shame they are you driving you nuts, I simply put them up to try to help other people correctly set up React with Greensock. Regardless - I updated my codepen with a R16 version: It should be noted I did nothing but update the cdn links - no code changed for it to work with R16. You might be talking about different examples, in which case, it might help to outline what isn't working? Its worth noting you don't need react-transition-group to use greensock - in fact, I would say you should probably pick one library or another.
  2. cjke.7777

    React and GSAP

    @Cristiano very nice example. Just be mindful of doing anything in render. You are better off leveraging the lifecycle methods for components. If you get a tic, check out my previous posts, and in particular this codepen If you have a specific question, please ask, and I can do my best to answer.
  3. cjke.7777

    React and GSAP

    I've yet to actually play with React Native, always leaning towards responsive sites instead. Was there a particular problem you were hitting? Btw - agree on the default transition / animation solutions for React. That's why I was so happy when I found it so simply to use React with Greensock - best of both worlds.
  4. Double post - but just read your excellent article "will-change" as well the corresponding chrome bug tracker. So disappointing - as you said, the agent sniffing thing, man, it feels like a huge step back. For all the hate Flash got, god I miss it and its consistency
  5. I definitely see blur when I don't round off my numbers - so for example, I will always do: TweenLite.to(foo, 1, { x: Math.round(e.target.x) }); And yeah, this has been happening for a while. It just seems with the most recent update, all the little work arounds and fixes no longer work, like: transform: translate3d(0, 0, 0) scale(1); font-smoothing: antialiased; backface-visibility: hidden; It's also the first time I have seen the blur on the gsap site. I have a feeling that Google really sees the web in a very specific way - believing that it should only be text and images for a good user experience. And they're probably right for the majority of sites, as you don't want every last site spinning, and shaking, and grooving - but they need to understand there are exceptions. Movie promotion sites, game sites, etc probably have the right to be a bit more flashy. I'm working in the elearning space, and sometime it makes sense to have things animate around to demonstrate an idea or concept. Anyway, at least they aren't rewrapping entire sites in a cut down frame (cough AMP, cough AMP https://www.ampproject.org/)
  6. @PointC funny you mention Firefox - booted it up for the first time for proper-dev in yonks as the inspector in Chrome was just too slow. Firefox feels surprisingly fresh and quick.
  7. Yeah I totally knew it wouldn't be gsap-related. Chrome's been a pain recently - I've been working through clients who are getting the "Not secure" marker on v56 (any page that has a login/password field but no https/ssl cert gets flagged). I understand the "why" but, it feels like its shoved down our throats sometimes. I like the idea of a consistent message from users - I will report this to them.
  8. Just a heads up, the latest Chrome (and only the latest, v56) is causing some issues with finished animations appearing blurry. I've taken a screenshot of your CDN download modal, note the code section, everything appears to be a .5px off, causing a subtle but very obvious blur. I've noticed this around the web (for example on the Stripe.com feedback page, they had a fancy animation that resulted in a similar blur), but just wanted to make you guys aware of it.
  9. cjke.7777

    React and GSAP

    Yeah fair question, for lifecycle, I would say the official docs are really good: https://facebook.github.io/react/docs/react-component.html For "key", the docs are less obvious, especially the deep down importance - I feel they explain that you must include it, but not really "why". This part of the docs is also good: https://facebook.github.io/react/docs/reconciliation.html#keys (the whole page is interesting, but keys in particular). Mark Erikson keeps an updated list of all the best tutorials related to React, there are a lot, but worth checking out some of the non-redux ones: https://github.com/markerikson/react-redux-links Alternatively, feel free to ask here and I will do my best to answer (if I can!)
  10. cjke.7777

    React and GSAP

    @greensock / Jack - na no pro, just work in that space a lot. I'm also happy its not difficult to combine two of my fav libraries! Agree about the blogging - I have two project nearing launch - so possibly after those... Yeah, interesting regarding the wrapper - I'm just not sure it's needed at this stage. Happy for anyone to offer where a wrapper might be needed, and then I could look at putting something together. In the meantime, I think tutorials/samples probably serve to be more useful then extra middleman code (again happy for some to alter my point of view on that one - as maybe I am missing some use cases). I'm not on these forums often, but feel free to ping me (I've just switched on notifications) if there is a particular react/gsap combo question and I will do my best to answer (though again, not a pro ) Also, if people have any specific examples they want to see with react/gsap, let me know and I can try to put together some more examples (if not, I can try replicate some animations react-motion and velocity-react are doing, but give them the gsap magic instead).
  11. Create React App always allows the option to eject (https://github.com/facebookincubator/create-react-app#converting-to-a-custom-setup) and then you can customise the webpack config as much as desired. If you are hesitant to eject, you can simply modify public/index.html, this is used as the basis for the page. When you run npm start or npm build (for production) you will notice that the index.html (and any changes you make) are included in the builds (including adding refs to cdns)
  12. cjke.7777

    React and GSAP

    I've been using greensock since the as3 days (and love it). Over the past year I've been using React full time. I want to echo what Steven has said. The react questions that seem to be popping up when linked to animation and/or gsap often appear to stem from a lack of understanding about how React works - especially regarding the virtual dom and the importance of the key attribute and lifecycle methods. Jack has asked for examples of gsap breaking react (in a few threads I believe) but no examples have really popped up. There is no doubt that the linked enhancer above can help smooth out things - but you definitely can work with gsap+react without it. Simple things to remember: Use ref instead of findDOMNode | In most cases, you can attach a ref to the DOM node and avoid using findDOMNode at all. source: https://facebook.github.io/react/docs/react-dom.html#finddomnode When using ref, prefer ref callback over the older (yet supported) string variation: | If you are currently using this.refs.myRefName to access refs, we recommend using this pattern instead. source: https://facebook.github.io/react/docs/refs-and-the-dom.html Key is key Key is super important with repeated elements because it's Reacts way of telling if its the same element or not. If an item in a loop has the same key on the next cycle, react won't attempt to unmount the old and mount a new, instead it will just update its props. This is really important for animations because you don't want the next cycle to remove an element that is currently animating. ReactTransitionGroup Also very important when items are being added or removed to the DOM. By wrapping your element in ReactTransitionGroup, you can delay when an element is actually unmounted - meaning you can hold off until an animation is finished before an element is removed from the vdom. gsap is no different from all the other non-React-aware libraries out there. TinyMCE, Google Maps, etc can all work with React despite having very complex architecture. Before you scream - "but there is 'react-google-maps' and 'react-tinymce' on npm!" They are quite simple wrappers that, like above, utitilise the lifecycle methods and refs to tap into the dom while staying react. Happy to throw some codepens together if needed. *Edit* Super simple example, can provide more: http://codepen.io/cjke/pen/qqWJzv?editors=0010 Things to note is that the overall state is kept declarative (as per Reacts liking). The component is given props about its current state (is it animating, etc) and a child component communicates its internal state outwards via callbacks (again this is standard React - think like a normal input component, pass value={value} in and onChange callback). During the timeline animation, the state is maintained (the counter - ironically this is set is via gsap, but the counter state count could be from clicks or anything).
  13. The post doesn't clear up the difference between streaming and progressive. I guess I can just do a quick calc, and once the video has loaded more than 2 mins worth, I will skip to there and start playing
  14. Hi. I'm using the VideoLoader to load in a FLV movie. This part works fine, the movie loads and play's fine. I also would like to stream the video, this also works fine, but I can only stream from the start. I would like to stream from, let's say 2 mins in. I am doing the following: vidLoader = new VideoLoader("/content/current/video.flv", { onComplete:onVideoLoad, onProgress:onVideoProgress, }); vidLoader.load(); addChild(vidLoader.content); vidLoader.gotoVideoTime(120); // 2 minutes into the vid } function onVideoProgress(e:LoaderEvent):void { loadingText.text = "Loading Video: " + int(e.target.progress * 100) + "%"; } function onVideoLoad(e:LoaderEvent):void { trace("Loaded!"); } The above streams the video, but only starts from the start. I can put the "gotoVideoTime" into the onComplete function, but it will only "goto" once the whole video has loaded. Is there a way to start streaming from a certain point? Cheers
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