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  1. Hi guys, Adobe and Google presented the AMP plug-in for AnimateCC at the Tokyo AMP conference recently: https://youtu.be/3j540p3GxvE?t=3605 for which I provided some animated banner ad examples using the plug-in that you can download with the beta release version. Adobe is working hard on getting it released publicly soon. When using Animate CC all the timeline animations will just be converted to CSS animations as AMP doesn't allow for any JS and has several more restrictions. More about AMP here The reason I have posted here is that as a beta tester I am trying hard to push for the Greensock library to be included as an amp component, as I would think lots of peeps would appreciate the added flexibility and the already established workflow.
  2. Ahhhh! Dang that makes perfect sense! Thanks @PointC
  3. Thanks @PointC! I tried .set(txt1, {perspective:200}) before by using the variable name, but that didn't work, so I didn't even try applying it to the element id, because shouldn't it work the same way when using the variable name instead? Thanks!
  4. I think I found the answer by adding the perspective with browser prefixes to the css: -webkit-perspective: 200px; -ms-perspective: 200px; perspective: 200px; Still wondering why it wouldn't work if I just have the perspective set on the banner div? Thanks!
  5. Hi guys, for some reason I can't get the 3d transform perspective working on my splittext animation - see codepen... It only seems to be working in Chrome / Mac. Any ideas? Thanks!
  6. Hi guys, I am really excited about the newest release of GSAP including the PixiPlugin, but it's not clear to me if it's an EXTRA (for paid members) or comes included in the TweenMax lib? (I am ware that I would need to include the PIXI.js CDN link in my publishing template, just wondering about the GSAP PixiPlugin.js) Finally, would someone be able to share a codepen or .fla canvas file that shows an example of how to use the BLUR filter for example ? Thanks!
  7. Hi guys, I love using AnimateCC in conjunction with Greensock but the only thing that has always been sort of a headache has been how to animate alpha gradient masks. After some trial and errors creating and animating the mask, here is the file I wanted to share with the community, hopefully it will benefit somebody. One important piece of information that the Adobe Support team shared as well was:"Please avoid adding scripts within the mask and maskee symbols or multiple level of nesting within them because they need to be cached as bitmap for masking to work." AlphaGradientMask_radial.fla.zip
  8. dada78

    Twinkling Stars

    @OSUblake you rock! Thanks so much! Continuing to learn something new one day at a time
  9. dada78

    Twinkling Stars

    Thanks @OSUblake, I tried to make your example work with my initial codepen and forked the update here: However I feel like I am not fully understanding this line here, as it throws the following console error: Uncaught TypeError: Cannot read property 'cloneNode' of undefined var index = random(textures.length)|0; var star = textures[index].cloneNode(true); frag.appendChild(star); This is how I understand it: length returns the number of DOM elements in the textures variable or 0 and randomizes those. var star holds the randomized array of the textures variable and clones each of the elements in the index and then appends it to the fragment we've created. Is the issue happening because I only have one DOM element not various different ones like you? Thanks for taking the time to explain.
  10. dada78

    Twinkling Stars

    Hi guys, I am trying to do the following in plain JS and am failing miserably: 0_ Dynamically create x amount of stars of an existing dom element 1_ Fill an area with randomly positioned stars (dots at this point) 2_ Then animate the alpha in and out at random times Issue: The console log is not printing the generated random numbers for the index Thanks for your help!
  11. Thanks Jack, I will contact them.
  12. Hi guys, my agency is looking to test banner performance using AMP versus H5, and after briefly glancing at https://www.ampproject.org/docs/tutorials/converting/resolving-errors under "Exclude third-party JavaScript", this sounds as if I won't be able to use the Greensock lib for this type of execution? Would that mean the animations are restricted to using: https://www.ampproject.org/docs/reference/components/amp-animation ? If so that would be very limiting in terms of motion and creativity... Just wondering about opinions on it... Thanks!
  13. Aaaaaah! Yes!! Thanks so much helping me troubleshoot this.
  14. Codepen below: I noticed that the error didn't appear when I removed the cardSheen and cardHolder, but can't reproduce what I exactly did or changed, when the error went away. Anyway, here it's visible in debug mode... Thank you!
  15. Thanks guys, will be setting up the codepen, but need to know how I would be able to reference both of the unminified TweenMax and splitText plugin using codepen? The quick add Greensock is minified and also isn't splitText supposed to be for members only? Please let me know how to proceed. Thanks!
  16. Hi OSUblake, please see the console error when using the uncompressed library and plug-in. And yes, I do have an expand-button <div id="expand-button"></div> in the collapsed panel in order for the unit to expand, which it does. Thanks for taking the time to look into this. I mean the creative works fine, but am curious as to why that error occurs. I also only see it in webkit browsers not in Firefox.
  17. Hi guys, I am using the splitText plugin in a Rich Media expandable unit: I loaded the plugin after TweenMax in this order right before the bottom closing body tag for a rich media Doubleclick creative: <script src="https://s0.2mdn.net/ads/studio/cached_libs/tweenmax_1.19.0_643d6911392a3398cb1607993edabfa7_min.js"></script> <script src="SplitText.min.js"></script> <script src="logic.js"></script> In the head I loaded the enabler necessary for the Doubleclick Rich media API to work as intended as usual... The ad works fine, the split text works as intended, it splits the lines and wraps the lines in classes. In the collapsed state it will run an animation that has the split text call in the ad's show() function: function show() { var mySplitTxt = new SplitText('#txt1C', {type:'lines', linesClass:'line++'}); var tlCollapsed = new TimelineMax(); tlCollapsed .set(mySplitTxt, {opacity:0.9}) //more stuff .staggerFrom(mySplitTxt.lines, 0.8, {opacity:0, x:'+=100', ease:powerEaseOut}, 0.08, 'start+=0.5') //more stuff } When previewing in the browser, no error appears. Only after I expand the ad I can see: Console Error: tweenmax_1.19.0_643d6911392a3398cb1607993edabfa7_min.js:15 Uncaught TypeError: a.split is not a function This happens on expand: When the expand button is clicked, the unit expands and runs the tlExpand timeline. expandButton.addEventListener('click', onExpandHandler, false); var splitTxt1E = new SplitText('#txt1E', {type:'lines', linesClass:'line++'}); var splitLegal = new SplitText('#legal', {type:'lines', linesClass:'line++'}); var tlExpand = new TimelineMax({paused:true, overwrite:'all', onComplete:cardSheen}); tlExpand .set(['#expanded-panel', '#expanded-exit', 'closeBtn'], {display:'block', visibility:'visible'}) .set(['#collapsed-panel', '#collapsed-exit', 'expand-button'], {display:'none'}) //more stuff .staggerFrom(splitTxt1E.lines, 0.8, {opacity:0, x:'+=100', ease:powerEaseOut}, 0.08, 'start+=1.3') function onExpandHandler(){ Enabler.requestExpand(); Enabler.startTimer('Panel Expansion'); } function expandStartHandler() { TweenMax.set(['#expanded-panel', '#expanded-exit', 'closeBtn'], {display:'block'}); TweenMax.set(['#collapsed-panel', '#collapsed-exit', 'expand-button'], {display:'none'}); // add expanding animation here tlExpand.restart(); Enabler.finishExpand(); } I will try to stripped down codepen but in the meanwhile, any clues as to what could be happening that causes the error when the unit is expanded? Again, the animation works as intended. Thanks!
  18. Hi guys, I can't figure out why the colors aren't animating in Safari + Firefox. I used all the vendor prefixes. Works fine in Chrome...Any ideas? Thanks!
  19. Hi guys, I looked at your example here http://codepen.io/GreenSock/pen/epXvKg and am excited that you can animate elements along a path using the MorphSVGPlugin. I assume that the element that should be animated needs to reside inside that SVG as per the example? I for example have a specific ball image around which I need to animate "fizzing" bubbles. Any ideas on how to accomplish a curving path motion if not SVG?? Thanks!
  20. Another solution I found is to just separate the dropshadow/glow effect in the Photoshop file by selecting the text layer that has the drop shadow applied to it, and then go to the Photoshop menu > Layer > Layer Style > Create Layer. This will separate the effect from the actual text layer, allowing you to export as PNG. Once optimized with TinyPng the k-size could be very low. I usually export the Animate CC as a sprite and dump that into TinyPNG to further optimize. You can then just add the drop shadow into the mc below the text layer.
  21. Hi guys, As you can see in my codepen, I have a couple of svgs that have a filter applied. I would like to be able to apply the tweens I stored in the "addClass" and "removeClass" variable to specific id elements. How would I be able to achieve this? So that I can toggle the saturation. Any ideas? Thanks!
  22. Thanks Jack, I should have mentioned that I am storing an SVG clip-path in a <defs> element so I needed to use the attribute plug-in I thought in order to work across browsers, otherwise I don't get it to work in Firefox. <svg class="svg-defs"> <defs> <clipPath id="clipping"> <polygon id="star" points="98.4999978 153.75 38.2520165 185.424245 49.7583542 118.337123 1.01670635 70.8257603 68.3760155 61.037872 98.5000012 1.1379786e-14 128.624005 61.0378871 195.98331 70.8258091 147.241642 118.337136 158.747982 185.424247"/> </clipPath> <defs> </svg> HTML <div class="clipPathSvg"> <svg width="200" height="300"> <image xlink:href="https://s3-us-west-2.amazonaws.com/s.cdpn.io/156178/cornonthecob.jpg" width="200" height="300" /> </svg> </div> Then in my CSS .clipPathSvg img { clip-path: url(#clipping); } Thanks!
  23. Hi guys, I am trying to use the Attribute Plugin to ensure that my SVG also animates in Firefox, but can't figure out the correct syntax for this: .fromTo("#star",1, {attr:{transform:"scale(0.2)"}},{attr:{transform:"scale(1)",transform:"rotate(360)"}}) The issue: This above code ignores the fromTo scale tween completely and just rotates the SVG and this gives me a syntax error: .fromTo("#star",1, {attr:{transform:"scale(0.2)"}},{attr:{transform:"scale(1)","rotate(360)"}}) All I want to do is scale up and rotate the star at the same time from transformOrigin:"50% 50%". I tried that as well as transform-origin:"center center" inside the Attr plugin with no luck. Thanks!
  24. I played around with this Carl's example above and even though I am doing the exact animation, the box-2 appears crisp, where as the box-1 appears blurry. Any ideas why that is? Codepen here: http://codepen.io/dada78/pen/44d2d483ddbfe000b4bee2c16136e8ce Thanks!