Playground

In this category you will find experiments, plugins and articles related to web development and programming. Here we present some new ideas and inspiration for solving problems and tackling challenges around web development.

Folder Preview Ideas

By Mary Lou on

Some ideas for previewing or just playing with folders on hover. The idea is to show a little animation when hovering a folder icon and reveal some kind of preview f ...

WebGL Scroll Spiral

By Xoihazard on

A couple of decorative and inspirational WebGL background scroll effects for websites powered by regl. The idea is to twist some images and hexagonal grid patterns o ...

Mirror Effect

By Mary Lou on

Mirror effect as seen around the Web lately, i.e. on Corentin Fardeau's and Method's website. The idea is to mirror an image and animate it within the context of a s ...

Block Reveal Effects

By Mary Lou on

Ideas for revealing content in a schematic box look as seen around the Web lately. The effect first shows a decorative block element drawn and when it starts to decr ...

Interactive Musical Instruments

By Mary Lou on

Experimental ideas for playful musical interactions powered by MIDI.js and the Web Audio API. Play instruments or make sounds by interacting with content. ...

Tilt Hover Effects

By Mary Lou on

Some ideas for hover animations with a fancy tilt effect. Inspired by the hover effect seen on the Kikk 2015 website. ...

Surf Report Template

By Mary Lou on

A simple template of a weekly surf report with an animated SVG graph and a sliding content panel. The layout is powered by flexbox and viewport units. Highly experim ...

Cubes Advent Calendar

By Mary Lou on

A 3D cubes Advent calendar with fun hover effects and background color animations. Clicking the boxes opens another content level with different element animations. ...

Artsy Media Pop Up Effect

By Mary Lou on

A fun experiment with proof-of-concepts for various simple media pop ups on hover or touch. The idea is to show images, videos or other media in a pop up style with ...

Background Segment Effect

By Mary Lou on

A background image segment effect as seen on Filippo Bello's Portfolio, employing the CSS clip-path property and powered by anime.js. ...

Fancy SVG Letter Animation

By Mary Lou on

An experimental SVG letter animation based on the Dribbble shot "Shading Letters in Illustrator" by Jake Bartlett. Powered by Julian Garnier's anime.js. ...