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.

Simple Stack Effects

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A set of simple stack effects for inspiration. The main idea is to have one item shown initially and then, on some trigger, more items are revealed as decoration. As seen in image grids or on scroll websites as creative effect.

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Scattered Polaroids Gallery

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A flat-style Polaroid gallery where the items are scattered randomly in a container. When a specific item is selected, it will move to the middle while the other Polaroids will make space for it by moving to the sides. Optionally, an item can have a backface which will be shown by flipping the Polaroid when clicking on the current navigation dot again.

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“Look Inside” Book Preview with BookBlock

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A “look inside” book preview with BookBlock. A concept for book showcases or online book stores that shows a grid of books with the options to view the details and to look inside of the book, opening the BookBlock in fullscreen and allowing for a 3D page navigation.

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Elastic Stack: Elastic Dragging Interaction

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ElastiStack is a little script that let’s you navigate through a stack of items by dragging away the first one. It comes with an elastic touch meaning that when dragging the top-most item, the other ones will follow as if they were connected elastically. When reaching a certain distance, the dragged item will release itself and the next item will pop out.

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Multi-Item Selection

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Ever thought that clicking on multiple checkboxes is not a very user-friendly task? Imagine rows and rows of junk mail that you’d like to select in your email app. This little script tries to ease that task by allowing a rapid and simple selection of multiple items by clicking, holding and moving over the desired items.

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Animations for Thumbnail Grids

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There are many parts of a website where we can apply nice transitions to make things more interesting. Images are certainly great entities for playing with fancy effects and today we’d like to show you some inspiration for thumbnail effects using CSS animations.

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Animated Checkboxes and Radio Buttons with SVG

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By animating an SVG path with JavaScript, we can do many fancy things. Today we want to show you some effects for checkboxes and radio buttons. The idea is to hide the inputs, use pseudo-elements to create a more appealing style and then animate the SVG paths once an input is selected.

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A Collection of Separator Styles

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A collection of separator styles for horizontally dividing sections on a website. The dividers are created using several techniques, including styling pseudo-elements, using gradients and inserting SVG graphics with responsiveness in mind.

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