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Animate Images and Videos with curtains.js
CSS Tricks, Web Tricks

Animate Images and Videos with curtains.js

  While browsing the latest award-winning websites, you may notice a lot of fancy image distortion animations or neat 3D effects. Most of them are created with WebGL, an API allowing GPU-accelerated image processing effects and animations. They also tend to use libraries built on top of WebGL such as three.js or pixi.js. Both are very powerful tools to create respectively 2D and 3D scenes.But, you should keep in mind that those libraries were not originally designed to create slideshows or animate DOM elements. There is a library designed just for that, though, and we’re going to cover how to use it here in this post.WebGL, CSS Positioning, and Responsiveness Say you’re working with a library like three.js or pixi.js and you want to use it to create interactions, like mous...
Web Tricks

Node.js Cron Jobs By Examples

  Ever wanted to do specific things on your application server at certain times without having to physically run them yourself. You want to spend more of your time worrying about productive tasks instead of remembering that you want to move data from one part of the server to another every month. This is where Cron jobs come in.In your Node applications, the applications of these are endless as they save. In this article, we’ll look at how to create and use Cron jobs in Node applications. To do this, we’ll make a simple application that automatically deletes auto-generated error.log files from the server. Another advantage of Cron jobs is that you can schedule the execution of different scripts at different intervals from your application.Prerequisites To follow through th...