Looking for new ways to level up in the web development world I am always looking to do things more efficiently. Along my quest for efficiency I recently ran into Gulp, a building tool that uses node js under the hood and is powered by npm, Node Package Manager. npm is a great tool to manage node packages and dependencies, kind of like rpm and yum are to Red Hat, or pacman is to Arch.
In this tutorial, I’m going to demonstrate how to animate a series of potential background images using the GreenSock library TimelineMax.
TimelineMax lets you setup a series of animation events called “Tweens” that act as a waypoint in your timeline to execute a designed animation at a certain time or label. Lets jump right in.