I’ve written three books about UI animation and web animation. You could say it’s kind of my thing. Here’s a bit more about each of them and where you can find them.

Animation in Design Systems ebook

Design systems come in all shapes and sizes, but not all of them include guidelines for animation. In the past few years, I’ve talked with many teams and designers who tell me motion is something they want to address, but they just aren’t sure how to do it. If that describes you too, you’re in luck! This ebook breaks down everything to include when integrating animation into your design system, and how to successfully pull it off.

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Designing Interface Animation

Effective interface animation deftly combines form and function to improve feedback, aid in orientation, direct attention, show causality, and express your brand’s personality. Designing Interface Animation shows you how to create web animation that balances purpose and style while blending seamlessly into the user’s experience. This book is a crash course in motion design theory and practice for web designers, UX professionals, and front-end developers alike.

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Pocket Guide to CSS Animation

CSS animations open up a whole new way to look at and use CSS to bring motion to the web in creative ways. This Pocket Guide is designed to help you jump into using CSS @keyframe animations in your own projects, providing a strong foundation on which to start experimenting and creating. In this book Val covers the basics of CSS @keyframe animations, walking you through a series of examples, and discussing practical considerations for dealing with browsers and fallbacks. You'll have everything you need to start playing with CSS @keyframe animations in just a couple of hours.

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