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State of the Animation with Rachel Nabors

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Vanessa W. and Peter L.


About the Talk

The post-Flash era is hardly free of animation. CSS animation is quickly becoming a cornerstone of user-friendly UI frameworks, and JavaScript libraries already exist to handle complex, interactive animations. And now there’s a new API coming to town specifically for web animations! In the wake of so much “CSS vs. JavaScript animation” infighting, you'll be introduced to the Web Animations API via the development styles and insights of four distinct groups of people: UI designers, interaction developers, library authors, and the browser teams implementing it.

About Rachel Nabors

Rachel Nabors is an interaction developer and award-winning cartoonist. She travels the world, speaking about web animation and giving workshops. Her articles on the topic have been published in Smashing Mag, A List Apart, 24 Ways, and Net Mag. When not biking around her home city of Portland, Oregon in the USA, she makes interactive comics at her company Tin Magpie ( and publishes Web Animation Weekly ( You can catch her @rachelnabors ( on Twitter and at (

Event Schedule:

5:00p Doors open, eat and drink (including a special cocktail by Alcademics, wine tasting by Grant Eddie winery, and a variety of gluten-free, vegan, and meat appetizers)
6:30-6:40p Announcements
6:40-7:30p Talk
7:30-8:00p Break
8:00 Lightning Talks *
8:10-8:30p Q&A and Raffle!**
9:00p Room cleared

Cocktail service by @Alcademics (

Wine tasting by Grant Eddie Winery (

  • Contact the Organizers if you'd like to give a lightning talk.
    ** You must be present at the venue to qualify for raffle prizes.

Rachel's talk will be recorded. The link will be posted within a few days after the event.

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