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Re: [vox] [vox-tech] webpage question

begin Erik Mullinix <Hesp@rainworks.org> 
> The Key is in the files loaded the type of files and the order of them
> loading.
erik, i'm not sure this is workable.  since this is animation, load time
for a set of images "off by 1 pixel" would be prohibitive.  i'd be
loading something like 640 images.

> However. what you want to do would best be done in flash.
and i feel guilty working with javascript (may bill forgive me)! :-)
iirc, the flash development program hasn't been ported to linux, and it
costs $$$.

i think rod was right on -- i think this can be done with javascript.
the question is just to learn javascript.  i know dumb stuff like how to
do onmouse/onfocus stuff and scrolling status bars.  perhaps i should
roll up my sleeves and learn the language more fully.

everytime i promise myself to not learn any more new languages,
something like this always pops up.  i wonder if there are any php or
better yet perl wrappers for javascript functionality...


> hesp
> ----- Original Message -----
> From: "Peter Jay Salzman" <p@dirac.org>
> To: "Marianne Waage" <yamara@plush.org>; "Linux User Group of Davis"
> <vox@lists.lugod.org>
> Sent: Sunday, March 03, 2002 10:52 AM
> Subject: [vox] [vox-tech] webpage question
> > hey marianne and rod,
> >
> > cropping isn't an option -- i was thinking of trying to figure out how
> > to "animate" a background.  so having a background:
> >
> >     -----------------------------------------------------------
> >     |                                                         |
> >     |lo                                                    hel|
> >     |ld                                                    wor|
> >     |                                                         |
> >     |  i think i shall never see a poem as lovely as a tree.  |
> >     |                                                         |
> >     -----------------------------------------------------------
> >
> > where the 2 ends "fit together" (symbolized by my hello world).
> >
> > then redisplyaing the background at different coordinates to give the
> > illusion that you're walking or viewing something that moves.
> >
> > so i need to figure out 2 things:
> >
> > 1. how to display an image with putting a certain coordinate in the
> > upper left corner of the browser window
> >
> > 2. how to constantly change the background image
> >
> > i think the answer lies somewhere in javascript.   i started playing
> > around with javascript yesterday (http://www.dirac.org/eatery).  never
> > mind the content.  the point was to learn some javascript.
> >
> > do you guys know enough javascript to help me out with this?
> >
> > pete
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