There are many ways how you can learn new coding techniques, but the one I prefer is to look at a code, break it, fix it, tweak it and all that right in the browser.
Following the right people on CodePen and exploring their demos can teach you a lot.
1. Sarah Drasner
Sarah is a US based interaction designer at faunadb.com and her CodePen demos are full of SVG, CSS animations and GreenSock.
Also check out her recent post on Smashing Magazine – A Few Different Ways To Use SVG Sprites In Animation, where she explains a few techniques for using SVG sprites in a complex animation.
Responsive SVG Sprite Animation
See the Pen Responsive SVG Sprite Animation that Adjusts Based on Viewport by Sarah Drasner (@sdras) on CodePen.0
Follow Sarah on CodePen or @sarah_edo.
2. Chris Gannon
Chris is a UK based interaction designer and you should follow him to learn more about GreenSock and SVG animations.
Diving SVG Animation
See the Pen Diving SVG Animation by Chris Gannon (@chrisgannon) on CodePen.0
SVG Drip Bounce
See the Pen SVG Drip Bounce by Chris Gannon (@chrisgannon) on CodePen.0
See the Pen SVG Creeper by Chris Gannon (@chrisgannon) on CodePen.0
Follow Chris on CodePen or @ChrisGannon.
3. Dennis Gaebel
SVG Low PolyLion: Animated Polygons
See the Pen SVG Low PolyLion: Animated Polygons by Dennis Gaebel (@grayghostvisuals) on CodePen.02358
Follow Dennis on CodePen or @gryghostvisuals.
4. Rachel Smith
Rachel is an Aussie living in the US. Explore her demos to learn more about CSS animations, SVG, Velocity.js, GreenSock and Snap.svg.
Circles, text and getImageData
See the Pen Circles, text and getImageData by Rachel Smith (@rachsmith) on CodePen.340
Follow Rachel on CodePen or @rachsmithtweets.
Did I forget anyone worth mentioning? Who are your favorite developers on CodePen? Let me know in the comments below.
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Hello, thanks for pointing new resources. I love to read blogs and short case-studies, becouse it gives me idea in wich direction I should go and what to learn. It is also great in my situation, becouse I don’t have so much time to read whole documentations etc. I’ve hope that one day I will be able to start my journey about web-development full-time.
wow, so cool ! Thanks 😀