Core Animation ‘Flip’ Animation

In Mac OS X Leopard Core Animation first appeared, but firstly it emerged from the iPhone software team. On 7h August 2006 for the first time, it was shown publicly during WWDC 2006. Apple announced at the Macworld Expo 2007 that the iPhone uses Core Animation and runs an adapted version of OS X.  

Graphics compositing framework is a Core Animation used by macOS (Mac OS X Leopard and later), tvOS, watchOS, and iOS were produced for animated user interfaces. Any visual element can be animated by Core Animation, Core Video, Core Image, and the other Quartz technologies are accessed to provide a unified way. By a graphics processor, core animation rendered can be accelerated.

In Swift what is Core Animation?

Smooth animations and high frame rates are provided by Core Animation without slowing down the app and burdening the CPU. The start and endpoints are configured by animation parameters, and the work dedicated to graphics hardware is handed off and rendering accelerates, and the rest is done by Core Animation.

Core Animation

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Shaking Textfield & Pulse Animation – cool Animations with Core Animation

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Core Animation with Xcode 10, Swift 4.2, iOS 12 – Animating Auto Layout Constraints

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How Tame Core Animation is done

Core animation is very tough, yet it is a hard thing to build visuals. It’s due to the unavailability of modern resources and its complication. However, the reason behind its acceptance of this framework – for Apple devices it is one of the rare ways to make responsive animation and to ease up the application some tools are coming.

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Core Graphics vs Core Animation

Core Animation is a mechanics that depends a lot on OpenGL, which is GPU-bound. For rendering Core Graphics uses CPU. Core Graphics is a lot more detailed than Core Animation, but CPU is used.

Quartz 2D rendering API is exposed by the Core Graphics framework. For drawing 2D graphics, code and data structure core graphics are wrapped.

A higher-level API is Core Animation. For rendering the same Quartz 2D code is used under the hood or where the appropriate other rendering approaches are used but for animation, more relevantly specific additional features are used for example:

  • Timing
  • Compositing – based on lightweight CALayers

Meaning of flip animation

Flick book animation or a flipbook which varies from one page to the next with a series of pictures, by simulating motion or some other change the pictures appear to animate when the pages are turned rapidly.

In After Effects how Page Flip Animation is used from this video we will learn

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In React Native how 3D Flip Animations are done

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CSS Animation – Flip Animation

Through many simple properties, from an elegant fade you can create anything into a WTF-Pixar-would-be-proud effect this is the beauty of CSS animations. The CSS flip effect is the in-between one of the CSS effects, whereby the content of a given container on both the front and back are there.

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For hiding and showing the details of a product we use Flutter–Flip Animation

Flutter – Flip Animation

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