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A simpler interface to dojo.animateProperty().


dojo.anim returns an instance of dojo.Animation but begins the animation immediately, unlike nearly every other Dojo animation API.

dojo.anim is a simpler (but somewhat less powerful) version of dojo.animateProperty. It uses defaults for many basic properties and allows for positional parameters to be used in place of the packed “property bag” which is used for other Dojo animation methods.

The dojo.Animation object returned from dojo.anim will be already playing when it is returned from this function, so calling play() on it again is (usually) a no-op.


<script type="text/javascript">
  dojo.anim(node, properties, duration, easing, onEnd, delay);

Here is the definition of arguments:

Parameter Type Description
node DOMNode|String Can be a DOM node or the id of a node (as string) to animate CSS properties on.
properties Object  
duration Integer The number of milliseconds over which the animation should run. Defaults to the global animation default duration (350ms).
easing Function An easing function over which to calculate acceleration and deceleration of the animation through its duration. A default easing algorithm is provided, but you may plug in any you wish. A large selection of easing algorithms are available in dojo.fx.easing.
onEnd Function A function to be called when the animation finishes running.
delay Integer The number of milliseconds to delay beginning the animation by. The default is 0.


Programmatic example

TODO: example

Declarative example

TODO: example

See also

  • TODO: links to other related articles
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