I Use This!
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Project Summary

2D vector animation API (Python) with:
- Tweening and keyframes - using simple strings for frames.
- Containment of things within things.
- Path following.
- Clipping.
- Hit detection (buttons etc.)
- Use of Inkscape SVG as a "distributed" IDE -- design all graphics in Inkscape and animate them with Things.

Things came about by play and happy accident. It relies on python-Cairo and python-rsvg and has been developed on GNU/Linux.

I would really like someone to take the idea and replicate it in C or C++ for the superior speed animation requires.


2d 2d_animation 2dgraphics animated animation api cairo cairographics frames gnulinux keyframe keyframeanimation linux python tweening vector vector-based vectorgraphics

In a Nutshell, Things...

GNU General Public License v3.0 or later

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30 Day Summary

Nov 6 2021 — Dec 6 2021

12 Month Summary

Dec 6 2020 — Dec 6 2021


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