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@swim/animate provides property-managing animator types that efficiently tween values between discrete state changes. @swim/animate is part of the @swim/ui framework.



For an npm-managed project, npm install @swim/animate to make it a dependency. TypeScript sources will be installed into node_modules/@swim/animate/main. Transpiled JavaScript and TypeScript definition files install into node_modules/@swim/animate/lib/main. And a pre-built UMD script can be found in node_modules/@swim/animate/dist/main/swim-animate.js.


Browser applications can load swim-ui.js—which bundles the @swim/animate library—along with its swim-core.js dependency, directly from the swimOS CDN.

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Alternatively, the standalone swim-system.js script may be loaded from the swimOS CDN, which bundles @swim/animate together with all other @swim/system libraries.

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@swim/animate can be imported as an ES6 module from TypeScript and other ES6-compatible environments.

import * as animate from "@swim/animate";


@swim/animate can also be used as a CommonJS module in Node.js applications.

var animate = require("@swim/animate");


When loaded by a web browser, the swim-ui.js script adds all @swim/animate library exports to the global swim namespace. The swim-ui.js script requires that swim-core.js has already been loaded.

The swim-system.js script also adds all @swim/animate library exports to the global swim namespace, making it a drop-in replacement for 'swim-core.js' and swim-ui.js when additional @swim/system libraries are needed.

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