There are so many amazing things that can be done with Javascript, pretty every day there's a new library or script to create effects, animations and improve design in general. Shine is a great example, it's as their slogan says a library for pretty shadows. The cool thing is that the shadows are dynamic and the position can be trigger by mouse location or the motion sensors in your mobile devices.

Here are some features

  • Dynamic light positions
  • Customizable shadows
  • Uses text or box shadows based on content
  • Works in browsers that support textShadow or boxShadow and auto-prefixes if necessary

Here's an example

For more information and visit http://bigspaceship.github.io/shine.js/

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