Has anyone encountered motion sickness on a website or webapp that animates
the interaction too much?
I am in the middle of designing a new navigational paradigm for enterprise
webapps that would heavily use the scriptaculous animation framework. The
idea is that each click of diving deeper into the application and content,
each layer deeper would animate onto the screen to show the relationship of
While watching a coworker demonstrate a prototype he developed, I started
getting concerned that too much animation might be a bad thing.
The discussion in the article, which is largely about the UI advances
the Core Animation feature of Leopard will make possible, reminded me
of the discussion we've been having about how the iPhone ads are
touting the UI as a feature and how novel that is.
My general attitude towards this article is one of cautious