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Figure 12.25 An open source Web site that provides excellent examples of slideshows.
On a small but thick pad of paper a boy has drawn a stick man on each page. For each page
he draws his stick man in a sightly different position, maybe moving one leg up and an
arm down. After filling the pad with as many little stick man pictures as he wants to draw,
he goes to his friend and starts rapidly flipping the pages. Voila! He has made a little movie!
ping through a pad of drawings, the stick man drawings can be scanned into your com-
give them the appearance of animation by using a timer that will be set to put a new image
on the page at short repeating intervals, similar to flipping the pages of the small pad of
the document according to a looping mechanism or an expression tied to a timer.
these functions throughout this text.)
// calls someFunction() 500 milliseconds from now
// calls someFunction() every 500 milliseconds until stopped