Animated GIFs?

by Eric Hekler » Tue, 20 Apr 2010 13:08:25 GMT

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 Hi, all.

    We are doing some prototyping for an Android app and we wanted to use
Animated GIFs via webpages to get a sense of animation.  Unfortunately, we
have found that we can't do that on the Android's browser (or Opera for that
matter).  I've read some posting saying that this might get fixed but there
were never any specific dates.  Does anyone have some news on when we might
be able to use Animated GIFs in webpages?   If not, does anyone have any
suggestions on good ways to develop quick animated visual prototypes of apps
for Android?  In particular, our design folks (who are handling the visual
stuff) know HTML, Javascript, J-query but don't know Java and we would
prefer to NOT have them learn another language, if possible as this is
really just for rapid prototyping.

   Any help would be most appreciated!


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Animated GIFs?

by Anonymous Anonymous » Tue, 20 Apr 2010 13:31:15 GMT

 As per issue tracker, this will be fixed in FroYo and will work on high
memory devices.


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