In this round up, we have some fantastic examples and uses of the parallax effect for you. The parallax scrolling effect, now a firm design trend, is a technique that uses multiple background images that move at different, yet synchronized, speeds as the user scrolls down (also, less popularly, horizontally) a web page. The overall effect gives the viewer a seamless and intriguing browsing experience that just looks damn good!
At the bootom of the page we have also included a selection of tutorials to help get yopu started.
Parallax Scrolling Effect Tutorials
With this tutorial you will learn how to use parallax principles to move different backgrounds as you you slide an image.
In this tutorial, you will learn how to build a parallax scrolling storytelling framework.
This tutorial is very helpful for learning how to create a fluid CSS3 slideshow with the a parallax effect.
With this basic tutorial, you will learn how to create the parallax effect using jQuery.
Here, you will learn how to recreate a web page similar to Nikebetterworld.com by using the original jQuery Parallax script.
Using jQuery, you will learn how to create a horizontally scrolling website with a parallax scrolling background effect reminiscent of old-school 2D platform games such as Sonic the Hedgehog.