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Use CSS and HTML to Build the Star Wars Intro - #61

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Published: May 10, 2021

Estimated Reading Time
2 minutes
Video Duration
46:44 minutes

In honor of May the 4th (a bit late), I created the scrolling intro you see on all of the Star Wars movies using HTML, CSS, and JS. It is a neat party trick and very easy to do using CSS animations and a random pixel generator in JS.

00:00 Intro

01:00 Final Result Preview

01:45 Building Our HTML

05:28 Using JS to Generate Stars

12:33 Adding Our Content

15:30 Building Our CSS

17:03 CSS: Our Intro

20:53 CSS: Our Logo

25:02 CSS: Our Scroller

44:48 Finished Project

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Applications Used

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Computer Hardware:

Windows 10 Pro: (Amazon)

Samsung 500GB External SSD: (Amazon)

Samsung 970 EVO Plus SSD 1TB - M.2 NVMe: (Amazon)

Rosewill Hive-750S R750W PSU: (Amazon)

Phanteks Eclipse Tempered Glass Case: (Amazon)

MSI Arsenal Gaming AMD Ryzen Motherboard: (Amazon)

MSI Gaming GeForce RTX 2060 Super 8GB: (Amazon)

LG 34UM69G-B 34-Inch 21:9 UltraWide IPS Monitor: (Amazon)

Corsair 64GB (4 x 16GB) DDR4 Memory: (Amazon)

AMD Ryzen 7 2700X Processor: (Amazon)

Dell XPS 15 9500 15.6" Laptop / Windows: (Amazon)

Lenovo ThinkPad T15 15.6" Laptop / Linux: (Amazon)


Fujifilm X-T3: (Amazon)

Fujinon XF18-55mmF2.8-4: (Amazon)


Audio Technica AT2020: (Amazon)

Blue Snowball iCE: (Amazon)


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