Avocado vs Impulse: What are the differences?
What is Avocado? An interaction design toolbox. Avocado is an open source interaction design toolbox built by IDEO. It enables designers to make quick interactive prototypes without writing a line of code. Built on top of Facebook's Origami framework, Avocado provides ready-to-use patches that can be easily combined to create fully-customized prototypes. Official announcement: http://labs.ideo.com/2014/05/27/avocado/.
What is Impulse? Dynamic JS Animations for the Mobile Web. Create animations that flow naturally from the user's movements. Rather than animating properties for a set amount of time, impulse takes a start position, end position, and velocity.
Avocado and Impulse can be categorized as "Mobile Prototyping & Interaction Design" tools.
Some of the features offered by Avocado are:
- Carousel, creates a swipeable carousel of images.
- Bistable, makes an element snap to two positions.
- Master Detail, creates a Master-Detail relationship between two views
On the other hand, Impulse provides the following key features:
Impulse is an open source tool with 1.63K GitHub stars and 77 GitHub forks. Here's a link to Impulse's open source repository on GitHub.