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Where to find animation web parts

Posted By:      Posted Date: December 04, 2010    Points: 0   Category :SharePoint
I think my management can be convinced to spend a little money on some 3rd party web parts to "dress up" our corporate Intranet with some animation.  Things like a crawling banner at the top of the page, a power-point-presentation-like web part to cycle/dissolve between several images/pdfs , mouseover-the-thumbnail-to-display-the-full-image, that kind of thing.  In looking around I gather that this is done via .css or flash.

Where might we buy such web parts and do we need developer skills to integrate them into our MOSS 2007? 

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