Bubble Cursor

The Bubble Cursor demo is a demo implementation of a cursor with a "nearest target" system that may help users aim their cursors at on-screen elements without having to hit them precisely. The "active" element is shown visually, using a bubble around the cursor.

Read more about it at Jochen Wolters' blog, where he writes about all kinds of things related to usability, from airline reward miles to toilet paper.

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