I’ve been digging through the Script.aculo.us code a lot recently and have stumbled upon a number of very effective transitions which aren’t used widely. There are 9 effects in total comprising of:
You can see a full demo of all the the effects on the Script.aculo.us Wiki.
All of Script.aculo.us’s effects will take a transition in the options array. For example we could apply a spring transition to our scroll to effect.