As superfluous as something like animation may initially seem, you can tell a lot about framework by the way that it handles the concept of time. Idiosyncrasies and race conditions in rendering reveal themselves, pauses in DOM and virtual DOM diffing can be exposed. This is one of the ways Vue shows itself to be uniquely capable and elegant as a framework. In her talk Sarah covered the use of the transition component and some of its offerings to create fluid effects in the browser. Then she discussed watchers and transitioning state and finished up by talking about lifecycle methods, asynchronous updates, and pushing our animations to the next level.