Yes, now I'm really proud to present the AnimatedCluster strategy for OpenLayers.
Some time ago I created an AnimatedCluster strategy for OpenLayers that extends the basic Cluster strategy, animating cluster when user changes the zoom.
The problem with the previous version is the code makes some computations for all the clusters, no matter if they are inside or outside the map's viewport.
This issues is clearly reproducible in the old version. Zoom in until cluster contains one or two features and you will see a degradation of the animation.
Now, compare with the new improved version, which supports 50.000 features without problem (at least on my computer :) ).
How do I improve it?
The solution was easy, only manage the animation of those clusters inside the map's viewport:
Yes, it can seem obvious, but I have needed some time before I realized about this fact (dummy?)