The Shapes of CSS. Replacing the -9999px hack (new image replacement) IN THE BEGINNING was FIR, AKA Fahrner Image Replacement (note that one of the following links returns a 404): The Daily Report’s 2003 redesign uses (and our book explained) an image replacement technique intended to combine the benefits of accessibility with the power of graphic design.
We christened this method Fahrner Image Replacement (FIR) in honor of Todd Fahrner, who first suggested it to us. Douglas Bowman’s tutorial popularized the technique, which was first developed by C. Z. Adventures In The Third Dimension: CSS 3D Transforms - Smashing Coding. Advertisement Back in 2009, the WebKit development team proposed a new extension to CSS that would allow Web page elements to be displayed and transformed on a three-dimensional plane.
This proposal was called 3D Transforms, and it was soon implemented in Safari for Mac and iOS. About a year later, support followed for Chrome, and early in 2011, for Android. Outside of WebKit, however, none of the other browser makers seemed to show much enthusiasm for it, so it’s remained a fairly niche and underused feature. Seven things still missing from CSS. Net magazine is the number one choice for the professional web designer and developer.
We'll be using CSS3 3D Transforms for Webkit only. View demo Download source Today we want to share some experimental 3D image transitions with you that use CSS3 animations and jQuery. We’ll be using CSS3 3D Transforms for Webkit only. Parallaxing CSS3 backgrounds - December 21st, 2011. Some Lesser Known Features of LESS. For the last year or so, LESS has gained a lot of traction in the front-end development community, particularly among designers.
LESS extends CSS with dynamic functionality and organizational features, which provide a lot of power and efficiency to designers and developers. However, it's not the only CSS pre-processor player out there.