CSS3 Transforms & @font-face Experiment. Wednesday, March 31st, 2010 This is the first of what I hope are number of experiments I plan on working on over the next few months, all in an effort to get acquainted with some of the new CSS3 features out in the wild that seem to be gaining some traction.
The last few months have been pretty exciting, with all the talk about new CSS3 features and how browsers are adding support for them, it’s a great time to be a designer for the web. It’s a lot easier these days to experiment with different typefaces, layouts and techniques previously not available. Take a look at the image below: No, it’s not a poster. How’s it done? Pretty easy actually, I used basic CSS positioning and some of the newer CSS3 features to put it together. @font-face Transforms -webkit-transform: rotate(1deg); -moz-transform: rotate(1deg); -o-transform: rotate(1deg); Text-Shadows & Box Shadows text-shadow: 2px 8px #b5c1b8, -1px -1px #fff; box-shadow: 4px 6px #b5c1b8; Works in these browsers Indeed. CSS3 Background-Clip Text & @font-face. HTML5 Live Conference. CSS3 Image Styles. When applying CSS3 inset box-shadow or border-radius directly to the image element, the browser doesn't render the CSS style perfectly.
However, if the image is applied as background-image, you can add any style to it and have it rendered properly. Darcy Clarke and I put a quick tutorial together on how to use jQuery to make perfect rounded corner images dynamically. Today I'm going to revisit the topic and show you how much more you can do with the background-image CSS trick. I will show you how to use box-shadow, border-radius and transition to create various image styles.
View Demo Image Styles Problem (see demo) Take a look at the demo and note that there is border-radius and inset box-shadow applied in the first row of images. Workaround. 20 Things I Learned About Browsers and the Web. IllustrationChristoph Niemann Writers/EditorsMin Li Chan, Fritz Holznagel, Michael Krantz Project CuratorMin Li Chan & The Google Chrome Team DesignFiPaul Truong DevelopmentFi Very Special Thanks To.
HTML5, browsers, and books, twenty years later. Update: Thanks for all the interest and feedback on 20 Things I Learned about Browsers and the Web!
This illustrated guidebook is best experienced in Chrome or any up-to-date, HTML5-compliant modern browser. By Min Li Chan, Google Chrome Team. Stunning CSS3: A Project-based Guide to the Latest in CSS. Get a peek into the book's content with these free excerpts.
You can also see a brief table of contents, images of some of the book's pages, and links to related resources. Sample of Chapter 1: The CSS3 Lowdown [external article] Read the case study of a real web page that was made more efficient by using CSS3 instead of its existing, older styling methods in this short excerpt from Chapter 1. Sample of Chapter 2: Speech Bubbles [PDF] Learn how to create the appearance of speech bubbles without using any images.
Sample of Chapter 6: Different Screen Size, Different Design [PDF] HTML5 Techniques - Ultimate Collection of Tutorials. As my experience we always close to the latest technologies as we have one step ahead on web development techniques as HTML5.
HTML 5 is the advanced version of HTML. HTML 5 is giving new techniques and advanced features/structure in designing. These new features and tags makes designing very easy to create a web page. CSS3 and HTML 5 are capable of revolutionizing the way we design websites. Both include so many new features and functions that it can be hard to wrap your head around them at times. When saying about HTML5, developers mean the new semantic structural tags, API specs like canvas or offline storage, new inline semantic tags, etc. In an front-end development effort to encourage our respected visitors and readers to do the same and to prepare you for the future, we’ve rounded up “HTML5 Techniques – Ultimate Collection of Tutorials“.