Demo – An Introduction to CSS 2.1 and CSS 3. Start Experimenting With CSS3 Keyframe Animations. You can now produce stunning animations with CSS3.
Did you know that? Of course you did. CSS3 animations are the new kid on the block. It's a big step. Although they haven't really taken centre stage yet as only the webkit browsers support them. For this reason they're used sparingly, in a lot of cases for experimental purposes or as 'hidden gems', but that doesn't mean you should shy away from getting stuck in. It was only recently I experimented myself so I thought I'd share a beginner's demo with you. How to do CSS3 keyframe animations Keyframe animations involve you setting the object state (or property) at different stages of an animation. Setup the environment Let's setup a little demo. Now apply some basic styling so we can see them.
And you've got yourself two boxes. View demo. Setup the animation affect Setup the animation affect and call it 'movingbox'. movingbox is the name we're giving the animation. Practical Uses of CSS3. We are certainly at an interesting point in time with the web.
There are new techniques being created every day, and as developers, we have the privilege of deciding how and when to use them. I'm the new guy at Viget (only been here a few weeks), and every company is different, so it is interesting adapting to Viget's standards. Some companies utilize progressive enhancement more than others, and I love that we utilize it when we can. One big item for me is how much we use CSS3. Yes I know, it is not fully supported across all browsers. Note: If you are viewing this page in an inferior browser (ahem: Internet Explorer), you will see the degraded versions of the examples. Border Radius This is probably the most used CSS3 property. One simple use of border radius is for form elements. Definitely nothing special and some people may not even realize that the submit button is actually a button. The Code Who would have thought simple rounded corners make the form so much more appealing? Example. The future of CSS layouts.
CssFx.js - CSS3 property polyfill - It's So Futuristic, Baby! CssFx cssFx adds vendor-specific prefixes to your stylesheets.
How it works When the document has finished loading, internal (<style>) and external (<link>) stylesheets are processed, fetching any @import stylesheets as well. It's recommended to bundle stylesheets into one file to minimize request overhead. Once processing is done, a new <style> tag is appended to the <head> with processed properties. Installing Download cssFx or install it with Bower: bower install cssfx. Usage Include cssFx in your <head> tag: <script src="cssfx.js"></script> Make sure any external stylesheets you want processed have the cssfx class.
Browsers Supported Firefox 3+Chrome 1+Internet Explorer 6+Safari 3+Opera 9+ Important Considerations IE and other browsers remove either unknown properties or properties with unknown values. License cssFx is provided under the MIT license. Credits. CSS3 Cookbook: Cutting Edge Text Effect and Web Typography Tutorials. CSS3 Dropdown Menu. While I was coding the Notepad theme, I've learned some new CSS3 features and now I would like to share it with you.
View the demo to see a Mac-like multi-level dropdown menu that I've created using border-radius, box-shadow, and text-shadow. It renders perfect on Firefox, Safari and Chrome. The dropdown also works on non-CSS3 compitable browsers such as IE7+, but the rounded corners and shadow will not be rendered. View Demo CSS3 Dropdown Preview The image below shows how the menu will look if CSS3 is not supported. One Gradient Image is Used A white-transparent image is used to achieve the gradient effect. The instensitiy of the gradient can be changed by shifting the background image up or down. CSS Code I'm not going to explain the CSS line by line. Update Apr 13 2010: Pure CSS Dropdown (No Image Used) The following demo used CSS gradient and IE gradient filter instead of the gradient image. Css3 drop shadow generator. 10 Useful CSS3 Tools for Your Next Web Development.
HTML5 always an important phenomenon within web design community. Another most valuable aspect that web designers should accept is CSS3. CSS3 offers new and exciting improvements on your web design and development. In this article we present some useful collection of CSS3 Tools for your next web development. A simple stylesheet for rendering beautiful keyboard-style elements. CSS3 Click Chart This text is divided into paragraphs inside of a single div element, but with CSS3 the text in these paragraphs is divided into columns. CSS3 Button Maker Drag things, pick colors, make a nice class for your buttons… introducing the Button Maker. Transforms Take a look at our fun and productive free tools for web developers.