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HTML5 and CSS3 Transition, Transformation, and Animation by Gianluca Guarini, Aravind Shenoy

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Chapter 6. CSS3 Animations

As mentioned earlier, websites nowadays are complex and complicated. By complex and complicated, we are referring to the development of these websites and not the web pages themselves. We see animations and complex features. Prior to HTML5 and CSS3, JavaScript was used extensively for this purpose. HTML was incorrectly used for styling, when it was expected to design the structural markup of the page. However, with the advent of CSS, it is a good practice to use HTML for markup, and CSS for styling. CSS3 brings along transforms, transition elements, and animation features that make it easier to develop awesome features.

Moreover, the need for JavaScript has reduced considerably, as we can achieve the same with CSS3 in ...

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