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HTML5 Web Application Development By Example Beginner's guide by J.M. Gustafson

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Rounded corners

The first CSS3 effect that we'll look at is rounded corners, since that was such a sought-after feature before CSS3. In the past, if you wanted rounded corners, there were only a few non-optimal solutions available. You could load four images, one for each corner, and add some extra markup to get them to line up (and try to make it work in all browsers). Or implement some kind of hack using multiple div tags to "draw" a rounded border. Or one of a half a dozen other ways. In the end none of them were great solutions. So why did we go to such lengths to make rounded corners work before CSS3? Because people are attracted to them and they just seem to make your design look more natural.

Rounded corners are ridiculously easy to add ...

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