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Learning CSS3 Animations and Transitions: A Hands-on Guide to Animating in CSS3 with Transforms, Transitions, Keyframes, and JavaScript by Alexis Goldstein

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1. Working with CSS3 Animations

CSS3 animations have gained enormous interest and popularity, in part due to the lack of support for traditional Flash animations in mobile devices such as the iPhone. This chapter introduces the tools this book uses to deal with browser support. It reviews how to use the Modernizr JavaScript library to ensure that older browsers are notified of missing content and nudge users toward a newer browser. This chapter also reviews other tools and resources that make development easier.

Intro to CSS3 Animations

The effects available with CSS3-driven animations can typically be achieved through other means, such as JavaScript-based animations and Flash®. So why use CSS3 animations?

Like much of HTML5, the CSS3 animations ...

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