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Responsive Web Design with HTML5 and CSS3 by Ben Frain

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Background gradient patterns

It no doubt depends on your own design sensibilities but although I've often used subtle linear gradients in designs I've found less practical use for radial gradients and repeating gradients. However, clever folks out there have harnessed all these background techniques together to create background gradient patterns. Let's look at an example. Instead of the repeating radial gradient I just added to the body, I'll add this:

body { background-color:white; background-image: radial-gradient(hsla(0, 0%, 87%, 0.31) 9px, transparent 10px), repeating-radial-gradient(hsla(0, 0%, 87%, 0.31) 0,hsla(0, 0%, 87%, 0.31) 4px, transparent 5px,transparent 20px, hsla(0, 0%, 87%, 0.31) 21px,hsla(0, 0%, 87%, 0.31) 25px, transparent 26px,transparent ...

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