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The Book of CSS3, 2nd Edition by Peter Gasston

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13

3D TRANSFORMATIONS

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All of the features and functions I’ve discussed in this book so far have involved two dimensions; every element has height and width, and all of the calculations have involved only the x-axis and y-axis. But with the introduction of the z-axis in the CSS Transforms Module, CSS3 offers a revolutionary way to transform an element in the third dimension (you can learn more at http://www.w3.org/TR/css-transforms-1/).

At the time I wrote the first edition of this book, only Safari (for Mac and iOS) supported 3D transformations, but now just a few years later, stable implementations are in place across all major browsers, including ...

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