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Fresh from the Lab: CSS3 Text-Warping

HTML text warping

My latest experiment: this little web application will make it easy for you to "warp" HTML-text. Create native text that follows the flow of an arbitrary bezier path or wrap it around a circle like you do in Illustrator.

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Showcase: Pop-Up Book in HTML and CSS

Pop-up book

A little showcase, using all the latest CSS-stuff that makes CSS so much fun to work with these days: animations, transitions, transformations, 3D....

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Natural Object-Rotation with CSS3 3D

CSS3 3D Object-Rotation

I finally found some time to finish the last part in my series on CSS3 3D tutorials. We will learn how to build and style a 3-dimensional packshot with noting more than a few lines of HTML/CSS and then add some Javascript-magic to make it a freely rotatable object. Works even on iPad and iPhone.

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Introducing Spritebaker

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For some time now I had planned to build an online app that makes creating data URI-sprites in CSS less painful. As a special feature I wanted it to be pure HTML/Javascript...

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The Matrix Revolutions (CSS 3D – 2)

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The second part in this mini-series on css 3d covers matrix-transformations. What is this mysterious thing and how can we use it?

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Understanding CSS 3D Transforms (CSS 3D – 1)

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I had a lot of fun last week playing with the new CSS 3D Transforms. This short mini-series is intended to help developers get ready for the next generation of Webkit-browsers.

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Cubic Bezier in Flash

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One drawback of flash is its inability to display cubic bezier curves. This is my technique for drawing highly precise cubic bezieres. It makes use of the fl.motion package and is an alternative to the widely used generic-midpoint-approximation.

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Canvas vs. SVG vs. Flash

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HTML5 is gaining momentum and we designers increasingly often have to decide which method to choose for rendering complex animations in the browser: canvas, svg or flash? Maybe this experiment can help to get a feeling for speed and responsiveness of the different rendering-methods.

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Quick Tip: Styling HR In Internet-Explorer

Anyone who ever tried to style horizontal rulers in Internet Explorer knows that this is nearly impossible: IE<8.0 only accepts a small subset of CSS-Rules for styling HRs. This little script is here to help...

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