Dynamic CSS

The fundamentals of CSS transforms, transitions, and animation are the basics that allow front-end developers to kick it up a notch and add a bit more pizazz and interactivity to websites. What are the basic building blocks that make up these capabilities? What is the difference between a transition and a transform? What does browser… Continue reading Dynamic CSS

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CSS Transitions: The Basics

The standard linguistic definition of a transition is a “movement, passage, or change from one position, state, stage, subject, concept, etc., to another.” Within CSS, transitions do exactly what you’d expect: they allow for elements to change from one state to another over time. My favorite short explanation of what the CSS transition property does… Continue reading CSS Transitions: The Basics

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CSS Transform Origin Property

The CSS transform origin property defines the point from which a CSS transform is applied to an element. Transform Origin Syntax The syntax for identifying the value of the transform-origin property takes into account the x-offset and y-offset of the point of origin. The x-offset is a length or percentage from the left edge of… Continue reading CSS Transform Origin Property

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CSS Transforms: The Basics

Linguistically speaking, a transform is a “change in form, appearance, or structure,” at least according to the folks over at Dictionary.com. When it comes to CSS, the Mozilla Developer Network describes a transform this way: “The CSS transform property lets you modify the coordinate space of the CSS visual formatting model. Using it, elements can… Continue reading CSS Transforms: The Basics

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