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Beginning HTML5 and CSS3 For Dummies by Chris Minnick, Ed Tittel

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19

Multimedia and Animation with CSS

In This Chapter

arrow Creating a print style sheet

arrow Using paged media styles

arrow Switching styles with @media

arrow Understanding keyframes

arrow Animating color

One of the best things about HTML5 and CSS3 is the increased ability of web designers to venture beyond the computer screen. With just HTML5 and CSS3, you can make your web pages available on different types of media, and you can enable multimedia capabilities. In the not-so-distant past, scripting, plug-ins, and additional software were required in order to do much of anything interesting on the web. Not so today!

In Chapter 17, we introduce you to the @font-face rule, which gives designers the ability to use any font they want in web designs. In Chapter 18, we introduce you to shadows and transform, which give designers the ability to handle complex effects without the use of a paint or photo manipulation tool. In this chapter, we take a look at two more CSS3 capabilities, media queries and animation, which ...

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