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Dreamweaver CS6 Mobile and Web Development with HTML5, CSS3, and jQuery Mobile by David Karlins

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CSS3 effects

As noted already, support for CSS3 effects and transforms is irregular and a work in progress. Within that framework, the four available transforms (scale, translate, rotate, and skew) are relatively stable and widely supported. Effects, on the other hand, are less consistently supported and less finite in the sense of there being a "list" of available effects that are supported (albeit with unique coding prefixes) across browsing environments.

Part of the reason for this is that a number of effects are very flexible. For example, the text-shadow effect can be tweaked to produce an outlined type. And sometimes, you will hear people refer to an "outline" effect, by which they mean adjusting the parameters of the text-shadow effect to ...

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