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Sass and Compass in Action by Wynn Netherland, Nathan Weizenbaum, Chris Eppstein, and Brandon Mathis

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Chapter 5. CSS3 with Compass

This chapter covers

  • Creating cross-browser CSS3 stylesheets with the Compass CSS3 module
  • Supporting some CSS3 features in older versions of Internet Explorer
  • Advanced CSS3 techniques with Compass

In the last three chapters, you saw how Compass makes creating stylesheets faster by removing much of the repetition, tedium, and even math from the process. Up until this point, we’ve focused on CSS techniques that use selectors and properties that have been available for over a decade. In this chapter, we’ll look at more advanced approaches on the cutting edge of web design known collectively as CSS3.

5.1. What is CSS3?

CSS3, or Cascading Stylesheets level 3, builds upon the previous CSS2 spec. The first draft ...

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