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The Book of CSS3 by Peter Gasston

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Chapter 1. Introducing CSS3

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In this first chapter, I’ll introduce a new CSS3 property in order to demonstrate the code conventions used in this book, but before getting to that, I’ll explain a little about the history of CSS3. Obviously, you don’t need to know its history in order to use CSS3, but I think having some context about the current state of CSS3 is important.

CSS3 is a specification in flux. Some parts of the spec are considered stable and have been well implemented in modern browsers; other parts should be considered experimental and have been partially implemented to varying degrees; yet others are still theoretical proposals and have ...

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