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Chapter 14. 3D Transformations

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Everything we’ve discussed in CSS up until now has involved two dimensions; every element has height and width but no depth, and all of the calculations have involved only the x-axis and y-axis. But, with the introduction of the z-axis in the CSS 3D Transforms Module, CSS3 introduces a really revolutionary way of transforming an element in the third dimension (you can learn more at http://www.w3.org/TR/css3-3d-transforms/).

Moving objects around in three dimensions (3D) requires quite a lot of computer processing power, so to see elements in true 3D, you need a browser that has hardware acceleration for graphics; currently ...

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