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  1. CSS Animations - when performance goes bad (and how to fix it)

    Through the power of CSS3, animation of most HTML elements can nowadays be done without using JavaScript or Flash. Gone too (almost) are the days when images would be blinked on and off with an animated GIF. There are still times, however, when a kitschy garnish can be just the thing to add a bit of festive fun to a normally tasteful web page. There's a time and a place for everything and if we can't have fun at Christmas, well, when can we!?

    But let's not go overboard. Everything ...

    Updated 12-17-2016 at 06:57 AM by Beverleyh

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    CSS related , Web Design issues
  2. Simple Sweep-in News Scroller (CSS3/JS)

    I've recently been working on digital signage displays for a school (scheduled web pages displayed on 42" TV screens) so I thought I'd write a short blog post to show you the mechanics of how their news and updates are presented on the screens. It uses CSS3 animation for visual effects and a small JavaScript function to time the slides.

    Behind the scenes, the news displayed on the digital signage is managed with my free software, Fast Feed, so if you'd like to explore that option, ...
  3. Circular Segment Pie Chart Menu (experimental)

    As part of a school website's responsive rebuild, I wondered if it would feasible to remake this dartboard-esque "faculty web" menu and convert it from an image into pure CSS. Well, it *is* possible, but not without glitches - follow my journey from this to this (best viewed in Firefox, Opera and Chrome) below, and grab a more refined "take-away" freebie too.

    Inspiration: http://fofwebdesign.co.uk/template/_...t-menu/source/ (made with images)
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