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  • How to Use SVG Patterns

    How to Use SVG Patterns

    Joni Trythall  •  July 7, 2014

    SVG patterns are one of several paint options that we have for coloring the fills and strokes of shapes and text. While generally regarded as one of the more complex options,...

  • Animating SVG Gradients

    Animating SVG Gradients

    Joni Trythall  •  June 4, 2014

    SVG gradients are so handy. We can fill complex shapes and create depth and character for our artwork all while having access to it in the DOM. Within SVG linear and radial...

  • Using backface-visibility and CSS Animations

    Using backface-visibility and CSS Animations

    Joni Trythall  •  April 28, 2014

    There are so many fun and interesting design possibilities with backface-visibility. When you turn an element over, what do you want to see? By default, we see a mirror image of...

  • How to Use steps() in CSS Animations

    How to Use steps() in CSS Animations

    Joni Trythall  •  March 31, 2014

    I am guessing that many of you have found steps() to be confusing when using it in CSS animations. I wasn’t sure how or why to use it at first and searching seems to produce two...

  • Responsive CSS Keyframe Animations

    Responsive CSS Keyframe Animations

    Joni Trythall  •  March 20, 2014

    I know I am not alone in the pure love and happiness I feel towards CSS animations. I also know I am not alone in the love and happiness I feel towards my mobile phone. Yet, the...