Augment Photos With CSS3 matrix3d() Transforms

July 16th, 2015 by zoltan · 1 Comment

teaser It’s possible to super-impose dynamic HTML content on top of a photos using 3D transforms to give the appearance that it is part of the picture. However, using a combination of translate3d(), scale3d() and rotate3d() functions to do this is difficult. This article discusses how to use the matrix3d() CSS transform with the Matrix Construction Set to get pixel-perfect 3D transforms easily and without any knowledge of matrix arithmetic. It also discusses the differences between matrix() and matrix3d(), as well as what fallbacks to use for browsers that don’t support transforms.

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Tags: 3d · CSS · CSS3 · matrix · matrix3d · transform · transform3d · transform3d · Uncategorized

Cross Browser CSS Transforms – even in IE

March 9th, 2010 by zoltan · 127 Comments

The CSS transform property allows developers to rotate, scale, and skew blocks of HTML via CSS. There are variants that work natively on all major browsers … except for IE. I created a new library, cssSandpaper, that implements CSS3 transforms (as well as gradients and box-shadows) in IE. It also allows developers to use one transform declaration, instead of three vendor-specific ones for Opera, Firefox and WebKit browsers.

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Tags: box-shadow · CSS · CSS3 · gradients · IE Visual Filters · JavaScript · Polyfills · transform