Join James Williamson for an in-depth discussion in this video Creating transitions, part of CSS: Advanced Typographic Techniques.
CSS transitions require a two step process.…First, we have to define which element that we want the transition to occur…on and then, you know, which properties…should animate as a transition is being triggered.…Now, after you do that, you then have…to change the properties based on some type of…event that is going to trigger the transition…and this is typically like a hover event or.…Focus event, something like that. So we're going to focus…on the defining the transition in this exercise, and then on triggering the…transition in the next exercise. so I have focus.htm from…05_03 opened up, and I'm going to scroll down into our span selector.…
So we want each of our letters to transition individually.…So not as a whole word, but each letter one at a time.…And so, that's why we're going to apply the transition…to the actual span tags themselves.…Okay, so I'm going to come in and I'll first to a webkit transition.…You typically don't have to still do this.…But I like being thorough in terms of cross browser compliance.…
- Controlling font rendering with CSS
- Using web fonts
- Adjusting kerning
- Adding dimension to text
- Working with gradients and drop shadows
- Using 2D and 3D transforms
- Applying perspective
- Aligning split text
- Creating and triggering transitions
- Enabling animations
- Extending CSS with Lettering.js and Modernizr
Skill Level Intermediate
1. Getting Started
2. Using Lettering.js
3. Creating Dimensional Text
4. Creating Refracted Text
5. Animating Text
6. Using Modernizr
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