Category: New Technology


Using CSS3 Today

There are plenty of things on the web about CSS3. It seems like everyone has said anything and everything there is to say about the next iteration of Cascading Style Sheets. ┬áHaving been using it recently on my site’s redesign, I’ve decided to jot down a quick note about using CSS3 today; even if that means that browsers like IE 6, 7 or 8 don’t get any CSS3 love.

You don’t ever want to design from the bottom up, but rather from the top down. Start with the best possible out come, then ensure that your sites degrade gracefully. We shouldn’t be limiting ourselves by developing sites for the most common browser or the most out dated. As Andy Clarke says, “I strongly believe that to achieve the best design that I can, I should design to the best browser I can, not to the lowest common denominator or the most widely installed.

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