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Responsive Web Design with HTML5 and CSS - Third Edition

By : Ben Frain
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Responsive Web Design with HTML5 and CSS - Third Edition

By: Ben Frain

Overview of this book

Responsive Web Design with HTML5 and CSS, Third Edition is a renewed and extended version of one of the most comprehensive and bestselling books on the latest HTML5 and CSS tools and techniques for responsive web design. Written in the author's signature friendly and informal style, this edition covers all the newest developments and improvements in responsive web design including better user accessibility, variable fonts and font loading, CSS Scroll Snap, and much, much more. With a new chapter dedicated to CSS Grid, you will understand how it differs from the Flexbox layout mechanism and when you should use one over the other. Furthermore, you will acquire practical knowledge of SVG, writing accessible HTML markup, creating stunning aesthetics and effects with CSS, applying transitions, transformations, and animations, integrating media queries, and more. The book concludes by exploring some exclusive tips and approaches for front-end development from the author. By the end of this book, you will not only have a comprehensive understanding of responsive web design and what is possible with the latest HTML5 and CSS, but also the knowledge of how to best implement each technique.
Table of Contents (14 chapters)
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Using SVGs as filters

In Chapter 7, Stunning Aesthetics with CSS3, we looked at the CSS filter effects. CSS filters aren't supported in older browsers like Internet Explorer 10 or 11. That can be frustrating if you have a project that requires filters and you want/need to support those browsers.

Luckily, with help from SVG, we can create filters that work in Internet Explorer 10 and 11 too, but as ever, it's perhaps not as straightforward as you might imagine. For example, in example_08-05, we have a page with the following markup inside the body:

<img class="HRH" src="[email protected]" />

It's an image of the Queen of England. Ordinarily, it looks like this:

Figure 8.11: An image with no SVG filter applied

Now, also in that example folder, is an SVG with a filter defined in the defs elements. The SVG markup looks like this:

<svg xmlns="" version="1.1&quot...