Present information in stunning new ways by transforming CSS elements in two- and three-dimensional space. Whether you're rotating a photo, doing some interesting perspective tricks, or creating an interface that lets you reveal information on an element's backside, this practical guide shows you how to use them to great effect.
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- Create interesting combinations of 2D transforms and fully 3D-acting interfaces
- Learn two types of coordinate systems used in CSS transforms: the Cartesian coordinate system and the spherical system
- Use the transform property to translate, scale, rotate, and skew an element
- Create the illusion of depth by adding perspective to an element—or one perspective to a group of elements
- Reveal the back of an element with the backface-visibility property