Rounded Corners

Rounded corners, are just so beautiful. When you wanted to use them, you could or generate them with JavaScript, or make some pictures in photoshop and then putting them in the background.

This is very labour intensive, especially when you have a lot rounded corners, in multiple divs. Css3 again, can make the life of web designers so much more relaxing! Because rounded corners, will become a standard soon. And of course a few browsers implemented this yet! You just have to use the browser specific prefix. (More about this when you follow the link).

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Browser specific prefix

We are about to release a few tutorials how to use new Css3 tags. But before we would like to publish some information you have to know when you would like to use browser specific prefixes.

Css, is developed by w3c. And to make a long (boring) story short:

  1. Contributors (authors), people all around the world think about improvement and new tags.
  2. These ideas enter the w3c groups, and people comment it, making the idea workable.
  3. After a few phases, it becomes a standard, then browsers have to implement them into their css engine.

For the moment css2 is the standard, and they are working on css3.

But some browsers like to implement not yet standard tags, because they are so promising. But because they aren’t yet standard, and the definition of how they have to work might change a little (like the box-model), they put a browser specific prefix before the tag. The effect of this is, that you can use these tags yet, but not all the browsers will perform the tag.

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