CSSplay - Borders, Shadows and Radial Gradients

7th March 2014

For IE10+, Firefox, Chrome, Safari and Opera

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Just a simple demonstration to show the power of CSS 'border', 'box-shadow' and 'radial-gradient' together with ::before and ::after pseudo-elements.

The code for this demos is VERY simple:

It is just a pity that Safari has not been updated to use un-prefixed styles and still uses non-standard '-webkit-radial-gradient'.


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