By now youíve probably heard at least something about animation in CSS3 using keyframe-based syntax. The CSS3 animations module in the specification has been around for a couple of years now, and it has the potential to become a big part of Web design. Using CSS3 keyframe animations, developers can create smooth, maintainable animations that perform relatively well and that donít require reams of scripting. Itís just another way that CSS3 is helping to solve a real-world problem in an elegant manner.
If you havenít yet started learning the syntax for CSS3 animations, hereís your chance to prepare for when this part of the CSS3 spec moves past the working draft stage. In this article, weíll cover all the important parts of the syntax, and weíll fill you in on browser support so that youíll know when to start using it.