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A CSS color notation guide.

About the Book

This booklet helps you understand the current and future color notations in CSS. 

The aim is to teach you all different color notations available in CSS. Tell you whether the browsers support these notations already and show you some code examples.

To make full use of this booklet, all you need to know is how to create an HTML tag and apply CSS to it, all the different color options you will learn here!

About the Author

Andreas Zettl
Andreas Zettl


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Table of Contents

  • Intro
  • Current Ways to Express Colors!
    • Code Samples
    • Hex
    • RGB
    • HSL
    • Keywords
  • New Ways to Express Colors!
    • Code Samples Update
    • HWB
    • Lab
    • LCH
    • Color
    • Gray
  • Cool Ways to Use Colors!
    • Text Gradient
    • Box Shadows as Borders
  • Notes
  • Answers to Exercises

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