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My recommended CSS3 generators

Published on 23rd December 2012

There are many new properties in CSS3 which require multiple vendor prefixes, using a generator you can streamline this process and create clean code. The number of CSS3 generators out there are growing and some are a lot better than others.

Here is a list of my favourite CSS3 generators I use during my projects.

border-radius.com

If you just require rounded corners, this is the generator for you. Just set your value (how much of a rounded edge you want) in each corner, and select your browser prefix. Simple!

border-radius.com

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border-image.com

Border image is one of the more complicated CSS3 properties to get your head around. This generator shows you how it all works!

border-image.com

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Ultimate CSS Gradient Generator

The code for a cross browser gradient is currently quite complex. So a gradient generator is a must. This is the best tool by far. It uses a gradient picker interface similar to Photoshop, has many options and includes IE filters.

Ultimate CSS Gradient Generator

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CSS3.me

One of the best looking generators out there. It supports border radius, box shadow, background gradients and opacity.

CSS3.me

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Create CSS3

The latest CSS3 generator I have found and used and so far I am very impressed. Not only does it support the common properties (border radius, box shadow, text shadow etc), it also supports @font-face, transform and transition properties.

Create CSS3

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CSS3 Pie

I decided to include CSS3 Pie as some projects you need to make IE play nicely. This generator makes Internet Explorer 6-9 capable of rendering several of the most useful CSS3 decoration features.

CSS3 Pie

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