How to avoid common CSS3 mistakes

Yes, you should be using CSS3 today. Let's skip right past that whole discussion and start talking about how we can write better CSS3. A lot of the new features of CSS3 are just plain more complicated. They have complicated syntaxes. We have to use strange "vendor prefixes" to get them to work in as many browsers as we can. We have to understand cross browser inconsistencies and stay on top of evolutions.

Said another way, there is a lot more stuff for us to screw up. Let's take a look at some possible mistakes we can make while crafting our CSS using CSS3 features (and how to avoid them).

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