Creating Custom Preloaders with CSS animations & keyframes

As Javascript developers, we are often quickly dismissing CSS. It's tempting to let one of the many Javascript frameworks take care of our animations. Yes, CSS is complex, messy and don't even get me started on browser compatibility. Yet, there is no way around dealing with CSS on a daily basis if you're a frontend developer (or aspiring to become one). Unlike many other parts of CSS, animating elements on your website is a pretty straightforward process and not as complicated as you might think. Note that CSS animation is not supported in IE 10 and lower (it's not as bad as it sounds, we still cover about 98% of all internet users). In this post we will explore the… read more »