CSS-Tricks #9: Starry Night: 3D Background with the Parallax Effect

Posted in Graphics, Web Technologies on July 07, 2008


CSS-Tricks #9: Starry Night: 3D Background with the Parallax Effect

Using three layers of alpha transparent PNG files, we can can create a pseudo 3-dimensional looking background for a web page. This screencast covers how to do that from start to finish. Since Internet Explorer 6 and under do not support alpha transparency in PNG's, this screencase also covers how to create a warning message that will display only in those browsers.

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Tags: Design, HTML, CSS, CSS-Tricks, alpha transparency