CSS animations and transitions are great! However, while recently toying with an idea, I got really frustrated with the fact that gradients are only animatable in Edge (and IE 10+). Yes, we can do all sorts of tricks with
background-blend-mode or even
transform on a pseudo-element/ child, but sometimes these are just not enough. Not to mention that we run into similar problems when wanting to animate SVG attributes without a CSS correspondent.
... read the whole story at css-tricks.com.