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              <header>
  <h1>Animated Gradient Buttons</h1>
</header>

<ul class="buttonList">
  <li>
    <a href="#" class="button riseButton"><span class="gradient"></span>Rise</a>
  </li> 
  <li>
    <a href="#" class="button spinButton"><span class="gradient"></span>Spin</a>
  </li>     
  <li>
    <a href="#" class="button sweepButton"><span class="gradient"></span>Sweep</a>
  </li>
</ul>

            
          
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CSS

            
              // Colours for header area
$blue: #3f6b9d;
$orange: #e08f24;
$white: rgb(240, 240, 240);

// Gradient mixin for Rise button
@mixin riseButtonGradient(){
background: rgb(96,134,193);
background: -moz-linear-gradient(45deg,  rgba(96,134,193,1) 0%, rgba(239,224,151,1) 70%, rgba(214,100,102,1) 100%);
background: -webkit-gradient(linear, left bottom, right top, color-stop(0%,rgba(96,134,193,1)), color-stop(70%,rgba(239,224,151,1)), color-stop(100%,rgba(214,100,102,1)));
background: -webkit-linear-gradient(45deg,  rgba(96,134,193,1) 0%,rgba(239,224,151,1) 70%,rgba(214,100,102,1) 100%);
background: -o-linear-gradient(45deg,  rgba(96,134,193,1) 0%,rgba(239,224,151,1) 70%,rgba(214,100,102,1) 100%);
background: -ms-linear-gradient(45deg,  rgba(96,134,193,1) 0%,rgba(239,224,151,1) 70%,rgba(214,100,102,1) 100%);
background: linear-gradient(45deg,  rgba(96,134,193,1) 0%,rgba(239,224,151,1) 70%,rgba(214,100,102,1) 100%);
filter: progid:DXImageTransform.Microsoft.gradient( startColorstr='#6086c1', endColorstr='#d66466',GradientType=1 );
}

// Gradient mixin for Spin button
@mixin spinButtonGradient(){
  background: rgb(224,142,38);
  background: -moz-linear-gradient(45deg,  rgba(224,142,38,1) 0%, rgba(152,38,193,1) 0%, rgba(26,26,26,1) 44%, rgba(26,26,26,1) 56%, rgba(92,188,90,1) 99%);
  background: -webkit-gradient(linear, left bottom, right top, color-stop(0%,rgba(224,142,38,1)), color-stop(0%,rgba(152,38,193,1)), color-stop(44%,rgba(26,26,26,1)), color-stop(56%,rgba(26,26,26,1)), color-stop(99%,rgba(92,188,90,1)));
  background: -webkit-linear-gradient(45deg,  rgba(224,142,38,1) 0%,rgba(152,38,193,1) 0%,rgba(26,26,26,1) 44%,rgba(26,26,26,1) 56%,rgba(92,188,90,1) 99%);
  background: -o-linear-gradient(45deg,  rgba(224,142,38,1) 0%,rgba(152,38,193,1) 0%,rgba(26,26,26,1) 44%,rgba(26,26,26,1) 56%,rgba(92,188,90,1) 99%);
  background: -ms-linear-gradient(45deg,  rgba(224,142,38,1) 0%,rgba(152,38,193,1) 0%,rgba(26,26,26,1) 44%,rgba(26,26,26,1) 56%,rgba(92,188,90,1) 99%);
  background: linear-gradient(45deg,  rgba(224,142,38,1) 0%,rgba(152,38,193,1) 0%,rgba(26,26,26,1) 44%,rgba(26,26,26,1) 56%,rgba(92,188,90,1) 99%);
  filter: progid:DXImageTransform.Microsoft.gradient( startColorstr='#e08e26', endColorstr='#5cbc5a',GradientType=1 );
}

// Gradient mixin for Sweep button
@mixin sweepButtonGradient(){
  background: rgb(0,0,0);
  background: -moz-linear-gradient(90deg,  rgba(0,0,0,1) 0%, rgba(255,38,38,1) 94%, rgba(0,0,0,1) 100%);
  background: -webkit-gradient(linear, left bottom, right top, color-stop(0%,rgba(0,0,0,1)), color-stop(94%,rgba(255,38,38,1)), color-stop(100%,rgba(0,0,0,1)));
  background: -webkit-linear-gradient(90deg,  rgba(0,0,0,1) 0%,rgba(255,38,38,1) 94%,rgba(0,0,0,1) 100%);
  background: -o-linear-gradient(90deg,  rgba(0,0,0,1) 0%,rgba(255,38,38,1) 94%,rgba(0,0,0,1) 100%);
  background: -ms-linear-gradient(90deg,  rgba(0,0,0,1) 0%,rgba(255,38,38,1) 94%,rgba(0,0,0,1) 100%);
  background: linear-gradient(90deg,  rgba(0,0,0,1) 0%,rgba(255,38,38,1) 94%,rgba(0,0,0,1) 100%);
  filter: progid:DXImageTransform.Microsoft.gradient( startColorstr='#000000', endColorstr='#000000',GradientType=1 );
}

// Transform mixin
@mixin transform($property){	
	-webkit-transform: $property;
  -moz-transform: $property;
  transform: $property; 
}

// Transition mixin
@mixin single-transition($property:all, $speed:150ms, $ease:ease, $delay: 0s){	
	-webkit-transition: $property $speed $ease $delay;	
  transition: $property $speed $ease $delay;
}

body{  
  background: #1a1a1a;
  font-family: sans-serif;
  text-align: center;
  color: $white;
}

a{
  text-decoration: none;
  &.link{
      color: $blue;
    @include single-transition();
    &:hover{
      color: $orange;
    }
  }
}

header{
  margin: 60px 0 40px;
}

// The UL containing the buttons
.buttonList{  
  width: 100%;
  float: left;
  padding: 0;
  margin: 0 auto;
  margin-bottom: 100px;
  list-style-type: none;  
  li{
    width: 33.3333%;
    float: left;
    padding: 1%;
    box-sizing: border-box;
    text-align: center;
  }
}

// Common button styles
.button{
  display: block;
  width: 320px;
  max-width: 100%;
  margin: 0 auto;
	margin-bottom: 0;
  overflow: hidden;
  position: relative;  
  -webkit-transform: translatez(0);
	transform: translatez(0);
  text-decoration: none;
  box-sizing: border-box;
  font-size: 18px;
  &:hover, &:focus{
    text-decoration: none;
  }
}

// Rise button styles
.riseButton{
  padding: 26px;
	border: 1px solid rgba(229,134,45,1);  
  color: #1a1a1a;
  font-weight: bold;
  // Transition for border
	@include single-transition(all, 0.5s, ease-in-out, 0s);
	.gradient{
		display: block;
		position: absolute;
    top: 0;
		right: 0;
    width: 100%;
    height: 800%;		
		bottom: auto;
		margin: auto;
		z-index: -1;    
		@include riseButtonGradient();
    @include single-transition(all, 0.5s, ease-in-out, 0s);
    @include transform(translateY(0%));
	}
	&:hover, &:focus{
		border: 1px solid rgba(114,180,211,1);
		.gradient{
      @include transform(translateY(-85%));
		}
	}
}

// Spin button styles
.spinButton{
  padding: 26px;
	border: 1px solid rgba(255, 255, 255, 0.4);
  color: $white;
  // Transition for border
	@include single-transition(all, 500ms, ease, 0s);
	.gradient{
		display: block;
		position: absolute;
		top: 0;
		left: -25px;
		right: 0;
		bottom: auto;
		margin: auto;
		z-index: -1;
		@include spinButtonGradient();
    // Transition for gradient rotation
		@include single-transition(all, 500ms, ease, 0s);
		@include transform(rotate(-70deg));
	}
	&:hover, &:focus{
		border: 1px solid $white;
    color: $white;
		.gradient{
			@include transform(rotate(35deg));
		}
	}
}

// Sweep button styles
.sweepButton{
  border-radius: 50px;
  padding: 26px;
	border: 2px solid rgba(255,38,38,0.2);  
  color: $white;
  background: #000000;
  // Transition out for border
	@include single-transition(all, 0.2s, ease-out, 0s);
	.gradient{
		display: block;
		position: absolute;
    top: 0;
		right: 0;
    width: 300%;
    height: 100%;
		bottom: auto;
		margin: auto;
		z-index: -1;    
		@include sweepButtonGradient();
    // Transition out for gradient
    @include single-transition(all, 0s, ease-out, 0s);
    @include transform(translateX(-35%));
	}
	&:hover, &:focus{
		border: 2px solid rgba(255,38,38,0.8);  
    color: $white;
    // Transition in for border
    @include single-transition(all, 0.3s, ease-out, 0.1s);
		.gradient{
			@include transform(translateX(100%));
      // Transition in for gradient
      @include single-transition(all, 0.8s, ease-out, 0s);
		}
	}
}
            
          
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JS

            
              // For the spin button
$(document).ready(spinButton);
$(window).resize(spinButton);

// This is just for the Spin Button
// Couldn't find a way with CSS! :-/
function spinButton(){
	$('.spinButton').each(function(){
        // Find dimensions of button
		var buttonWidth = $(this).width(),
        buttonHeight = $(this).height(),
        // Get value for gradient size
        gradSize = buttonWidth + 100,
        // Get values to vertically center the gradient
				topOffest = (gradSize / 2) - (buttonHeight * 2);
    // Set the size and position of the gradient
    $(this).children('.gradient').width(gradSize).height(gradSize).css({'top': - topOffest});
	});
}
            
          
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