Posts Tagged ‘CSS’

  • CSS Techniques I Wish I Knew When I Started Designing Websites

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    CSS is the best thing to happen to the web since Tim Berners-Lee. It’s simple, powerful, and easy to use. But even with all its simplicity, it hides some important capabilities. Ask any designer, and they’ll tell you that the majority of their code headaches are caused and ultimately solved by CSS.



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  • 50+ Fresh CSS Techniques, Tutorials and Resources

    Learning CSS and how to use it effectively can be a reasonably easy thing to do for a beginning web developer. In the hands of a seasoned professional, CSS can be stretched and pushed it to its limits where it can seem complicated and yet perfect at the same time.



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  • Essential CSS/HTML Lists Styling Techniques

    Certain elements in HTML lend themselves to many situations when marking up a website, one of the more useful of these elements is the HTML list. Using lists, a developer can markup horizontal navigation, dropdown navigation, a list of links, and even scrolling content panels (with the help of Javascript). These features can help developers build new sites and applications as well as integrate new content into existing applications.



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  • Fresh Web Development Goodies Bag

    Web development is time consuming and quite challenging. There are many ways to help combat that challenge, helpful applications from security to traffic analysis as well as CSS-concepts to give us clean, condensed code and faster load times, reducing time efforts and assisting designers and developers with critical improvements to workflows.



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  • 15 Effective Tips and Tricks from the Masters of CSS

    There are thousands of sites out there offering tips and tricks for using CSS. But how do you know where that information is coming from? Who says the people writing these “tips” know what they’re talking about? For all you know, it could be someone who has not clue what CSS even stands for, let alone how to use it effectively.



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  • Sexy Drop Down Menu w/ jQuery & CSS

    Studies show that top navigations tend to get the most visual attention when a user first visits a site. Having organized and intuitive navigation is key — and while most drop down menus may look aesthetically pleasing, developing them to degrade gracefully is also essential. In this tutorial I would like to go over how to create a sexy drop down menu that can also degrade gracefully.



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  • CSS3 Exciting Functions and Features: 30+ Useful Tutorials

    With version three of CSS, many exciting features will be implemented. CSS3 leads to greater flexibility and makes it much easier to recreate previously complex effects. Many time-saving rules are being thought up for CSS3: text-shadow, box-sizing, opacity, multiple backgrounds, border-radius, border-image ,multi-column layout, etc…



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  • 20+ Wicked Proof of Concepts for Better use of jQuery/CSS

    The web is a perfect playground for lots of creative designers and developers. Static HTML is just boring and these days the user wants to see some more eye candy from/on the web. By using and/or combining awesome web techniques like JavaScript (and of course, jQuery), CSS(3) and Flash (or Adobe Flex) this kind of interaction can be achieved.



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  • 5 Popular CSS Frameworks + Tutorials & Tools for Getting Started

    CSS frameworks have grown in popularity recently, enabling developers to rapidly prototype designs. The idea of CSS Frameworks is to do all the heavy lifting of the repetitive tasks you do over and over again on each site, allowing you to get faster results and get to the fun stuff designers love.

    Main features of good CSS Framework is to 1) rapidly speed up our development time, 2) should have a very small size, 3) have good documentation and tutorials and 4) have clean grid structure. You will need a basic understanding of the CSS framework you are going to use to understand why and how things get solved.



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  • Using Javascript to Fix 12 Common Browser Headaches

    We advocate using CSS whenever possible, and we often successed. Modern browsers have very good support for CSS — it’s certainly good enough for you to use CSS to control layout and presentation. Sometimes however, certain page elements will appear differently in different browsers.



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