Category: "Front End Web Development"

Adventures in Web 3.0: Part 4 - Yet More CSS 3

In my last post on CSS3 I looked at scaling background images, RGBA colours and CSS gradients. In the early hours of Saturday morning it became increasingly apparent to me that I'd bitten off a bit more than I could chew in terms of a single post, as th… more »

Standards.Next Cognition and Accessibility

Review: Standards.Next Cognition and Accessibility at City University, Room C343, Northampton Square, London, England EC1V 0HB 13:00 to 17:00 Last weekend I went to the second Standards.Next event, a whole afternoon devoted to talks and discussion rel… more »

Adventures in Web 3.0: Part 3 - More CSS 3

I talked about CSS3 in the last post in this semi-regular series on the web standards of the future, but there are some new features supported in the latest Chrome release and Firefox alpha which make this worth a second post. This time I'm going to foc… more »

Arbitrary Element Rotation in IE - the Matrix Filter

There was a post on WebDesign-L today asking about angled text, which reminded me of the excellent Text Rotation with CSS a few months back on Jonathan focussed on the IE only BasicImage filter to provide an alternative to the (also proprietar… more »

Rounded Corners for Image Elements in Firefox with SVG

In my post on CSS3 a few months back I mentioned some issues I had getting -moz-border-radius to clip content that it contained. After my writing the post the question came up a couple of times on stackoverflow, first from Brandon Wang and later a simil… more »

CSS with PHP

Last week I re-designed the home page of my personal website as the previous version was quite plain looking, mostly because I'd never gotten around to updating it. I had a visual theme for most of the sub-pages, a strong graphic as a background 'column… more »

Adventures in Web 3.0: Part 2 - CSS 3

Some time ago I wrote a post about my initial experiments with HTML 5. At the time I envisaged a series of posts as I explored new and future web technologies, so far it's been a series of length one :) But after Standards Next last weekend I've been i… more »
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