Categories: "Tech & Web"

Links for May 2nd

Daniel Davis - The HTML5 <ruby> element in words of one syllable or less - If you've been wondering what the ruby element is for, here's a simple explanation.Tags: BlogPost; HTML5; Tips;  jcotton - A jQuery like library for manipulating drawin… more »

Links for April 25th

The CSS3 Flexible Box Model - The flexible box model allows you to have a collection of elements which completely fill a variable width container.Tags: CSS3; BlogPost; Layout; Tips;  Akihabara - A library for producing retro-style games using canvas… more »

Links for April 18th

Orientation Example - Using media queries to detect viewport orientation.Tags: CSS3; Layout; Tips;  A Simple CSS Drop-Cap - Using selectors to target the first character and first line of your text.Tags: CSS; Typography; Tips;  Resolution depen… more »

Links for April 11th

Building sites without using IDs or classes - An experiment: Laying out a page using only advanced selectors like nth-child.Tags: BlogPost; CSS3; Layout;  CSS generated content techniques - Opera Developer Community - Although CSS2 has limited suppo… more »

Links for April 4th

An essay on W3C's design principles - "Why doesn't HTML include tags for style? Why can't you put text inside SMIL? Why doesn't CSS include commands to transform a document? Why, in short, does W3C modularize its specification and why in this particular… more »

Links for March 28th

The hgroup element | HTML5 Doctor - Understanding the difference between hgroup and header elements and the implications for the document outlining algorithm.Tags: BlogPost; HTML5;  codedread SVG Support Chart - A chart showing the levels of browser… more »

Links for March 21st

Why websites shouldn't accommodate disabled users | Because it's good - Don't accommodate disabled users as some sort of afterthough, design your website to be usable by everyone from the start.Tags: BlogPost; Accessibility; Usability;  Website desi… more »

Links for March 14th

Sending Email From Your Web Site [Alex Reisner] - A nice summary of all the factors to consider if you're setting up a web server which will be sending emails.Tags: Linux; Email; Server; Tips;  Cool Tools and Toys for Web Developers - Some tools to… more »

Links for March 7th

10 unexpected online user behaviours to look out for - Ten of the more interesting and less well-known user behaviours that regularly occur in user testing for you to take into account during the design process.Tags: Web; Design; Usability; Tips;  T… more »

Links for February 28th

The Seven Deadly Sins Of JavaScript Implementation - Smashing Magazine - JavaScript development has changed a lot in recent years but the rules for solid, maintainable and secure JavaScript haven’t. Christian runs through the seven sins of JavaScript d… more »

Links for February 21st

What Web Designers need to know about EPUB | Nimbupani Designs - With the rise of eBook readers, take the opportunity to diversify while taking advantage of your existing markup skills.Tags: HTML; Books;  Track down your stolen laptop – Prey - Use y… more »