CSS

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Authoring HTML and CSS will never be as complex as programming. HTML is, after all, a markup language, and CSS is merely a stylesheet language. CSS is simple enough that the first two or three hours of writing it won’t be that different from your next 500 or 1000 hours. You learn the basic ways

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In an interview with Jacob Gube from Six Revisions on the subject of exciting developments in CSS3, Eric Meyer said  …the power to describe Web 2.0 designs in CSS is insignificant compared with the power to select every third table row starting with the fifth one.  Or being able to select the first paragraph within

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Until I get my snippet library up and running in WordPress, I’m storing a lot of my snippets over at GitHub. One of the first things I put up there is a super handy snippet for easy-bake CSS triangles

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Another stupid CSS3 trick: Take a bucket-full of CSS3 -webkit animations, add in a table or two that you’ve marked up somewhat semantically, hit refresh and voilá, you have a way to keep track of how much time has passed without JavaScript. Warning: Google Chrome only

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I’m in a CSS mailing list and this morning, Vince over at Ghodmode Development shared a fun little experiment showing that an em isn’t an “m” in CSS. I, along with others, more or less responded with “d’uh”. We’ve seen this phenomenon for years and didn’t totally understand the purpose. In fact, I attempted to

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My absolute favorite HTML5 attribute is “contenteditable”. It makes the contents of the element editable. It’s an incredibly simple feature that has tons of potential for your website.In fact, I’ve already seen it paired with localStorage or Web SQL APIs to capture data and create browser-side interactivity.

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So in a follow-up to my post on layering the feedback with CSS, I’ve created a simple starting point with styling our forms: a form feedback boiler plate.

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Feedback Matters Long gone are the days where all we did was stare at a website and absorb content. We fill out contact forms, buy stuff, hold chat sessions, Tweet this and unlike that. These website interactions become more complex as they slowly get better at mirroring real-world interactions. One of the steps in mirroring