Web Development

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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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Over four months ago, I posted on how to use the HTML5 localstorage API to protect forms. Quite curiously, it was five days before someone else wrote an article on the concept on Smashing Magazine. (I won’t link to it because I’m still a little bitter). Despite my initial bitterness, I’ll admit that Alexandar Kaupanin’s

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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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If there’s something in the HTML5 technology suite whose potential is inversely proportionate to its simplicity, it’s geolocation. The API is very simple and the opportunities haven’t begun to get tapped. My boss over at Tahzoo has a few mind-blowing ideas and he asked me to research the API and prepare a demo to see

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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.