SlashGlobe: A 3D CSS experiment 27 July 2011
See the neon-spinny-3D-globe experiment The third dimension isn't my strong suit; I'm fine with pixels but not with voxels. To start combatting this I thought I'd have a play around with ...
HTML5 + CSS3 Title Sequence for WDS10 18 October 2010
See the WDS10 Title Sequence There's nothing that has quite the ability to sharpen one's creative process like a ridiculous deadline. In this case a 72-hour deadline to ...
The thought only just occurred to me that I'd never used the newly emerging technology for creating rounded corners in CSS – border-radius . So to rectify this, I set about experimenting with abstract uses ...
There's only so many copies of my books that I can give to my parents, so what am I to do with the remaining free copies I get from the publisher? Well, I could stack them on top of one another and use them to make ...
CSS Love Child 24 April 2006
I'm usually all about creating conflict . So, I thought it's high time that I add some love to the Internet. On Late Night with Conan O'Brien he loves playing a game where they ...
Resolution dependent layout update 19 January 2006
» Change CSS layout according to browser width « After Dave Shea ran into a spot of trouble integrating my rather experimental resolution dependent layout script ...
footerStickAlt: A more robust method of positioning a footer 29 August 2005
» footerStickAlt « Updated: 4:40PM, 29 August 2005 (See comment #6 ) Recently I've been asked to code up a few sites that require the Web page footer to ...
Practical usability tip #19: turn off current page links using CSS 19 November 2004
It made it in at number 10 for Jakob last year, so it must be a matter of importance: don't have a link to the current page. He tells you why, so I'll tell you how. When you're ...
Who cares about validation? 14 October 2004
Mike's rather altruistic article about his efforts on the re-design of ABC News sparked Ethan's commentary about validation , which set Keith off about Web Standards zealotry and 73 ...
Resolution dependent layout 21 September 2004
» Varying layout according to browser width « Updated: 19 January 2006 (See the new entry for details) A few weeks ago I thought that I might try out ...
Vorsprung durch technik 01 August 2004
With a nice rest after the launch of my new portfolio , I thought I'd share a few of the techniques I used to create it. (These are just the ones I found mildly interesting) Collapsing ...
CSS, printing and user expectation 09 July 2004
While recently working on a large web site that contained a lot of written articles, I had cause to think about the use of print stylesheets. Eric Meyer told us about the joys of print stylesheets using the ...
.PNG alpha transparency hack limitations 18 June 2004
After reading about the hype for a while, I decided that I might have a go at implementing the Web designer's dream – a page with transparent interface widgets. If you have a ...
Measuring em Widths 27 May 2004
» em Widths « I've just recently started really focusing on using ems as a way of specifying element dimensions on web pages. Widths, heights, margins, padding; traditionally ...
Styling Form Widgets 28 April 2004
"With great power comes great responsibility." So said the Gods of the W3C when they handed man the gift of CSS 1. Much good was done with this boon from the heavens. Content and style – once entangled like the ...
Framed 22 April 2004
I was having a look around Alex's tutorial for replacing frames with CSS divs, and I couldn't help but be curious as to "why?" Frames (and even their preferred counterparts, iframes) have ...
Lift & separate 15 April 2004
It's an oft-quoted advantage of CSS that you can totally change the look of a site without laying a hand on the HTML source; something which Dave Shea fully exploited whilst cultivating his Garden. But when it ...
Accessible, stylish form layout 24 March 2004
» Form layout templates « Yes, HTML forms are the worst things known to web designers. Yes, HTML forms have to be accessible and usable. No, HTML forms do not have to be an ...
SSCrabble 27 January 2004
» SSCrabble « (full SOWPODS dictionary) » Offline SSCrabble « (284kB ZIP) I think that I might go a bit overboard sometimes. It ...
When the war is over 24 January 2004
Most of the sites I visit regularly at the moment are Web Standards related. And already, as more people get with the program and we develop a useful pool of tips, tricks and templates, I'm beginning to find myself ...
Web page liquidation 22 December 2003
» True liquid web page example « After reading the explosion in debate over fixed-width versus "liquid" web pages in the web design community of late ( -1- | -2- | ...
And the winner is ... 15 December 2003
If you want to eat up a lot of bandwidth and time, it's always fun to go to some of the high profile web site awards sites and click on this week's winners. ( FWA , Ultrashock ) You'll be ...
Pest control 10 December 2003
After all the useful feedback I received from people regarding the rendering of this site in various browsers, I entered bug-fix overdrive during the past couple of days and am now pleased to say that this site ...
A web site is born (the technicalities) 27 November 2003
The discovery of XHTML/CSS was my emancipation from the cold, cold shackles of table-based web design. The likes of Jeffrey Zeldman , Douglas Bowman and Eric Meyer showed me the light (praise be!), ...
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