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Reasons your HTML and CSS may be fucked. A curated list of commonly frustrating HTML and CSS quandaries, miscues, and dilemmas.
css  design  html  toteach 
march 2014 by tysone
Front-end Code Standards & Best Practices | Roundarch Isobar
This document contains guidelines for web applications built by the Creative Technology (front end engineering) practice of Roundarch Isobar. It is to be readily available to anyone who wishes to check the iterative progress of our best practices.
bestpractices  css  html  toteach 
june 2013 by tysone
An Advanced Guide to HTML & CSS
An Advanced Guide to HTML & CSS takes a deeper look at front-end design and development, expanding on what is covered in the beginner’s guide. Studying modern front-end development, this guide teaches the latest for any designer looking to round out their front-end skills.
html  css  toteach 
january 2013 by tysone
How browsers work
Web browsers are probably the most widely used software. In this book I will explain how they work behind the scenes. We will see what happens when you type 'google.com' in the address bar until you see the Google page on the browser screen.
toteach  html  browsers 
october 2012 by tysone
PBS: The Art of Web Design
The explosion of the internet over the past 20 years has led to the development of one of the newest creative mediums: the website. Web designers have adapted through the technological developments of html, CSS, Flash, and JavaScript, and have mastered the balance between creativity and usability.
forsnd  design  toteach  html  webdesign 
september 2012 by tysone
Mozilla Developer Network
We are an open community of developers building resources for a better web, regardless of brand, browser or platform. Anyone can contribute and each person who does makes us stronger. Together we can continue to drive innovation on the Web to serve the greater good. It starts here, with you.
toteach  css3  html  development  mozilla 
april 2012 by tysone
Collect, test, and experiment with interface pattern pairings of CSS & HTML. Pears is an open source WordPress theme, enabling people like you to get your own pattern library up and running quickly.
html  css  patterns  design  toteach 
february 2012 by tysone
Terminology, Syntax, & Introduction - A Beginners Guide to HTML & CSS
Before beginning our journey to learn HTML and CSS it is important we understand the differences between the two languages, their syntax, and some common terminology.
html  css  reference  toteach 
january 2012 by tysone
A Whole Bunch of Amazing Stuff Pseudo Elements Can Do | CSS-Tricks
It's pretty amazing what you can do with the pseudo elements :before and :after. For every element on the page, you get two more free ones that you can do just about anything another HTML element could do. They unlock a whole lot of interesting design possibilities without negatively affecting the semantics of your markup. Here's a whole bunch of those amazing things. A roundup, if you will1.
html  css  totry  toteach  reference  from delicious
june 2011 by tysone
Chris Shiflett: JavaScript and URLs
It's as if a bunch of people got together and decided that the problem with Flash sites is the technology, not the use of it. Everything I used to hate about Flash is back, this time in the form of JavaScript.
flash  javascript  html  webdev  favorite  from delicious
march 2011 by tysone
Adactio: Journal—Hypertext history
If you’re as fascinated as I am by the history of the web, you’ll enjoy re-reading the original proposal by Tim Berners-Lee for a global hypertext system, which is famously described as vague …but interesting.
html  history  toteach  html5 
august 2010 by tysone
zen-coding - Project Hosting on Google Code
Zen Coding is an editor plugin for high-speed HTML, XML, XSL (or any other structured code format) coding and editing. The core of this plugin is a powerful abbreviation engine which allows you to expand expressions—similar to CSS selectors—into HTML code. For example:
html  totry  css  tools  textmate  development 
july 2010 by tysone
An InDesign for HTML and CSS? – Jeffrey Zeldman Presents The Daily Report
Expecting Photoshop to write the kind of markup and CSS you and I write at our best is like challenging TextMate to convert semantic HTML into a visually appropriate and aesthetically pleasing layout. Certain kinds of human creativity and expertise cannot be reproduced by machines.
html  zeldman  adobe  prediction  css  toteach 
july 2010 by tysone
The origin of the <blink> tag
I remember thinking that this would be a pretty harmless easter egg, that no one would really use it, but I was very wrong. When we released Netscape Navigator 1.0 we did not document the blink functionality in any way, and for a while all was quiet. Then somewhere, somehow the arcane knowledge of blinking leaked into the real world and suddenly everything was blinking.
history  html  netscape 
july 2010 by tysone
Adactio: Journal—The format of The Long Now
I don’t think that any format could ever be The Format Of The Long Now but HTML is the closest we’ve come thus far in the history of computing to having a somewhat stable, human- and machine-readable data format with a decent chance of real longevity.
html  prediction 
may 2010 by tysone
Rendering: repaint, reflow/relayout, restyle / Stoyan's phpied.com
"So how does the browser go about displaying your page on the screen, given a chunk of HTML, CSS and possibly JavaScript."
performance  browsers  javascript  html  css 
december 2009 by tysone
Why do we have an IMG element? [dive into mark]
But none of this answers the original question: why do we have an <img> element? Why not an <icon> element? Or an <include> element? Why not a hyperlink with an include attribute, or some combination of rel values? Why an <img> element? Quite simply, because Marc Andreessen shipped one, and shipping code wins.
history  html  webdesign  standards 
november 2009 by tysone
HTML5 Super Friends Technical Details
HTML5 is the next generation of web markup, and the first web markup language created in the era of web applications. While we view many aspects of it quite favorably, we believe the specification could benefit from a few changes and clarifications, outlined below.
html5  html  standards  zeldman  happycog 
september 2009 by tysone
Why Standards Fail – Jeffrey Zeldman Presents The Daily Report
Note that at one time we would have railed against browser makers who implemented parts of a specification that was still under development; now we admire them.
zeldman  standards  html  css  webdesign 
july 2009 by tysone
Jeffrey Zeldman Presents : What are web standards?
What are web standards? And why should I care? A fun new clip from the BigThink marathon Zeldman interview.
zeldman  standards  webdesign  html 
april 2009 by tysone
Jeffrey Zeldman Presents : Web Standards Test: Top 100 Sites
If 25% of the top 100 sites validated in my test, it would not mean that 25% of all sites on the web validate. And I got nothing like 25%.
usability  standards  validation  html  xhtml 
march 2009 by tysone
A List Apart: Articles: Elevate Web Design at the University Level
Let’s face it. Technology moves fast; academia doesn’t. So how should educators teach web design and development—subjects that change constantly?
webdesign  design  academia  html  education 
january 2009 by tysone
The short and sweet reason is simply this: XHTML offers no compelling advantage — to me — over HTML, but even if it did it would also offer increased complexity and uncertainty that make it unappealing to me. Bear with me and I’ll explain why.
html5  html  xhtml  webdev 
june 2008 by tysone
Web designers should do their own HTML/CSS - (37signals)
designing for the web is a lot less about making something dazzle and a lot more about making it work.
37signals  design  css  html  webdesign 
june 2008 by tysone
A List Apart: Articles: Sign Up Forms Must Die
When planning a customer’s initial experience for your web service, think about how you can avoid sign-up forms in favor of gradual engagement.
webdesign  forms  css  html  usability  ui 
april 2008 by tysone
A List Apart: Articles: A Preview of HTML 5
This article is intended to provide a brief introduction to some of the major features as they are in the current draft.
html  standards  webdesign 
december 2007 by tysone

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