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kapowaz: Cargo Cult CSS
"It is generally accepted that having a methodology for writing and managing CSS is preferable to having none at all. In spite of this, some of the practices developers have adopted are having a detrimental effect on the semantic quality and longterm maintainability of what we build."
BlogPost  CSS  Tips 
may 2014 by robertc
Useful :nth-child Recipes | CSS-Tricks
Several good examples with clear illustrations.
BlogPost  CSS  Tips 
june 2011 by robertc
Font sizing with rem - Snook.ca
The rem unit offers an excellent alternative to relative font sizing with em an percentage units.
BlogPost  CSS  Web  Design  Tips 
may 2011 by robertc
Give Floats the Flick in CSS Layouts » Web Tech » SitePoint Blogs
Andrew Tetlaw discusses several CSS layout techniques which are far more reliable than floats (if you don't have to support IE6/7).
BlogPost  CSS  Tips 
march 2011 by robertc
Inline-Block whitespace workaround | Life @ High Road Communications
If you've switched from floats to inline-block for your layouts then this article has some useful tips.
BlogPost  CSS  Layout  Tips 
november 2010 by robertc
common css mistakes - work blog - onderhond.com
Some common CSS mistakes and how to avoid them.
CSS  Tips 
june 2010 by robertc
Efficiently Rendering CSS | CSS-Tricks
CSS selector performance can be surprisingly non-intuitive.
BlogPost  CSS  Performance  Tips 
may 2010 by robertc
A Simple CSS Drop-Cap
Using selectors to target the first character and first line of your text.
CSS  Typography  Tips 
april 2010 by robertc
Forget About Photoshop: 5 More Ways to Stop Using Images in Your Designs - Cherrysave
Some cross browser strategies for achieving in CSS effects which are commonly implemented with images.
BlogPost  CSS  Tips 
february 2010 by robertc
Bulletproof @font-face syntax « Paul Irish
How to write your CSS so font-face embedding works reliably cross-browser, with example code and full explanation.
BlogPost  Web  Typography  Tips  CSS 
december 2009 by robertc
Cross-browser drop shadows using pure CSS — Nick Dunn
Supports even IE 6/7/8 but, unfortunately, not Opera.
BlogPost  CSS  Web  Design  Tips 
november 2009 by robertc
pennypacker.net :: Pullquotes and Multiple Background Images with CSS
Backwards compatibility with multiple CSS background images.
CSS  Tips 
october 2009 by robertc
Perfect Full Page Background Image | CSS-Tricks
Make an image scale across the entire page as a background to the rest of your content.
BlogPost  CSS  Graphics  Tips 
october 2009 by robertc
11 Classic CSS Techniques Made Simple with CSS3 - Nettuts+
A look at the additional markup and scripting we can do without once we have web-wide support for CSS3.
BlogPost  CSS  Tips 
september 2009 by robertc
Understanding vertical-align, or "How (Not) To Vertically Center Content"
A good explanation of the sometimes confusing vertical-align property.
CSS  Layout  Tips  HowTo 
september 2009 by robertc
Mark Finkle’s Weblog » Fennec – Of Screens and Orientation
Practical examples of CSS media queries, in this case for controlling an XUL UI.
BlogPost  CSS  FirefoxExtensions  Tips 
september 2009 by robertc
Text Rotation with CSS
Perform element rotation using CSS even with IE6
BlogPost  CSS  Web  Design  Tips 
august 2009 by robertc
CSS Creator Playing with CSS3
Demo page of several CSS rules which are candidates for inclusion in CSS 3.0
BlogPost  CSS  Tips 
june 2009 by robertc

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