Category: Design

Design for Speed

Design for Speed—Some Random Dude. I’ll be the first one to admit that I haven’t been able to really sweat the details when it came to the network side of the front end. It’s all too easy on our fat broadband connections to use that extra jQuery plugin (and jQuery itself) or nudge up the […]

Posted: February 21, 2012

CSS3 3D Transforms in IE10

CSS3 3D Transforms in IE10 – IEBlog – Site Home – MSDN Blogs. Some CSS3 3D Transform information has been published on IEBlog that’s worth checking out. I’m continually impressed with the work the IE team is doing, and this continues with that trend.

Posted: February 06, 2012

The CSS3 Test

The CSS3 Test. With so much going on with CSS3 it’s sometimes difficult to remember whether or not a specific browser (or specific version of a specific browser) supports a particular feature of CSS3. Instead of wrestling through docs, something like The CSS3 Test might save you a few minutes here or there. By simply […]

Posted: February 03, 2012

Font-Embedding Icons the Right Way—A Legitimate Alternative to Images

Font-Embedding Icons the Right Way—A Legitimate Alternative to Images — Some Random Dude. PJ is a smart dude. I’m using Iconic on this site and just love what it has blossomed into. PJ has been researching best practices in implementing a custom icon set via @font-face, specifically focusing on degradation situations and accessibility. By way […]

Posted: February 01, 2012

Bootstrap 2.0

Bootstrap, from Twitter. Bootstrap 2.0 is here, and it’s beyond impressive. I don’t talk much about frameworks, especially frameworks involving CSS, but the purpose of Bootstrap isn’t really a springboard for your latest client project, it’s a springboard for your project and I love that. Version 2.0 blew me away with coverage and implementation. I’m […]

Posted: February 01, 2012

WebKit in Your Living Room

HTML5 Dev Conf: Webkit in Your Living Room – Netflix – YouTube. This is a fantastic look at the detail you need to mind when writing modern CSS. I can near guarantee that Netflix delivers WebKit-based UI to a wider variety of platforms than we do, each requiring considerations we normally don’t have to worry […]

Posted: January 30, 2012

The top 20 HTML5 games

The top 20 HTML5 games | Feature | .net magazine. Here’s a quick little fact: I hope to someday come up with a game idea and build it using HTML, CSS, and JavaScript. I don’t want to use jQuery or one of the (awesome looking) front end game engines beginning to mature, I want to […]

Posted: January 30, 2012

New CSS3 Properties to Handle Text and Word Wrapping

New CSS3 Properties to Handle Text and Word Wrapping | Impressive Webs. Type is an interesting segment of front end development. It’s always felt like an untamed beast, but that’s gotten better over the past couple of years with the adoption of @font-face and the number of foundries now offering Web fonts. While that handles […]

Posted: January 30, 2012

Introducing the HUD

Mark Shuttleworth » Blog Archive » Introducing the HUD. Say hello to the future of the menu.. I’ve had a long standing interest in Ubuntu, in fact I used it as my primary operating system for almost three years before switching to OS X. Ubuntu has continued to be a strong innovator in the Linux […]

Posted: January 27, 2012

Bootstrap 2 ready for testing and feedback

Bootstrap 2 ready for testing and feedback · Deep Thoughts by Mark Otto. I’ve written before about how I enjoy what Twitter Bootstrap has come to be, and there’s great news: Bootstrap 2 ready for testing and feedback! If you’ve been using Twitter Bootstrap and have some time on your hands, I’m sure the community […]

Posted: January 25, 2012