Tag: framework

Please Excuse the Wet Paint, it’s Just About Dry

One of the goals I challenged myself with for 2010 was to redesign Monday By Noon. I’m really happy to say that inspiration struck early, and I was able to launch the revamp much sooner than originally planned. I’d like to share with you the process I went through in designing the latest version of MBN, and also request that you check out the latest and greatest design.

Posted: February 15, 2010

Why I Like (and Use) Reset CSS

The CSS framework debate has been reignited a bit. New topic: reset stylesheets. Personally, I prefer working with reset CSS, but a great number of people have taken to the opposite.

Posted: April 21, 2008

Improving Your Process: CSS Techniques Part 2

Nearly a year ago, I jotted down a few CSS techniques that I use day to day. Some tips included controlling browser defaults, avoiding box model headaches, stylesheet organization, and using a color glossary. I find myself using many of these techniques a year later, but had some updates that might make the lives of some a bit easier.

Posted: January 14, 2008

Closing this Chapter on CSS Frameworks

Has the debate surrounding CSS frameworks been partially due to a misunderstanding of the term CSS framework?

Posted: November 19, 2007

At What Point Do Semantics Not Apply?

Are semantics completely inapplicable when it comes to CSS? Do you feel as though trying to create semantic classes is simply overzealous? Without the structured definition and documentation of (X)HTML to back it up, is CSS better left to be implemented on a ‘what works’ basis? Are semantic names that only describe visual orientation as meaningful as valuable as those which describe the informational meaning?

Posted: September 17, 2007

Please do not Use CSS Frameworks

I give the authors of CSS frameworks credit for making an idea a reality, but I hope the use of CSS frameworks is limited to testing environments and the like, as I can’t see their value in the overall Web Standards movement. I don’t mean to step on any toes or anything, it is just my personal opinion.

Posted: August 27, 2007