|April 30, 2012||66 comments|
Dave and I were joined by Ian Stewart, a Theme Wrangler at Automattic for WordPress.com (he’s probably thinking about WordPress themes right this very minute). We talked about WordPress multisite, training clients in WordPress, database syncing, team productivity, and more.…
|April 29, 2012|
The article was sans-demo, so …
|April 29, 2012|
If you’ve ever used CSS transitions on structural elements on your page, you may have noticed a case where you see that transition happen when the page loads and is laying itself out.
Quick video of the issue I was …
|April 27, 2012||36 comments|
Dave and I were joined by Happy Cog front enders Jenn Lukas and Allison Wagner and we talk about coding styles, memorization, and the classic “what should we learn next?” This episode was sponsored by the online time tracking tool …
|April 27, 2012|
A series of inline-block elements with “normal” HTML formatting result in spaces between them when set on the same line. Here’s some techniques for fighting against the gap.
|April 21, 2012||149 comments|
You probably already know you can make triangles with CSS. But what if you want to put a shadow behind it? Unfortunately the classic border trick doesn’t change the shape of the element, it’s just a visual trick. Let’s …
|April 19, 2012||39 comments|
One little known feature of HTML5 is Scoped CSS. It’s an attribute for style blocks that may change the way we tackle certain styling challenges in the future.
|April 18, 2012||46 comments|
Eugene Fedorenko talks about how Beanstalk refactored the whole app to use SASS. I’m sure a lot of folks are in this situation right now. You want to use SASS, but you have a big app and it’s a big …
|April 17, 2012|
Between now and the end of May 2012, code a small project using a language or environment that’s new to you or that you’ve only casually messed around with.…
|April 16, 2012|
The main trouble with the existing fancy methods for serving images responsively is manually generating the images and syntax needed to utilize it. Keir Whitaker show us how to use WordPress to handle all that hard stuff for us. …
|April 13, 2012|
Soak in a little An Event Apart without leaving your house. Dan Cederholm (you know, the other banjo playing CSS guy) with an hour talk on responsible and enhancement-based CSS3 use.…
|April 13, 2012|
Another RAPIDFIRE episode this week loaded with all Q&A. If you like the guest episodes, don’t worry, we have plenty coming up.…
|April 12, 2012|
It’s been about a year, so I redesigned and updated all the support information here. Added Android. Lots more green, but we’re still quite a ways off from using features like validation without fallbacks.…
|April 11, 2012|
|April 9, 2012||35 comments|
Rapidfire show! No guest, no news, not hot drama, just all question on answer action.…
|April 8, 2012|
There are three ways we can go about dealing with responsive <img>s : 1) a new format 2) a new syntax 3) rely on existing hacks.
|April 6, 2012||97 comments|
There are many such roundups. This one is mine.
|April 3, 2012||51 comments|
Speaking of bandwidth media queries, this project by Adam D. Bradley looks promising:
Foresight.js gives webpages the ability to tell if the user’s device is capable of viewing high-resolution images (such as the 3rd generation iPad) before the image …
|April 3, 2012|
This week Dave and I are joined by Dave’s co-workers and amigo’s Trent Walton and Reagan Ray. We talk about cutting edge front end stuff, client services, topics for a graduate thesis, and more. Brought to you by LessMoney and …
|April 2, 2012|
|March 30, 2012||189 comments|
They don’t exist. But wouldn’t that be nice?
Take for instance the markup being discussed for the
<!-- Default -->
<!-- Alternative if media …
|March 28, 2012||92 comments|
|March 28, 2012||8 comments|
In fluid width environments, the text that wraps around floated elements can get awkwardly narrow and trap bits of text orphaned away from the rest of the paragraph. This article explains that problem in more details and offers a few solutions.
|March 26, 2012||18 comments|
|March 26, 2012|
A super hot responsive web design pattern by Jason Weaver. Don’t forget about the ol x-axis while designing for small screens. (via Paul Irish)…
|March 24, 2012|
I got to be on The East Wing podcast with Tim Smith.…
|March 23, 2012|
In which we interdigitate content in a responsive layout rather than just “push it to the bottom.”
|March 23, 2012||50 comments|
All the popular ones are in there as options, as well as an “other” option in case you use something else (please share in comments). Or, vote “never tried,” “don’t like any of ‘em,” and “no preference” accordingly.
|March 19, 2012||143 comments|
Clever idea by Joel Besada on using instant transition timing with really long transition delays (999999s) to maintain visual states in CSS. …
|March 19, 2012|
In this last poll, we asked:
In the next 10 years, will there be a serious alternative to CSS?
Of over 9,000 votes so far, the majority are of the opinion that there will not be:
Of course, it’s …
|March 17, 2012||37 comments|
Good read from Nicolas Gallagher. Among the gems:
Class names cannot be “unsemantic”. Whatever names are being used: they have meaning, they have purpose.
When Twitter Bootstrap first came out, I rewrote the compiled CSS to better reflect how I …
|March 16, 2012|
|March 15, 2012|
Polyfill hero Scott Jehl has a new one for the theoretical
|March 15, 2012|
One bizarre trend emerging in this new RWD era is desktop-browsing web designers resizing their browsers to watch the break-points change the layout. The average user never sits at their desk repetitively shrinking and expanding the browser window like a mad scientist. Yup, we’re all strange.
|March 15, 2012||57 comments|
|March 13, 2012||21 comments|
Dave and I were joined by Ethan Marcotte and I bet you can guess what we talked about. That’s right ShopTalkers, it’s a full episode of responsive web design goodness, from the basics to the newer challenges developers are facing …
|March 13, 2012|
I love Allan and Steve from LessEverything. I was just recently at my third trip to LessConf, which is a really fun web startup oriented conference. The fellas are at it again already, throwing a new conference called LessMoney. From …
|March 8, 2012|
There are two reasons for …
|March 7, 2012||48 comments|
I joined the gentlemen from the new blog and podcast The Industry for a chat about loads of different web industry related stuff.…
|March 7, 2012|
Remember those three fellas from the last ShopTalk Show? Those guys are from the new(ish) podcast The Non-Breaking Space Show. Dave and I join them in this episode to talk about preprocessors, Git, and other stuff.…
|March 6, 2012|
I’m headed down to Austin in a few days here for my 2nd SXSW. Hope to see some of you folks there. I’m trying not too have much of a plan, but here’s a few things I’m doing:
There is …
|March 6, 2012||7 comments|
|March 5, 2012|
This year’s CSS Off results are in. The Unmatched Style folks have listed out the top 25 entries and will be emailing everyone their results shortly. Congrats to all who entered. It was quite a load on all the judges …
|February 29, 2012|
Michael Buchmiller of BlueHornet walks us through the process of designing a poster for tinted decoder glasses, and then bringing the same idea with a similar interaction to the web with the AnythingZoomer.
|February 29, 2012||24 comments|
Help yourself be better at accessibility by using better hiding techniques that don’t use
|February 27, 2012||80 comments|
Brad Frost shows examples and covers the various techniques/pros/cons for handling navigation on small screens.…
|February 25, 2012|
The main site sponsor around here, Treehouse, is hiring new teachers for creating new learning videos. It’s not a job for just anybody. You need to know your stuff (PHP & WordPress, Front-End Design, Android, or Business & Marketing), be …
|February 24, 2012|
This tutorial, a guest post by young developer Allen Lawson, will show you how to create a notebook themed website using only CSS.
|February 23, 2012||87 comments|
I know it’s weird to go through slides of a presentation outside of the context of a real talk (and pales in comparison to the experience of being there) but nonetheless, there may be bits of goodness you can extract …
|February 22, 2012||39 comments|
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