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||32 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||93 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||186 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||91 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||49 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||142 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||55 comments|
|March 13, 2012||20 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||47 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||78 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||85 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|
Sarah Parmenter with some good honest thoughts about the popular idea of designing in the browser.
I’ve tried, goodness knows I’ve tried, but my designs end up suffering, looking boxy, bland and uninspiring.
Not that I’m that great of a …
|February 22, 2012|
This week Dave and I were joined by Zoey Gillenwater and we chat about print stylesheets, CSS formatting, icon fonts, spec mysteries, and much more.…
|February 18, 2012|
I’ll be representin’ Wufoo at a bunch of BarCamps again this year. Super fun. We need to figure out exactly what (U.S.) cities we are going to go to this year, so if you are organizing one, hit us up …
|February 17, 2012|
What CSS properties might it make sense to apply to every single element on the page? We’ll take a look at some that may (or may not) be a good idea.
|February 15, 2012||125 comments|
Jeffrey Way, Dave and I talk shop about some newly released projects, -webkit-gate, and our weekly staple of Q&A.…
|February 10, 2012|
Quick overview of the hot drama regarding vendor prefixes.
|February 10, 2012||50 comments|
I’ve been using SASS for pretty much everything I do recently. Here’s some musings on the journey. From hold-ups, to trip-ups, to turn-offs. From apps and teams to workflows and syntax.
You Gotta Work Locally
The biggest contributor to me …
|February 8, 2012||94 comments|
css3 speech bubble question: for the “triangle”‘s border color, how can I set it to whatever its parent div’s bgcolor is automagically?
— Jin Yang (@jzy) February 1, 2012
By “css3 speech bubble”, Jin means using a pseudo …
|February 6, 2012||33 comments|
Interesting idea by Felipe G on using a new at-rule,
|February 3, 2012|
Digging Into WordPress (the book) is now updated to v3.3. Includes new chapters specially on what’s new in 3.2 and 3.3, all the rest of the chapters tightened up and refreshed, better internal hyperlinking (in the PDF), and more. It’s …
|February 3, 2012|
Dave, Jonathan Longnecker, Nate Croft and I talk shop. Topics include website building apps, where to start designing, when not to design for modern browsers, and more.
Sponsored by LessAccounting. …
|February 2, 2012|
What do you think folks? Is a new language going to come along in the next ten years that deals with layout / style / design and unseat CSS? Or at least give it a run for its money?
|February 2, 2012||93 comments|
The markup uses …
|February 1, 2012||49 comments|