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Hey jdleblanc, my first inclination is to ask, “why side-scrolling?” I’m just wondering. I think its okay for a personal site or a portfolio site – depending on what you want that site to accomplish. What kind of work do you hope to attract? Or is this just for fun? If you’re looking for corporate-type clients, I’d advise against side-scrolling. Anyways, just know that your portfolio needs to match the needs of future clients.

The best minimal side-scrolling portfolio I’ve seen is Jon Contino’s.

He has implemented javascript (for navigation and keypress) but the layout is do-able with CSS.

Also, why do you want to stay away from javascript? Javascript isn’t that difficult, and you’ve got a whole community here that could help you along. As far as the ‘how’ of building this, I need to know how extensive your knowledge of CSS and HTML is.