Jared Schwager has an interesting idea on compressing CSS on-the-fly using PHP. Works pretty well. The end result is slightly quicker downloads and slightly quicker render times with a slightly higher burden on the server.
Fadtastic has a nice roundup of web site designs with big, bold backgrounds. This is certainly a trend lately, and I think it will continue since the only real strike against it is download times and the web doesn’t seem to be getting any slower.
Coding Horror has an interesting article about the differing philosophies between Apple and Microsoft when it comes on font anti-aliasing. More on how anti-aliasing works at Photoshop Quickies.
There is a great video up on Google Video of Doug Bowman talking about the Beauty of CSS. It isn’t exactly new (2006), but it’s a great watch. It’s about an hour long and covers things we all should know. I have three great post ideas all set for this week from this video alone.
I have installed this plugin, which automatically reformats this site for the iPhone/iPod Touch when being viewed with one of those devices. I think it works spectacularly.
Thanks for the links, Chris.
Thanks so much for including my CSS compression article in this post! Your site has some pretty interesting stuff on it.