Hey folks, I got some big news. Part of me going off on my own is that I plan to work harder on CSS-Tricks. Part of that is doing the biggest and best redesign ever. So I figured, why do all that in a cave? Instead, I'll screencast every last bit of it and make it available to you. It will be available in a private access area that you can get access to by backing the project on Kickstarter.
Here's my explanation and appeal:
I'm planning to make it quite comprehensive, breaking things down into small easily digestible bits. I have a plan, but I'm also going to be doing lots of off-the-cuff stuff as it comes up in the process. For instance, choosing and setting up the private access area to begin with. Here's some of what we'll cover:
Visual design decisions and process
Writing semantic HTML and using HTML5
Working with WordPress and crafting a heavily customized theme
Writing CSS and using CSS3
Responsive design and all the complex issues that come along with that
Using cool tools like Sass with Compass and CodeKit
The version control (git) and deployment setup
Making good choices around monetization
I would absolutely love your support on this. I think the rewards will be worth it.