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CSS3 Drop Caps Today is design orienting article. I am going to tell you about making nice-looking drop caps with css3. I sure that you have been already saw these big letters in each children’s book of fairy tales. Especially in old books.
TJ Holowaychuk Why Stylus is the most CSS-like high-level stylesheet language This short Vimeo screencast illustrates why Stylus is the most like CSS as a stylesheet “preprocessor”. More on Stylus here . Notes glitchtank likes this javierjulio likes this tooepic likes this simurai likes this 9-bits likes this jeremyrylan reblogged this from tjholowaychuk kaelig reblogged this from tjholowaychuk and added: tjholowaychuk :...Je n’ai jamais essayé...mais ça semble...
Responsive web design is one of the hottest topics among designers and developers right now. If you’re not quite sure what it’s all about, we’ll walk you through what it is, how it works and how CSS media queries are something you need to start incorporating into your own designs. To top it all off, we’ll finish with twenty seriously impressive of responsive designs that use media queries to present experiences specifically catered to different visitors. What Are Media Queries? CSS3 has brought about a ton of fancy visual effects such as shadows and animations, but what about practical improvements? Is there anything about CSS3 that actually improves the way you can build websites from a usability standpoint?
Native scrolling for mobile web apps... or at least the closest thing to it! Scrollability is a single script, it's small, and it has no external dependencies. Drop it into your page, add a few CSS classes to scrollable elements, and scroll away. Scrollability is a work-in-progress and is not yet ready to be used. I will publish documentation when it's ready. Demos
This article about the Flexible Box Layout was written by Jérémie Patonnier , French open Web enthusiast. The flexible box model CSS 3 introduces a brand new box model in addition of the traditional box model from CSS 1 and 2. The flexible box model determines the way boxes are distributed inside other boxes and the way they share the available space. You can see the specification here . This box model is similar to the one used by XUL (the user interface language used by Firefox).
Switching technologies is a tricky thing, especially if you have already a lot of code. We had rewritten our css framework - which internally is called "BRICKS" - from pure css to sass in order to use some features like mixins, variables, conditionals, etc. in late 2009. We started development of GRADETY based on this and have built a lot of sass files on top of that, which all would have to be changed again if we should decide to now opt for stylus. We did it anyway and - so far - it works great.
In doing research for this post I discovered that DevCheatSheet.com has an awesome collection of 22 HTML5 Cheat Sheets . I didn’t want to needlessly repost what they already have so I cross-checked my collection with theirs and I’ve only shared below the ones you won’t find there. HTML5 Cheat Sheets These are not found at DevCheatSheet’s HTML5 Cheat Sheets CSS3 Cheat Sheets These are not found at DevCheatSheet’s CSS3 Cheat Sheets
I challenge you to create a beautiful CSS3/HTML5 infographic :) See at the end of the article for more infos. I see a lot of infographics around here, and most of them could be built only with web technologies (HTML5 + CSS3 + SVG). src: 1 2 3 4 5 ; Most of the infographics we see are beautiful, but sooooo static . You can make them much more alive if you use the web technologies.
Yes, you should be using CSS3 today. Let's skip right past that whole discussion and start talking about how we can write better CSS3. A lot of the new features of CSS3 are just plain more complicated. They have complicated syntaxes. We have to use strange "vendor prefixes" to get them to work in as many browsers as we can.
What does it do? The holmes.css file will display either an error (red outline) , a warning (yellow outline) , or a deprecated style (dark grey outline) for flags such as: Missing required attributes on tags , such as name attributes on inputs (lots of these) Potentially improvable markup , such as links with href="#" Deprecated and Non-W3C Elements - see W3C.org's article on obselete tags Non-W3C Attributes - as above, just the most important ones since there are MANY Thanks to Anthony Mann , holmes now displays an informative error message when you hover over the element. Support for :after/::after on images is non-existent however in most browsers.
Web Forms are very useful for collecting information from user. It should be creative, designer , purposeful and precise. HTML 5 and CSS 3 gives new collection of tag which revised online experience and functionality. It is easy to add web forms to your website using CSS 3 because CSS 3 getting a million of attention. CSS 3 uses round corner concept and replace images concept, it requires lot of creativity.
A couple of weeks back my showcase of responsive website designs proved pretty popular, so let’s revisit the topic and look at some super handy articles, tutorials and guides that will help you get started with @media queries in order to create your own responsive or adaptive web designs. The resources in this collection have been hand picked as the best the web currently has to offer. Creating a website that is responsive essentially means the design of that particular website will ‘respond’ according to the medium that is being used to view it. We’re probably all familiar with the battle of designing fluid websites for various browsers back in the days of table based design, in these modern times we also have a range of devices such as smartphones and tablets which all add different resolutions and even orientations into the mix.
Drop-shadows are easy enough to create using pseudo-elements. It’s a nice and robust way to progressively enhance a design. This post is a summary of the technique and some of the possible appearances. Demo: CSS drop-shadows without images Known support : Firefox 3.5+, Chrome 5+, Safari 5+, Opera 10.6+, IE 9+