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? tweets | tweet this Written by Ben on 02.09.2010 We recently built an HTML5 audio player for Tim Van Damme 's The Box , a new podcast where he interviews people who make cool stuff.
Download the slides for my presentation on maintainable and efficient CSS for Think Vitamin’s HTML & CSS online conference, as well as get links to related resources on CSS development best practices. Earlier today, I gave a presentation at Think Vitamin’s HTML & CSS Online Conference entitled “Highly Maintainable, Efficient, and Optimized CSS.” I tried to squeeze as many tips as I could in to cover how to create CSS that is well organized and readable for teams to work on together as well as you to maintain later, while still keeping efficiency in mind. The slides are up on Slideshare , but you can also download them in their full glory here:
I was sitting in a talk given by Facebook’s Jason Sobel at Velocity this year, when I was a bit surprised by an impassioned plea that he made at the tail end of the talk. To paraphrase, Jason said that CSS sprites require too much work for average web developers and that we should be pressuring the browser vendors to make this process easier. I was perplexed for a moment.
I had previously created the Cadmus “post” button in Photoshop and it was essentially three images for the different states. I wanted to use this style for all our buttons, but doing it with single images is not a good idea. So I set about creating the same style of the buttons with CSS3. And this is what I ended up with. I want to go into detail on the steps I took to create the button and the effects that make it work.
You will be surprised at how much data is made available on the web through RSS or ATOM feeds – twitter searches, your latest diggs, Google Search alerts, your own blog categories and so much more. You just have to look for that orange icon and you’ll surely find a lot more precious data, just waiting to be put into use. Today we are making a sleek feed widget , that will fetch any feed and display it in your blog sidebar. You can set it up to show the latest posts from the different categories of your blog, your latest stumbles, or even people mentioning you on twitter. So go ahead, download the demo archive from the button above , and keep on reading.. Problem Solving