20 Awesome Resources for Twitter Bootstrap Lovers Generators Bootstrap Custom Build Before diving into great third party Bootstrap resources, it’s worth pointing out a great little tool right from Twitter that allows you to completely customize an impressive range of Boostrap features so that you can create a custom build that’s perfect for your project. If you haven’t checked out Bootstrap in a while, you should give this a look because it’s new with Twitter Bootstrap 2.0. Not only can you use it to take an overweight download and transform it into something lean, you can also save yourself a lot of CSS work by customizing colors, fonts etc. before you even initiate the download.
Browser Support for CSS3: What’s the Current Status? Creating a website with HTML5 and CSS3 without having to worry about using techniques like progressive enrichment and polyfills is the ultimate dream for modern-day front-end developers. But unfortunately, mainly because of the widespread use of IE6-8, that is still just a distant dream. But it is getting closer. I thought it would be a good idea to summarize where CSS3 stands as far as browser support goes, so you can feel comfortable making decisions about what to use or abuse when incorporating CSS3 into new projects. This outline will be divided up into sections beginning with the safest CSS3 features to use, and going down the list towards the not-so-safe.
CSS Sliding Door using only 1 image Before I know about this technique, I was using different images for each of the button I needed in a navigation bar. I found that it is not user friendly and also need more CSS coding. Besides, it is increasing the processing time and bandwidth in loading a site. In this tutorial, I will show you how to code the navigation bar using only 1 image. CSS Techniques for Horizontal Rules I like to use HR tags. I use the technique in the first example below, but occasionally want a nicer separator, and hate having to use a graphic to show that chiseled aqua-style divider or to created the faded line of a gradient. Examples 2 and 3 use background gradients in webkit and mozilla. All versions of IE just show the solid rule.
Responsive Web Design Patterns Responsive Patterns A collection of patterns and modules for responsive designs. Submit a pattern Layout Reflowing Layouts Equal Width Fluid CSS3 Slideshow with Parallax Effect In this tutorial we will create a slideshow with a parallax effect using several CSS3 properties. The idea is to move the background positions of two backgrounds while sliding the container of the slides. View demo Download source In this tutorial, we are going to create a slideshow with a parallax effect with the help of some CSS3 properties.
The Bright (Near) Future of CSS - Smashing Magazine Advertisement This article is an excerpt from Eric Meyer’s recent book Smashing CSS1, published by Wiley in cooperation with Smashing Magazine. In this article, the focus is on what’s coming: styling techniques you’ll use in the immediate and near-term future. From styling HTML 5 elements to rearranging layout based on display parameters to crazy selection patterns to transforming element layout, these are all techniques that you may use tomorrow, next month, or next year. With partial browser support, they’re all on the cutting edge of Web design.
CSS3 Patterns, Explained Many of you have probably seen my CSS3 patterns gallery. It became very popular throughout the year and it showed many web developers how powerful CSS3 gradients really are. But how many really understand how these patterns are created? The biggest benefit of CSS-generated backgrounds is that they can be modified directly within the style sheet. This benefit is void if we are just copying and pasting CSS code we don’t understand.
CSS3 Web Design Examples for Your Inspiration The demand for the usage of internets has been increasing day-to-day and many businessmen are opening many websites to develop their business. The early version of CSS2 which had many limitations has been replaced with extraordinary features of CSS3 web design and the CSS stands for Cascading Style Sheets. With the help of HTML code, the CSS styles are used to form a website layout and the latest trend is using the CSS3 styles or designs.