Masonry CSS or Getting awesome with CSS3 Gotta tell you folks: this one’s been bugging me for a week now. I’m sure everyone is familiar with David DeSandro‘s awesome jQuery plugin, Masonry. Well, what this is is two things. First, it’s an homage to David himself and the awesome work that he does. Second, it’s a kick ass, super simple CSS technique that mimics what Masonry does. With just CSS. Elegant Dark CSS3 Menu Template Elegant Dark CSS3 Menu Template For troubleshooting, feature requests, and general help, contact Customer Support at . Make sure to include details on your browser, operating system, CSS3 Menu version, link to your page. E-mail: What's New
Simpletip - A simple jQuery tooltip plugin Simple tooltips Here's some examples of simple tooltips using some of the default options provided by the simpletip library. Hover over me to see a bog standard tooltip using all default options. $(). simpletip Using CSS3: Older Browsers And Common Considerations - Smashing Magazine Advertisement With the arrival of IE9, Microsoft has signalled its intent to work more with standards-based technologies. With IE still the single most popular browser and in many ways the browser for the uninitiated, this is hopefully the long awaited start of us Web craftsmen embracing the idea of using CSS3 as freely as we do CSS 2.1. However, with IE9 not being supported on versions of Windows before Vista and a lot of businesses still running XP and reluctant (or unable) to upgrade, it might take a while until a vast majority of our users will see the new technologies put to practice. While plenty of people out there are using CSS3, many aren’t so keen or don’t know where to start.
70 Must-Have CSS3 and HTML5 Tutorials and Resources CSS3 and HTML 5 are capable of revolutionizing the way we design websites. Both include so many new features and functions that it can be hard to wrap your head around them at times. The inclusion of native support for things like rounded corners and multi-column layouts are just the tip of the ice berg. Below are seventy resources, tutorials, and articles to get you started with CSS3 and HTML 5. Many of the techniques discussed are already supported to some extent in some some modern web browsers (Safari and Firefox have the most extensive support), so you can get started right away. CSS3 Tutorials and Resources
Typograph – Scale & Rhythm This page falls somewhere between a tool and an essay. It sets out to explore how the intertwined typographic concepts of scale and rhythm can be encouraged to shake a leg on web pages. Drag the colored boxes along the scale to throw these words anew. For the most part, this text is just a libretto for the performance you can play upon it.
How To Create 3D Text using CSS3 I am very happy to see, CSS3 finally eliminates the use of Photoshop in terms of giving text shadows. I was just trying my hands on text shadows in CSS3 and thought of creating 3D text by giving multiple shadows and got something wonderful. Earlier Text Shadows were announced since the beginning of CSS2 however, the only browser that was supporting this functionality was Safari. If you talk about today’s condition, almost all the browsers except Internet Explorer are running Text Shadows successfully. I agree that we would not be able to use these shadows for clients for next few years because of cross browser compatibility however these features can help you push the boundaries of modern Web Technology today. We do have certain jQuery plug-ins available like IE CSS Shadow that can create shadowed text completely compatible with Internet Explorer.
Kick-Start Your Project: A Collection of Handy CSS Snippets Don't start your project with an empty style sheet: there are many great snippets that can make your life easier and speed up web development. We are going to show you some handy snippets that you might find useful for kick-starting your next project. In one of the previous articles “Basic Ready-to-Use CSS Styles”, we saw how we could create a suite of classes to help the design process while making a website. I hope you made your own set of patterns! Today we are going to see how we can continue this exercise with some things a little bit more technical.