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Beginner’s Guide to CSS3 Ever since the announcement of in 2005, the development of the level 3 of Cascading Style Sheet or better known as CSS3 has been closely watched and monitored by many designers and developers. All of us excited to get our hands on the new features of CSS3 – the text shadows, borders with images, opacity, multiple backgrounds, etc, just to name a few. As of today, not all selectors of CSS3 are fully supported yet. But that doesn’t mean we can’t have some fun testing new CSS3 stuff. It’s a compilation of useful CSS3 reads, sample codes, tips, tutorials, cheat-sheets and more. Getting Started with CSS3 Introduction to CSS3An (roadmap) official introduction to CSS and CSS3. CSS3: Take design to next levelAdvantages of CSS3, with explanations and examples of CSS3 properties and selectors. Several tricks with CSS3Webmonkey brings you through several basic tricks in CSS3, including rounded borders, borders, drop shadows, image tricks and more. CSS3: Background and Borders CSS3: Text CSS3: Menu More

Vagabundia Si digo que las transiciones sirven para cualquier cosa, es una exageración pero ... sirven para casi cualquier cosa. Esta vez, veamos cómo podrían aplicarse a la creación de menús expandibles. Creo el HTML que es un rectángulo en donde colocamos una lista ordenada cuya clase es visible y dentro de esta, una segunda lista cuya clase es novisible: <div id="demomenu"><ul class="visible"><li>mi menú <ul class="novisible"><li><a href="#">item 1</a></li><li><a href="#">item 2</a></li><li><a href="#">item 3</a></li><li><a href="#">item 4</a></li><li><a href="#">item 5</a></li></ul></ul></div> Y el CSS: Otra variante. <ul id="demomenu"><li>item 1 <div><a href="#">item 11</a><a href="#">item 12</a><a href="#">item 13</a></div></li><li>item 2 <div><a href="#">item 21</a><a href="#">item 22</a><a href="#">item 23</a></div></li><-- seguimos agregando --></ul> Y el CSS cásico del ejemplo:

CSS3 properties exposed | 34 Inspiring iPad Application Websites A while back we published an article showing you 50 Inspiring iPhone Application Websites. Since then, we’ve seen the launch of Apple’s iPad along with thousands of apps designed just for the device. This means that just like the iPhone, many of these iPad applications have their own website for promotion. So in order to bring you more inspiration, we’ve sifted through them and found 34 of the best. Sorted Spreads HelvetiNote GlobeConvert Mixr Course Notes SousChef Digital Post Granimator Jumbalaya Square Gusto Twitterrific Ego Instapaper pulse Tweetdeck The Early Edition TabToolkit Wired Soulver LogMeIn Ignition SketchyPad Evernote Cocoa Box Weather Station Pro Sound Paper June Cloud Things Digits Calculator Bento Layers Synotes Masque About the Author Gisele Muller loves communication, technology, web, design, movies, gastronomy and creativity. Related Posts 486 shares Apple Dictates the World’s Visual Design Every time Apple redesigns their software, specifically iOS, the entire design industry landscape changes.

CSS3 Patterns Gallery Browser support The patterns themselves should work on Firefox 3.6+, Chrome, Safari 5.1, Opera 11.10+ and IE10+. However, implementation limitations might cause some of them to not be displayed correctly even on those browsers (for example at the time of writing, Gecko is quite buggy with radial gradients). Also, this gallery won’t work in Firefox 3.6 and IE10, even though they support gradients, due to a JavaScript limitation. Submission guidelines If you have a new pattern to submit, please send a pull request. Does it present a new technique? Get Inspired and Steal from the Best Designers “Good Artists Borrow, Great Artists Steal” – Pablo Picasso. The main problem with this concept is that we often steal from the wrong person and instead of improving our output, we end up messing it up. In this post I will list some of the best designers out there, that can inspire you in your future designs. 1. Jon Hicks Jon Hicks from Hicksdesign is the man behind many well-known logo designs like MailChimp, Shopify or Silverback. Follow Jon Hicks on Twitter: Hicksdesign 2. I think Cameron Moll was one of the first designers that I admired when I started searching the web for inspiration. Follow Cameron Moll on Twitter: Cameron Moll 3. Please tell me that you have heard about, Typekit or maybe WordPress, otherwise I will find you and you will feel the wrath of the pixel. Follow Jason Santa Maria on Twitter: Jason Santa Maria 4. Veerle Pieters seems to be the only woman in this list … that’s strange, because there are a lot of good women designers out there. 5. 6. 7. 8.

Useful HTML5 & CSS3 Toolbox For Web Developers / HTML 5 / Splashnology - Web Design and Web Technology Community inShare0 HTML5 and CSS3 are really revolutionizing web development and web design, because they are bringing so many new features to work with to the fields. In this article you’ll be able to find some great tools, cheat sheets and much more you could need to master these new features. Here we present you, a list HTML5 tutorials and techniques that you can’t miss if you are a web developer. A Web Developer’s Guide to HTML 5 Dive Into HTML5 HTML 5 Demos HTML 5 Forms Demo HTML 5 Video HTML5 Doctor HTML5 for Beginners HTML5 Gallery The WHATWG Blog When can I use WTF is HTML 5 CSS3 Previews HTML5 and CSS3 Experiments HTML5 Canvas HTML5 Readiness Advertisement Code a Backwards Compatible, One Page Portfolio with HTML5 and CSS3 Coding a CSS3 & HTML5 One-Page Website Template Coding A HTML 5 Layout From Scratch Create Windows 7 Start Menu Using CSS3 Only CSS3 Gradient Buttons Quick Tip Learning About HTML5 Local Storage Structural Tags in HTML5 CSS 3 Cheat Sheet Download CSS Properties Index HTML 5 Cheat Sheet Download

15 sites web developers and designers should know Creating a good website isn't an easy task, but there's a few tools that can definitely make your developer or designer life easier. In this article, I have compiled 15 extremely useful website that any web developer or web designer should have bookmarked. ColorCombos When designing a website, one of the firsts (and most important) steps of the process is to choose a color scheme. Color Combos allow you to browse thousand of different colors combinations for getting inspired for your upcomming design. LIpsum Who doesn’t know the extremely popular Lorem Ipsum text? What the font? You just saw a logo or website using a particular font and you enjoyed it. ConvertIcon Favicons are a must have for any website, mostly because on modern browsers as such as Firefox, it is displayed along with the site name in tabs. BgPatterns background Patterns is definitely one of the current webdesign trends. HTML Encoder Do you display code on your website? Test Everything Sprite Generator Load Impact IconFinder

50+ Awesome CSS3 Techniques for Better Designs CSS3 is gaining momentum, despite the fact that the standard hasn’t even been finalized. There are hundreds of tutorials out there to teach designers how to use it, but unfortunately a lot of them cover the same ground. And some of the tutorials teach designers to do things that they might not think of as useful, though the techniques can usually be adapted to fit a project perfectly. Below are more than fifty awesome CSS3 tutorials. Many are strictly CSS and HTML based, while others also incorporate JavaScript. If you have a favorite technique or tutorial that’s not included below, please share it in the comments! Using CSS3 For Imageless Illustration Various new methods in CSS3 allow a number of very complex graphics to be created using pure CSS and no images. Pure CSS iPhone Illustration A mixture of borders, transforms and gradients to make an animated image of an iPhone. Creating The Opera Browser Logo in CSS3 A clean illustration of the Opera logo rendered using CSS3 techniques.

Web Design Toolbox: 130+ New Tools to Make You a Better and Faster Designer Last year we did a post on 50+ tools for Web design. A lot has changed in the past year, and there are tons of new tools available to designers. Whether you're just starting out and need a drag-and-drop builder or you've been coding for years and need tools to help you be more efficient, there's something on this list for you. Here are over 130 tools to make you a better and faster designer. Feel free to add more in the comments. Beginner Resources YAML Builder - Easy to use YAML (Yet Another Multicolumn Layout) XHTML/CSS site layout builder. Sky CSS Tool - JavaScript CSS authoring app. The Box Office - CSS formatting tool for wrapping text around images. CSSTXT - Online CSS text style generator. - Free CSS menu builder. pForm - HTML form builder. Roxer - Drag and drop website creator. Wirenode - Create your own mobile websites. dotemplate - Template site that allows you to customize templates before downloading them. templatr - Online tool for creating website templates. SeeYouThen!