45 Best Useful CSS3 Tutorials & Resources For Web Development In this post we present an extensive round-up of Best CSS3 techniques, tools and resources that will help you learn how to use CSS3 in your designs right away. Show the comments and “read more” link on hover. No Jquery No Images No flash at all. Manipulate Smoke to Create Hyper-Real Images Learn to apply the Warp Tool effectively and a few other tricks to make smoke look like a skull. This technique has a variety of outcomes and works well with water, clouds and a whole bunch of other stuff. This is probably more for intermediate users, as I guide you through the process well, but not every Warp Grid point handle move.
Using CSS Text-Shadow to Create Cool Text Effects The CSS3 text-shadow property has been around for some time now and is commonly used to recreate Photoshop’s Drop Shadow type shading to add subtle shadows which help add depth, dimension and to lift an element from the page. This isn’t all the text-shadow property is capable of though, by getting creative and playing around with the colours, offset and blurring we can create some clever and pretty cool text effects! Check out the six text effects of vintage/retro, inset, anaglyphic, fire and board game in the demo, then copy the code snippets below to use the effects in your own designs. Needless to say you’ll need a text-shadow supporting browser (Safari, Chrome, Firefox) to see them in all their glory. View the demo The text shadow CSS property is used to add shading to any text related HTML element.
CSS Menu Generator HTML Tools » CSS Menu Generator Our CSS Menu Generator will generate both the CSS and the HTML code required to produce a text-based yet appealing set of navigation buttons. As text links are fast becoming preferred over images where search engine optimization is needed, a CSS menu can give the affectiveness of text links with a better look than standard text links. zLayer jQuery Plugin - Orientate Elements zLayers is a jQuery parallax plugin that allows you to orientate an element based on the position of your mouse to the page’s window, or element’s parent. zLayer is perfect for interactive illustrations and rich user experience through creative methods through a parallax effect. Best part about zLayer is how easy, lightweight, and quick the plugin is! zLayer Example – Art By: Brandon Zomora
Create a Slick CSS3 Login Form NO IMAGES ALLOWED The goal of this post is to harness some new functionality provided by CSS3 and move away from images. We are going to create a CSS3 login form without images yet still have a visually pleasing result. First lets begin with creating the HTML markup that makes up the login form. Start with the basic HTML page as I will not include that portion in the code. This is the basic markup with a few labels and Input elements. Now there are many different ways to markup the HTML you see above, but I tried to make it as simple as possible.
30 Fresh FreeFonts for Designers “Since typography is a communication method that utilizes a gathering of related subjects and methodologies that includes sociology, linguistics, psychology, aesthetics, and so much more – we aim to educate that there is no single approach within typography that applies to everything.” Shelley Gruendler The purpose of this post was to provide you with an incredible selection of fonts that are completely free and don’t have ridicules prices ranging in the hundreds. These font designers below simply love sharing their work with others, which is something that we value here on Dizorb especially when the work is astonishing.
50 New Useful CSS Techniques, Tutorials and Tools Advertisement These are great times for front-end developers. After months of exaggerated excitement about HTML5 and CSS3, the web design community now starts coming up with CSS techniques that actually put newly available technologies to practical use instead of abusing them for pure aesthetic purposes. We see fewer “pure CSS images” and more advanced, clever CSS techniques that can actually improve the Web browsing experience of users. And that’s a good thing!