Design Resources

Slimbox, the ultimate lightweight Lightbox clone Feb 16, 2007

Slimbox is a 7kb visual clone of the popular Lightbox JS v2.0 by Lokesh Dhakar, written using the ultra compact mootools framework. It was designed to be small, efficient, more convenient and 100% compatible with the original Lightbox v2.



List-u-Like CSS Generator Feb 15, 2007

Create cross-browser list-based navigation bars with ease



Fancy Vertical Bar Graphs with CSS and PHP. Feb 15, 2007

Vertical bar graphs, unlike their easy-sleezy cousins (horizontal bar graphs) are hard to create. They require a bit of CSS trickery and some relaxing of the “no style within my body tags, thank you” mentality.



CSS for Deprecated HTML Attributes: Part 2 Feb 14, 2007

A practical guide on using CSS to replace the HTML attributes;
link, alink, vlink, clear, size and noshade



CSS for Deprecated HTML Attributes: Part 1 Feb 14, 2007

A practical guide on using CSS to replace the HTML attributes;
img: hspace and vspace, ul: type, img: border



CSS Speech Bubbles Feb 13, 2007

Easy to customize speech bubbles coded in CSS and valid XHTML 1.0 strict.
Tested in all major browsers:Internet Explorer 6 & 7, Firefox 2.0, Safari 2.0, Opera 9.0



53 CSS Techniques Feb 12, 2007

SmashingMagazine.com has compiled the most handy CSS-based techniques for web developers.



Web Standards: it's about quality, not compliance Feb 12, 2007

In spite of the widespread acceptance of Web standards by a specific segment of the design and development community, hosts of professionals – those out there right now creating the Web – are working in direct opposition to these standards. A significant reason for why this is happening..



12 Basic Free CSS Templates Feb 07, 2007

These templates are intended to be a starting point for your own designs, they aren’t in any way meant to be an actual website design. The templates include some basic directory structure as well as basic markup and styling. You can preview the templates by clicking one of them below.



The Best of January 2007 Feb 07, 2007

Best web-development-related sites, articles, references, tutorials and freebies released or published online over the last month.