Design Resources

SitePoint CSS Reference Dec 06, 2007

the most detailed and up-to-date reference on the subject available: – What Is CSS? – General Syntax and Nomenclature – At-Rules – Selectors – Workarounds, Filters and Hacks – The Cascade, Specificity, and Inheritance – CSS Layout and Formatting – Box Properties – Layout Properties – List Properties – Table Properties – Color and Backgrounds – Typographical Properties – Generated Content – User Interface Properties – Vendor-Specific Properties – Paged Media Properties – Differences Between HTML and XHTML – Alphabetic Property Index



Blueprint CSS Cheat Sheet Nov 26, 2007

A reference page with all the important class names that you can print out and keep on your desk about Blueprint CSS freamework



Creating a table with dynamically highlighted columns like Crazy Egg's pricing table Sep 28, 2007

Creating a table with dynamically highlighted columns like Crazy Egg’s pricing table . Step by step tutorial using CSS, JavaScript, and images in clever ways.



6 Keys to Understanding Modern CSS-based Layouts Aug 27, 2007

Key elements need to come together to create a solid CSS-based layout that is consistent cross-browser. Box Model, Floated Columns, Sizing Using Ems, Image Replacement, Floated Navigation, Sprites



CSS: List Boxes Aug 21, 2007

Using a simple unordered list this experiment aligns the boxes across the page with the end result being to showcase items like services, products, or specials. One of cool thing about this — if you turn off styles — is the extractable semantics with the headings and paragraphs used.



Blueprint, a CSS framework Aug 04, 2007

Blueprint is a CSS framework, which aims to cut down on your CSS development time. It gives you a solid CSS foundation to build your project on top of, with an easy-to-use grid, sensible typography, and even a stylesheet for printing.



CSS Redundancy Checker Jul 31, 2007

Use this tool to find CSS selectors that aren’t used by any of your HTML files and may be redundant.



Aptana:The Web IDE Jul 31, 2007

The Aptana IDE is a free, open-source, cross-platform, JavaScript-focused development environment for building Ajax applications. It features code assist on JavaScript, HTML, and CSS languages, FTP/SFTP support and a JavaScript debugger to troubleshoot your code.



Exceptional Performance : Thirteen Simple Rules for Speeding Up Your Web Site Jul 27, 2007

13 Simple Rules For Speeding Up Your Website from Yahoo Developer Network!
1. Make Fewer HTTP Requests 2. Use a Content Delivery Network 3. Add an Expires Header 4. Gzip Components 5. Put CSS at the Top 6. Move Scripts to the Bottom 7. Avoid CSS Expressions 8. Make JavaScript and CSS External 9. Reduce DNS Lookups 10. Minify JavaScript 11. Avoid Redirects 12. Remove Duplicate Scripts 13. Configure ETags



Typetester - online font comparison Jul 26, 2007

The Typetester is an online application for comparison of the fonts for the screen. Its’ primary role is to make web designer’s life easier. As the new fonts are bundled into operating systems, the list of the common fonts will be updated.