HundredPercentHeight Apr 05, 2007
Setting a div to fill up the whole window is not as simple as setting its height to 100%. The reason this doesn’t work is that percentages (when used as the unit on height or width; text size is another story) are relative to their parent dimensions. If you haven’t set a height on the parent, the div with 100% height has nothing to base that height off of.
Linux Font Equivalents to Popular Web Typefaces Apr 03, 2007
While the list of Web safe fonts we have come to know and love is relied heavily upon, it can be very beneficial to include similar default Linux fonts in your font-family as well.
Where did my Design go? CSS Naked Day '07 Apr 02, 2007
The idea behind this event is to promote Web Standards. Plain and simple. This includes proper use of (x)html, semantic markup, a good hierarchy structure, and of course, a good ‘ol play on words. It’s time to show off your body.
CSS Tips Mar 30, 2007
1. Color shortcuts and color conversions, 2. CSS bug hunting, 3. Media separation, 4. Center the thing, 5. Anti-aliased PNG files, 6. Quick ‘n’ dirty rounded box corners, 7. Opacity, 8. Cross-browser padding, 9. CSS hacks, 10. Moving layers
CSS practice: Pseudo-namespaces in complex projects Mar 29, 2007
Working in complex projects or in projects that don’t provide a good overview of forthcoming page types and elements may require a defensive strategy for writing CSS. Such a defensive strategy strives for certain security measures to ensure better maintainability, and one tactic is CSS “pseudo-namespaces”.
CSS selectors: the basics Mar 26, 2007
For anyone who has been using CSS for some time, CSS selectors become almost second nature. For those who are new to CSS, however, selectors are powerful tools that allow you to write cleaner, more efficient markup. This article will guide you through some of the basic concepts of CSS selectors.
CSS creme of the month Mar 25, 2007
Every once in a while we try to identify what’s hot in one of our categories and this time we picked CSS since it’s becoming more popular with each day that goes by. More and more web designers become interested in learning every trick. A good way to do it is by good examples which is what this list will try to showcase. The best CSS examples of the month.
dotMobi Mobile Web Developers Guide Mar 21, 2007
“The mobile industry is not an easy thing to boil down. Imagine all the complexities of the Internet, all the protocols, languages, methods and techniques, then multiply that by 100…that only begins to scratch the surface of the mobile space.”
Techniques and information required to make a basic site that will work well on the majority of phones.