These are the things I've written that are tagged "css"

CSS Sans

12 April 2018

A font constructed entirely by CSS. It is, essentially, a programmatic realtime typeface. I love how it degrades for older versions of IE: It’s not what I’d consider practical for production use. Still, CSS Sans is a hell of a demonstration of how far CSS has come since Microsoft shipped Internet Explorer 3 in 1996, […]

Layout Land: CSS Grid

07 March 2018

Jen Simmons is doing a great job of introducing the core concepts of CSS Grid with this (https://www.youtube.com/playlist?list=PLbSquHt1VCf1x_-1ytlVMT0AMwADlWtc1). These videos have been a huge help to me getting up to speed on the state of the tech. Highly recommended.

You Might Not Need JavaScript

11 October 2016

Examples of common UI elements and interactions with HTML and CSS alone. You Might Not Need JavaScript is doing the lord’s work. Maybe we don’t need to replace everything with some flavor of Javascript, huh? Maybe?

No CSS

09 December 2014

I’m turning off my stylesheets for the rest of 2014. And probably some of 2015. It’s an experiment. Plus it will force me to do a full redesign when the time comes. We used to do this kind of stuff all the time before the internet got all serious and everyone started pretending to know […]

Semantic UI

13 September 2013

Yet another HTML/CSS/JS framework, but built so that the classes are understandable in english. It’ll create some HTML bloat, but it has a certain Applescript-y charm to it. The site is pretty snazzy, too. Very readable, very smooth.

csscss

10 April 2013

csscss will parse any CSS files you give it and let you know which rulesets have duplicated declarations. Been looking for something like this for YEARS now. Hope it’s good.

CSS Shaders

11 October 2011

Adobe’s John Nack: So, yeah: Adobe’s using Flash-derived technology to make HTML5 more competitive with Flash. Crazy, right? Not at all: this increases your ability to present visually rich experiences, and that increases Adobe’s ability to sell you tools for creating those experiences.  The different playback technologies are just means to those ends. Working with […]

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