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Just because you can: GUI icons with pure CSS

// Inspired by an elegant piece of CSS code by +Lea Verou, creating the WiFi code (see it here http://bit.ly/wificss), I searched for other examples of this and found this little gem: A demo of 84 icons created with just CSS by +Nicolas Gallagher. Nicolas calls it’s a "technical exercise" but given that this was [Continue reading]

Improve links to your site on Twitter with Twitter Cards

// Announced since last July, Twitter Cards is Twitter’s equivalent (or “answer” if you like tech drama) to the Open Graph. By defining a set of #meta #tags in your #HTML code you can provide instructions to #Twitterin order to display an “expanded” preview of your page, when your page’s URL is included in a [Continue reading]

Like a website's palette? Colorfy it!

// As it has been said a thousand times, great artists steal :) If you like the color palette used on a website, you can use Colorfy it to easily find out exactly what it is. Given a URL it will analyze the source code of the #HTML and #CSS and provide you with a [Continue reading]

The future of the web: Instagram

I can haz filterz? All joking aside, the future of #HTML and #CSS certainly includes advanced graphical capabilities. Some of them are described in a recent presentation given by Vincent Hardy of +Adobe and you can examples of them in the images below. Of course, in terms of specifications, all of this is in draft [Continue reading]

Responsive menus: one code to rule them all

If you haven’t joined the mobile web yet, you should really start thinking about it. 66% of 24-35 year olds already own web-hungry smartphones in the United States. +Webdesigntuts shows us how you can have one piece #HTML / #CSS code for your menus for both your mobile and "full size" visitors. Check it out [Continue reading]

Advancing the HTML experience

www.mycookingdiary.com by +Mike Matas is great example of what you can do (and how to do it properly) with #HTML and #CSS today: – A continuous user experience using AJAX to keep the user engaged. However, each "slide" has it’s own URL. This means you can bookmark it, share it, etc.– Animation – but on [Continue reading]

Excellent #HTML5 work!

This really pushes the boundaries of what we consider can be done with HTML :) Reshared post from +Marcin Wichary We open sourced the code behind Stanisław Lem doodle and I wrote an article describing it. Hope you enjoy! http://www.html5rocks.com/en/tutorials/doodles/lem/http://code.google.com/p/stanislaw-lem-google-doodle/ Embedded Link HTML5 Rocks – Case Study: Building the Stanisław Lem Google doodle Google+: Reshared [Continue reading]

CSS "Magic" :)

CSS "Magic" :) Embedded Link Experiments with background-clip: text Experiments with background-clip: text – Background Image for Text

Another victory for #HTML5 and #CSS3

The next version of the Kindle books format will support HTML5 and CSS3, moving away from the Mobi format. Of course it continues to be a shame (and a non-starter for me) that Kindle doesn’t support #EPUB … Embedded Link Kindle Format 8 Overview Kindle Format 8 Overview Google+: Reshared 1 times Google+: View post [Continue reading]

Designers: drop Photoshop, do it in HTML!

Any designers who can understand HTML raise your hands :) Embedded Link Prototyping in code | Feature | .net magazine Alex Morris, user experience director at Mark Boulton Design, walks us through some of the rationale, the tricks, the processes and techniques you can employ to build HTML prototyping into your workfl… Google+: Reshared 1 [Continue reading]

The HTML validation games continue

And they are not going to end one way or the other. Here is a recent example. Developer/journalist Tristan Louis did a small experiment the other day: Louis then went on to examine the code of many top Web 2.0 companies to see how they compared. All of them are using UTF-8, and all of [Continue reading]