Most Recent Blog Posts
- Historical Reference: the <hgroup> element
- Responsive Images: Clown Car Technique
- Death by 1,000 CutsIt’s tiresome when you’ve heard inappropriate sexual jokes in a professional setting 1,000 times. It’s ‘Death By A Thousand Cuts’. At some point the micro-aggression kills your spirit. My take on the events after PyCon 2013
- Pseudo or not-so-pseudo Click Mobile EventsBecause there is no keyboard, mouse or right click, mobile browsers have some built in behaviors. Sometimes you don't want those native behaviors. Learn how to control them.
- Web Development Tips
- Register to vote for the 2012 Presidential Election
- Make Twitter DMs appear as if read in all browsers
- details and summary polyfill
- Stop SOPA - Snippet to turn your site off on January 18, 2012Black out your own blogs on january in opposition to SOPA. You can do so by adding this script to your site: Download the code from GitHub Note: To see it in action before January 18, set your computer clock to the 18th.
- SpeciFISHity: CSS Specificity
- World flags with CSS3 Gradients
- HSLA Color Picker / RGBA Converter
- 6 Best Practices for Marking up your HTML5
There are several coding rules required for XHTML that were optional or even unsupported in HTML 4. While HTML5 supports both coding formats, there are some non-required best practices. We cover the top 6 in this post.
- Named colors => Their HSL and RGB color values
CSS3 adds names colors from SVG and well as colors defined by Hue, Saturation and Lighness. I've added a new page to this blog that lists all named colors along with their hexidecimal, RGB and HSL values.
- Yes, you can start using HTML5 todayPeople, including someone from the W3C, have stated that HTML5 is not ready for production. I've been asked several times "do you have any HTML5 websites." This article provides for a list of some HTMl5 websites I have done and others have produced, and some resources to look into to help get you started.
- Placeholder Attribute Support in ALL browsersThere is no reason to NOT use HTML5 form attributes. HTML5 form elements enhance forms. In this quick snippet, we show how easy it is to get old browsers to pretend that they support the placeholder attribute