Animating With Pure CSS and Webkit

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If you’d like to see how animation on the web will evolve in the next few years, you only need to take a look at the animation techniques made possible by the Webkit HTML rendering engine. Though JavaScript is the preferred way of animating HTML elements, Webkit’s built-in animation capabilities outpace what’s currently offered by […]

Most Practical CSS Cheat Sheet Yet

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There’s an abundance of CSS cheat sheets on the web, but most of them gloss over the properties designers use in day-to-day work, preferring instead the kitchen-sink approach of showing all properties. This cheat sheet was designed with a more practical philosophy, so that designers who need a quick description of a property don’t need […]

8 Common CSS Mistakes and How to Fix Them

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CSS has the distinction of being one of a handful of web technologies that newcomers tend to learn by doing. The reason for this is that CSS is not seen as something as large or as serious as a programming language like C# or Python, but rather as a tool to be used “just in […]

4 Ways to Get Rounded Corners Using CSS

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Rounded corners are a common CSS effect these days. There are several ways to accomplish this effect, and how you go about implementing rounded corners will depend largely on what purpose they will serve in your design. Keep this in mind, because it can save you hours of unnecessary work. In certain cases, rounded corners […]

Pros And Cons Of 3 Popular CSS Meta Frameworks

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A lot of perennial attention is given to the use and evangelism of CSS frameworks. By “CSS framework,” we don’t mean Blueprint or 960, but rather SASS, xCSS, and Less. These are also referred to as CSS “metaframeworks,” but the distinction between them and Blueprint lies in the distinction between form and function. Frameworks like […]