CSS

Cascading Style Sheets are used to define the presentation layer of websites. How CSS works is not always self-evident, so many of these articles explain various aspects of using CSS.

A List Apart #167

In Faux Columns, one of the two articles in the latest issue of A List Apart, Dan Cederholm shows a…

Posted on January 10, 2004

A bunch of stuff

Web Design References: University of Minnesota Duluth’s huge collection of links to web design references. SimpleQuiz › Part XI…

Posted on January 6, 2004

Liquid layout and web standards

As a suitable follow-up to the recent debates on liquid vs fixed layout, Russ Weakley of Max Design has published…

Posted on December 30, 2003

Common coding problems

There’s a new article by John Gallant and Holly Bergevin up at CommunityMX. Common Coding Problems with HTML and CSS…

Posted on December 23, 2003

XHTML and CSS Learning resources

Apple’s Web Page Development: Best Practices is a very good introduction to creating standards-conforming websites. The article brings up some…

Posted on December 20, 2003

Bits and pieces

A bunch of links to interesting reads: Web Standards for Business: Fran├žois Nonnenmacher highlights the benefits of using web standards…

Posted on December 11, 2003

Trim your CSS

If you’re not careful when developing a website, you may end up with a bloated CSS file that is easy…

Posted on December 3, 2003

CSS Selectors explained

If you enjoyed Max Design’s Listutorial and Floatutorial, you’ll like the new Selectutorial, which is just as informative. This tutorial…

Posted on December 1, 2003

Font sizing trouble

It’s pretty well known that when specifying font sizes, it’s good to use a relative unit like em or percent,…

Posted on November 29, 2003

Margin collapsing explored

Floats and collapsing margins are two CSS concepts that can be very hard to get a grip on. Anyone who…

Posted on November 24, 2003

The difficulties of learning CSS

Today there was a post to the css-discuss mailing list from someone who needed to vent his frustration with CSS….

Posted on November 19, 2003

CSS Best Practices

Something that I haven’t really seen anywhere is a collection of best practices for writing CSS. There most probably will…

Posted on November 17, 2003

Really advanced CSS

There is much more to CSS than just styling borders and text. Unfortunately much of the really exciting stuff is…

Posted on November 16, 2003

CSS Vault

The CSS Vault, created by Paul Scrivens (Whitespace, 9rules), contains a gallery of good looking CSS based sites and a…

Posted on November 15, 2003

ReUSEIT winners announced

The winners of the ReUSEIT contest have been announced. Incidentally, the top three entries are the ones I liked best…

Posted on November 15, 2003

Flexible vs fixed

There’s been some talk about whether fixed or flexible width is best for web sites at Simon Willison’s Weblog and…

Posted on November 12, 2003

Things to read

I’ve come across some recent articles that are worth reading. A List Apart 162 contains three articles. In A Fairy,…

Posted on November 8, 2003

ReUSEIT entries on display

The deadline for the ReUSEIT competition was last week, on October 31. The list of submissions is up. 51 submissions…

Posted on November 5, 2003

More Sliding Doors

Last week, when A List Apart was relaunched, my favourite article was Doug Bowman’s Sliding Doors of CSS. This week’s…

Posted on October 31, 2003

Adobe Studio Redesigns

Adobe just launched a new version of their Adobe Studio site. Bill Merikallio of Scott Design helped Adobe convert the…

Posted on October 27, 2003

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