I adore the printed page and those little refinements such as Initial Caps, that use to only be possible in print. Here is an explanation of the first-letter pseudo element which allows you to replicate that using HTML and CSS.
Archive for December, 2008
My first experiment / tutorial in the progressive enhancement series is with the @font-face property, so enjoy and please do not litter the web with ugly sites that over use fancy type, moderation please.
I have start experimenting with CSS2 and CSS3 properties to see what I can use now for progressive enhancement. And by progressive enhancement I do not mean Hey we are so f…ing cool and if you are not cool enough to use the latest bleeding edge browser you can go and read our RSS feed. It is more great your are using a good browser, lets make your experience better by providing a design closer to what I would of liked to use if it was not for the limitations of other browsers.
At work I regularly use Chrome as a second browsers, it is a efficient browser, quick to fire up, small memory footprint and renders standard based web pages correctly. However, it will not replace that memory hog Firefox 3.1 as my main browser. As the Web Developer Toolbar and Firebug are the tools of my […]
I just finished exploring the limits of a few CSS3 properties for another article I wrote for web mixed grill. I quickly realised how limited my knowledge of CSS3 and even CSS2.1 is. The problem has been that in the past few years I have been ignoring any CSS properties not supported by IE6. I was not willing to learn about properties I could not put to immediate use, because the dominant browser did not support it.
Well IE6 is no longer the dominant browser …