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HTML From Scratch. 7:1 iframes

Sunday, August 7th, 2011

In this lesson we return to HTML to cover a few more important element types. The first of these is the iframe. Iframe stands for inline frame, and iframes are like rectangular windows in a web page, within which another web page can be displayed. This allows you to incorporate portions of other websites within […]

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Make Internet Explorer Behave Like Webkit: Chrome Frame

Monday, April 11th, 2011

Now that CSS3 and HTML5 are well and truly here, fixing websites for Internet Explorer has become a more arduous task than most designers are prepared to undertake. Why do I say this? Well, taking a look at the web today it seems that the majority of web designers have simply given up on adding […]

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Styling the Tweet Feed Widget Part 2: inline CSS styles

Thursday, April 7th, 2011

If you’ve been paying any attention to my blog you will have seen that I never finished styling the tweet feed widget. The issue was this: there are some inline styles which the widget inserts dynamically. I didn’t quite realise this until I went back to finish off my stying. In case you don’t know […]

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CSS3 Transition and Transform: Spinning Flower

Wednesday, March 23rd, 2011

This tutorial gives instructions for Safari (Webkit), and the demonstration files include styles for Safari and FireFox4. OK so in the last tutorial I showed you how to make an equilateral triangle with css3. Now you can use this basic triangle to make a flower, or another symmetrical shape, using the css3 attributes transform and […]

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Save The Pixel: the art of simple web design, by Ben Hunt

Saturday, March 19th, 2011

This is a must-read eBook for web designers everywhere. I keep hearing Ben’s voice in my head as I code: if in doubt, take it out. Simplify, simplify, simplify. Don’t waste space on unnecessary details! I had already noticed how quickly borders and other fancy tricks eat up valuable screen real estate. Ben Hunt takes […]

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CSS 3 Star Mandala Tutorial

Wednesday, March 9th, 2011

This tutorial is based on an article from css tricks showing how to create triangles with CSS3.   mandala   The basic principal is that you define a div with width: 0 and height:0, and then define three borders: two transparent borders on either side cut the third border into a sharp point (triangle), the […]

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Syling the Tweet feed widget

Saturday, March 5th, 2011

Today I decided to log in to twitter, something I have not done in quite a while – until a week or so ago. I had removed the twitter feed widget that I had on my page due to lack of use, but decided to give it another go. One potential advantage of having the […]

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