Posts Tagged ‘CSS’

april 30th, 2012 - 13:58 § in Webdesign

20 Pure Websites with Clean White Backgrounds

20 Pure Websites with Clean White Backgrounds Whenever we start work designing a website one of the first things we always do is throw a bunch of colours and textures onto the canvas, but sometimes a design will benefit from the clean and crisp appearance of a pure white background. This showcase ro[...]

april 30th, 2012 - 13:57 § in Webdesign

The state of responsive advertising: the publishers’ perspective

Responsive web design is arguably the hottest topic in web design today, but how do you monetise responsive sites? Matthew Snyder and Etai Koren, co-founders of ResponsiveAds, present the biggest issues and come up with some solutions With the explosive growth of smartphone devices and tablets, 2010[...]

april 30th, 2012 - 13:57 § in Webdesign

Fluid CSS3 Slideshow with Parallax Effect

View demo Download source In this tutorial, we are going to create a slideshow with a parallax effect with the help of some CSS3 properties. We’ll use radio buttons and sibling combinators for controlling which slide is shown. There will be two backgrounds and the idea is to change the background [...]

april 30th, 2012 - 13:57 § in Webdesign

20 Awesome Resources for Twitter Bootstrap Lovers

Twitter Bootstrap has simply exploded in the web development community. There will always be skeptics and haters but on the whole the project has been a smashing success and can constantly be seen at the top of the Forked and Watched charts at GitHub. As a result of Bootstrap’s fame, lots of great[...]

april 30th, 2012 - 07:56 § in Webdesign

Front-Trends 2012

Last night I landed back in a cold, miserable Leeds after spending what was by far the most exciting, amazing and fun few days I’ve ever had—as a speaker at Front-Trends. Some time last year I was invited to speak at the conference, the first of its type I have ever spoken at; ‘nervous’ does[...]

april 29th, 2012 - 13:53 § in Webdesign

The single responsibility principle applied to CSS

Having just spoken at the Front-Trends conference in Warsaw, I’ve decided to expand on something which my talk mentioned a lot: classes. My talk covered how to build big, scalable front-ends and one of the key factors involved in doing so is sensible and generous use of abstracted classes. One thi[...]

april 28th, 2012 - 13:48 § in Webdesign

Yahoo!’s Doug Crockford On JavaScript

Yahoo!’s Doug Crockford On JavaScript By Jacob Cook April 27th, 2012 JavaScript, Workflow 4 Comments Welcome to the first in a new series of interviews called “How I Work”. These interviews revolve around how thinkers and creators in the Web world design, code, and create. The goal is not to g[...]

april 28th, 2012 - 07:48 § in Webdesign

9 Awesome WordPress Galleries for Your Inspiration

If you are developing a website or blog on WordPress and need a little design inspiration, then you are in luck. In today’s post, we are going to look at nine galleries that showcase the power, functionality, and design capabilities of sites on the WordPress platform. We have also included traffic[...]

april 27th, 2012 - 19:47 § in Webdesign

The next chapter of responsive web design

Responsive web design has been a hot topic for the last couple of years. And why not? The ingredients of a flexible grid, flexible images and media queries are a powerful recipe to help us serve websites to screens of varying sizes. But we should not stop there. To be truly responsive, we must meet [...]

april 27th, 2012 - 19:47 § in Webdesign

Five responsive web design pitfalls to avoid

There are number of nasty traps to avoid when making your site responsive. Brad Frost of R/GA reveals five of the biggest ones and how to sidestep them Creating great responsive experiences requires a hell of a lot more than media queries. If you think creating squishy layouts is all this responsive[...]