I recently had a project that required some specific tuning to the tracking of the text – particularly with the headings and on display text. Browsers have come a long way in their capabilities, and now we have the letter-spacing property. This controls the tracking of the letters and allows you to get extra creative with […]
NB: This isn’t going to be a breakdown of BEM, just a few links to a few resources and a runaway thought-train. I’ve tended to be quite organic with my CSS over the years, modifying it as I learn new things. Really the only rules were use a reset/base, alphabetise properties and don’t use !importants. […]
Shortly before I left 3wise, I began work on converting Flash animations to CSS. Due to project constraints I only finished one myself. I’m sharing it in case it helps anyone. The CSS isn’t perfect, but there’s stuff in there you can pick apart for your own use.
Attention to detail is paramount in design. Sometimes it’s the little things which can make or break a design or engage a user just that little bit more. My favourite example of this at the moment is the footer in the new Tapbots site. Notice the very subtle highlight of the grey and the text […]
I’ve been testing a lot of our sites in IE8 the past couple of days. Today I noticed that the little broken page icon that appears next to the address bar was missing from the IE8 welcome page. Now I found this to be curious as as far as I’m aware (I could be wrong […]