Parallax Scrolling Effect – 12 Tutorials and Resources

I try not to succumb to the lure of new design tricks but alas I am human. While I have been able to avoid several recent design trends, I must confuse the “wow” of parallax scrolling grabbed me by the brain and hypnotized me for some time. I was so stricken that several previous design concepts for […]

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40 Web Fonts for Body Copy

Few words can describe the euphoria I felt upon learning of widespread @font-face support. The time and effort once required to make typographically pleasing websites would be reduced forever. The very notion of dropping tools like Cufon, sIFR and image replacement had me grinning ear for ear. And what of body copy? Designers could finally […]

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Safe Ways to Code a Site in HTML5 Now

I will be the first to say that it is questionable if HTML5 is really a realistic technology to use at this point. In most instances there is no reason to use a technology that is not widely supported when we have good options that are. That being said there are reasons to use HTML5, […]

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The Business Case for Microformats

There is so much that happens with web design it is easy to miss important pieces of technology. After all there are new technologies introduced all the time and a lot of the time they are never adopted (*cough* silverlight *cough*). I hate to say it that Microformats was never high on my radar. Over […]

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Best techniques for modern font implementation

Great designs take advantage of typography. The days of limited font choices and poor anti aliasing by browsers are long gone. Here are four modern font implementation techniques as well their pros & cons, examples & resources. All of which allow for proper semantic markup of content. Font Stack Pros Works in all major browser […]

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Is HTML5 “Book Ready”?

In many ways I am a creature of habit. There are some things that I end up doing every morning, often with out thinking about it. Morning cup of coffee, brush my teeth and waste time looking through delicious.com/popular…. Today, staring back at my on the list of popular bookmarks was a holding page for […]

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How to Create Inset Text With CSS3

The new CSS3 properties being adopted by browser manufactures gives us whole new ways to creatively style our websites without having to resort to images, javascript or flash. As more people start to play with the CSS3 properties you can expect new ways to use them that might not be in ways that you would […]

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Most Used CSS Tricks

Earlier before I have written an article about current best CSS hacks which you can see here And now here’s the list of today’s most used CSS tricks – tips. I have added image examples for most of them because of critics on CSS hacks article. If you think I have missed any please let […]

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10 Best CSS Hacks

If you are front end coder you must know how important is to make cross browses, valid CSS and xHTML code. And also you must know how much time we are spending in all those hacks and fixes for various browsers. I’ve written about some of them earlier on PNG transparency issues, Yellow fields in […]

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PNG Transparency Issues

If you are CSS coder, you’ve probably ran in to png transparency problems many times. Even Microsoft is having problems with it in IE6. So I’ll tell you few problems and solutions I’ve handled so far. First one is if you need just simple transparent image, without some special needs for example backgrounds etc. The […]

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