Posts filed under ‘Technology’
For those that haven’t switched to a Mac yet here are some stats that might wow you from the Mojave Experiment website:
- Vista is 60% less likely to get infected by Malware than SP2… Mac is about 0% likely
- Windows Vista is compatible with 200 Security programs… I don’t need a single one… I have a mac
- 37% of vista users say they are “somewhat likely” to recommend it to others
- 46% of current Windows users said they are somewhat satisfied with Vista
For some reason I’m not really itching to give Vista another look.
One of the most practical articles you’ll read in a while on CSS was published in A List Apart this week: How to Size Text in CSS. Alhamdulillah I’ve been struggling with trying to figure out which way to size CSS texts.
No, this is not one of those charity posts.
It’s all about my favourite plugin. Imagine a plugin that could improve
the typography of your page with no complicated setup. Controlling type
online can at times be difficult. However, things have just gotten a
whole lot easier with the release of the Typogrify plugin.
A nice new acronym for a basic concept that should be deeply ingrained into every webdeveloper/frontend developer is making the rounds. POSH – Plain Old Semantic HTML.
To start writing semantic markup, you need to:
- Validate your HTML
- Stop using tables for layout
- Use semantic elements and attributes for their intended purpose
- Use semantic class names and id values
- Use as little HTML as will get the job done
456 Berea St summarizes a solution to the problem of screen readers ignoring “display:none”.
EDIT: Related to this is Alex Griffioen’s How to make sexy buttons with CSS that uses the sliding doors technique.
Found via many sites is the awesome Blueprint CSS Framework developed by Olav Bjorkoy.
Andy Budd explains Margin Collapsing. I was having problems with a CSS design but this helped me solve it.
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