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Continuing on my journey to find the proper set of fonts for my website, I was a little surprised to see the way the different vendors handle native fonts in CSS. In this realm, there are three players that handle both the OS and the browser: Apple ...
Oct 26, 2014
11:19:00 PM
As you discovered with my previous entry, I was looking for nice condensed web fonts (read: native) for my headings. Well, I found plenty for everyone but for Chrome on Windows. Chrome issue is troublesome for me because this combination represent 30% of ...
Oct 15, 2014
6:08:00 AM
I was looking to freshen up my blog's CSS. It's that time of the year. After looking here and there, I decided I wanted a condensed font for my headings. Sans Serif. This seemed like the right thing to do. A condensed font is a font that is a little ...
Oct 11, 2014
2:29:00 PM
Is it possible that a single company be responsible for both the best browser out there along with the worst one? As it turns out, yes it is possible, and yes it does exist: Google. Since the first release of Chrome, it has become my browser of choice: ...
Jun 24, 2013
5:24:00 AM
Yes, Opera will soon be using WebKit as its rendering engine instead of the custom built Presto. Now, for the average web developer that didn't bother testing on Opera (desktop and/or mobile, and/or mini) it will not change anything. For web developers ...
Feb 13, 2013
7:48:00 AM
In this second article, we will focus on the buttons bar at the top of many iOS apps. Below one live example: We will see the toolbar, buttons (in two states: active or not), and tabs. Hop on to see the details.
Dec 18, 2012
3:20:00 AM
In this entries series I will show how to make UI elements that look like iOS ones. This includes buttons, tabs and toolbars. This approach is entirely based on HTML and CSS and calls for no image. The point is for these elements to be more lightweight ...
Dec 4, 2012
1:14:42 AM
From a developer's perspective, a web application (called a website back in the days) is made of two parts: The server side code and the client side code. Writing a program for a web browser is something different than writing for a server. Most of the ...
Nov 19, 2012
11:30:50 PM
I've written quite a few articles on the css3 media queries and I thought I'd clarify my work on the subject and give a little more info on the context of these articles. First of all, what I wanted to do was to build a database of the various values ...
Oct 24, 2012
7:36:00 AM
Now that Apple has announced their iPad lineup for the holidays, it's about time to think how our websites are going to work on it. The 4th generation iPad looks like it has the exact same screen as the 3rd generation iPad. So nothing should change. ...
Oct 24, 2012
12:55:48 AM
From the rest of the media queries articles, I've been able to deduce a number of things regarding the usage of media queries on a website. Here is my first feedback on this regard. You will also find here various tips and advices that I've collected ...
Oct 23, 2012
1:32:29 AM
I've been writing a series of articles about the CSS3 media queries. Here is an index of these articles, just to get a shot at organizing this. The testbed Before taking the test, come here have a look at the context in which I run the test. ...
Oct 22, 2012
1:18:56 PM
I've set up a test page to find out the media features values of a device. Since then, I've been doing some testing with various devices. Here are the results of my investigations. You will find values for number of various computer setups after the ...
Oct 22, 2012
9:00:22 AM
I've set up a test page to find out the media features values of a device. Since then, I've been doing some testing with various devices. Here are the results of my investigations. You will find values for number of mobile devices / browsers after the ...
Oct 18, 2012
1:05:00 AM
In the world of web design, we often talk about responsive design. The concept is really simple: Design your content to flow normally on a small screen (say, an iPhone), and then work your way up by adding so-called media queries to add stuff when you ...
Oct 15, 2012
1:31:00 PM
After a bit of a fiasco last week, Firefox 16 has been released (along with SeaMonkey 2.13 more recently). The most notable addition in this release is the new CSS attributes that are now unprefixed (but still work prefixed) about animations, transforms ...
Oct 15, 2012
2:37:00 AM
I've been designing websites that adapt to the width of their browser since my very first website in 1995. Back then, it pretty much meant paragraphs that are wider on a larger screen. If anything, it looked weird. But I could not let myself waste all ...
Oct 11, 2012
2:18:00 PM
It most certainly looks like it's the intent. The major contributors behind the website do add some credibility to the claim: W3C, Google, mozilla, Microsoft, Opera, Apple, Adobe, facebook, HP, NOKIA. Well... that's ... impressive. Go and take a look for ...
Oct 8, 2012
10:15:00 PM
Here are the resources I use most when it comes to responsive design, html or plain css needs. In other words my bookmarks. Use them as you wish, and many thanks to them for their work. This page will evolve as I find new resources of course. CSS3 ...
Oct 7, 2012
2:06:00 AM