Articles Posted in the css3 Category

  • Beyond Bootstrap and Foundation: Frameworks You’ve Never Heard Of

    Front-end frameworks like Twitter bootstrap, Foundation by ZURB and others are great for creating beautiful, responsive, cross-browser friendly web sites quickly and easily without the need to learn a lot of code or best practices.…

  • A Look at DevDocs.io

    How often do you go through the following process when coding? Need a insert programming language here function definition and examples Google for said function Click first result which is either w3schools if you’re out…

  • Web Performance Tricks – Beyond the Basics

    This article was sponsored by New Relic. Thank you for supporting the sponsors who make possible! We’ve had a lot of performance talk over the years here at , and we believe it’s time to…

  • 10 Tougher Tasks to Reduce Page Weight

    10 Tougher Tasks to Reduce Page Weight

    This entry is part 2 of 4 in the series Reducing Page Weight In my previous article, 10 Quick and Easy Fixes to Reduce Page Weight, I discussed basic techniques that slim your site without…

  • 10 of the Best Web Page Weight Analysis Tools

    This entry is part 3 of 4 in the series Reducing Page Weight Unless you continually monitor page weight, you won’t know how your diet is progressing. The average page now exceeds 1.7Mb and increased…

  • The Three Typography Books All Frontend People Should Read (and Why)

    In 2006, Swiss-based Information Architect, Oliver Reichenstein, estimated 95% of all information on the web was text-based. He reasoned that therefore, web design was 95% typography. Although photojournalists, Netflix and Youtube might argue otherwise, in…

  • 10 Drastic Ways to Avoid Website Obesity

    10 Drastic Ways to Avoid Website Obesity

    This entry is part 4 of 4 in the series Reducing Page Weight Webpage weight-loss diets are tough. You can implement some quick fixes. Perhaps you’ve taken tougher action such as optimizing your CSS and…

  • The Current Generation of CSS3 Selectors

    After CSS 2.1, the W3C added a whole slew of new selectors to help us target elements in unique ways. Just about all of these selectors have excellent browser support, so you can — and…

  • Sass: Mixin or Placeholder?

    Sass: Mixin or Placeholder?

    When I started playing with Sass about a year and a half ago, one thing that took me some time to understand was the difference between including a mixin and extending a placeholder. Actually even…

  • Writing an Awesome Build Script with Grunt

    Writing an Awesome Build Script with Grunt

    Grunt is a fantastic build system for web development, but it can be tricky to set up. In this guide, you’ll learn to configure Grunt to build a modern web project. When you’re done, your…