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CSS Colours and Colors: A nicer color palette for the web CSS Colours presents all the standard CSS colours in nice large swatches. Mouse over the swatch for hex and RGB values. Colors provides much nicer versions of a subset of the default CSS colours. They’re a bit less saturated, the black isn’t pure; generally […]

JQuery function to absolutely position elements in a table cell

While table cells in HTML may look like block elements, they’re not, and thus you can’t absolutely position things inside them. I’ve been using a script that I’ve had for ages to get around this. The script would add a helper div around the contents of every cell that was relatively positioned. The benefit of […]

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Beautiful Web Type I love typography, and am genuinely excited about how much freedom adoption of font-face provides. I am also pretty clueless about fonts. This site showcases some of the nicest faces in the Google Web Fonts directory. 5 Use Cases for Icon Fonts If you’ve just encountered icon fonts (say in a framework), […]

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HTML5 Bones HTML5 Bones is more a starter project than a template or framework. It’s a well structured, well commented HTML file, and includes Normalize.css for sane resets and HTML5Shiv.js to make IE<9 act like a modern browser. Throw in box-sizing declarations and a box-sizing polyfill, and you’ve got my starter project. Only much better. […]