• Use CSS3 Now!

    by Tom Kenny

    I posted a quick tutorial yesterday showing how to use a simple CSS3 technique to spin some icons on hover. I’ve posted CSS3 tutorials before but all of a sudden this latest one has already received a few negative comments complaining that they can’t use CSS3 yet. Of course you can! Get over the way […]

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  • Hardboiled CSS3 Media Queries

    by Tom Kenny

    Andy Clarke offers a comprehensive starting point for media queries based on the specs of different devices such as smartphones and iPad as well as varying screen sizes. Apparently they’re part of a wider toolkit that he’ll be releasing with his book coming soon which is almost certainly going to be worth the wait.

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  • Use of CSS3 Goodness for GMail on the iPad

    by Tom Kenny

    An interesting note when writing translations in CSS3 for the iPad: … it seems that 2D translations are not hardware-accelerated. But, since any 2D translation is equivalent to a corresponding 3D translation with the same translations in the x and y and no translation in the z axis, it is easy to use a hardware accelerated translate3d(x, […]

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  • Browser Prefixes aren’t as Evil as you Think

    by Tom Kenny

    Eric Meyer’s excellent thoughts on why browser prefixes are not as bad as some people make them out to be and I completely agree. So the next time you find yourself grumbling about declaring the same thing four times, once for each browser, remember that the pain is temporary. It’s a little like a vaccine—the […]

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  • Tools and Resources to Improve your Typography on the Web

    by Tom Kenny

    Typography on the web has previously been confined to a set of web-safe fonts due to their dependance of being on every computer but now that has changed. It’s one of the most satisfying and rewarding aspects of web design when you get it right but can also be one of the most difficult to do so. Here are some tools, resources and free fonts to help you on your quest for quality typography.

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