- *Programming What is the best comment in source code you have ever encountered?
- stop(); // Hammertime!
- *HTML/CSS Semantically speaking: Why CSS frameworks make sense
- After a good banter back-and-forth with my colleague here on the New Internationalist Web Team about CSS frameworks, I thought it would be helpful to jot down the key themes of the debate and possible solutions. Hopefully this will benefit other teams that are managing large collections of inter-linked sites that evolve over long periods of time.
- *HTML/CSS Sass - Syntactically Awesome Stylesheets
- Sass is CSS, plus nested rules, variables, mixins, and more, all in a concise, readable syntax. Sass is a meta-language on top of CSS that’s used to describe the style of a document cleanly and structurally, with more power than flat CSS allows. Sass both provides a simpler, more elegant syntax for CSS and implements various features that are useful for creating manageable stylesheets.
- *HTML/CSS Web-Based Tools for Optimizing, Formatting and Checking CSS
- Stylesheets can get large real quickly, both in terms of length and file size. To ensure that your web pages render correctly and quickly, here’s a compilation of some of the best free, web-based CSS optimizers/compressors, code formatters, and validation services.
- *HTML/CSS Style Switchers Showcase and Resources
- Style switchers can be used to give visitors more options according to their preferences, or they can be used simply to add something dynamic and interesting to the site. The potential uses are nearly limitless but some common approaches include using style switchers to give choices in terms of background images, color schemes, font sizes, and layout.
- *HTML/CSS Selectivizr - CSS3 pseudo-class and attribute selectors for IE 6-8