July 2007 Archives - 2/2 - Broken Links Archive

The Current State of CSS 3

I’ve got a new post up at CSS3.info, which asks the question: What CSS 3 Can You Easily Use Right Now? The short answer is: none of it. Read the post for a more detailed explanation.


Creating page layouts from magazines

This is an idea I first read about in Andy Clarke’s excellent book, Transcending CSS (if you don’t have a copy already, you should really think about getting one), and was then reinforced by Jon Hicks’ presentation at @media 2007, How To Be A Creative Sponge. In both cases, they suggest using magazine layouts as inspiration for web design; I decided to go one step further, and rip off the design completely.

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Review: The Art & Science of CSS

As you may be aware, I write for CSS3.info every now and again. Joost, the brains behind the site, rewards me for my work by sending me the occasional web development book; I’d do it for free, to be honest (don’t tell him that, please), but it’s a nice little bonus.

The latest book I’ve received is The Art & Science of CSS by Cameron Adams, Jina Bolton, David Johnson, Steve Smith and Jonathan Snook. The subtitle — Create Inspirational, Standards-Based Web Designs, sums up very nicely what it’s all about.

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I’ve updated my Speaking page to include more conferences, more videos, and a little on my speaking requirements and preferences. I’m planning to cut down on the number of talks I give in 2014 (twelve is too many), but am always open to interesting offers and opportunities, so please get in touch if you’re organising an event.

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