Creating Responsive Images with CSS

Dec 17 2014 by Jacob Gube | 4 Comments

In this tutorial, you will learn the simplest technique for achieving responsive images.

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Why the :visited Pseudo-class is Strange

Dec 15 2014 by Jacob Gube | 3 Comments

Modern browsers have severely restrained the CSS properties that developers can use in a style rule that uses the :visited link pseudo-class. If you’re unfamiliar with this oddball pseudo-class, you may be wondering why your site’s visited links aren’t rendering as expected.

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A Guide to CSS RGBA Colors

Nov 19 2014 by Jacob Gube | 2 Comments

RGBA is a type of CSS color value that allows us to set a color and also its opacity/transparency.

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How to Create CSS Ghost Buttons

Nov 17 2014 by Jacob Gube | No Comments

A popular web design trend this year is the "ghost button", which is simply a button with a border and a transparent background color. You can read more detailed discussions about the ghost button design trend on SitePoint and DesignModo.

In this tutorial, I’ll show you how to create several styles of ghost buttons using CSS.

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A Quick Overview of CSS calc()

Nov 7 2014 by Jacob Gube | 7 Comments

The CSS calc() property expression lets us perform simple calculations in our stylesheets.

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A Close Look at CSS Box Shadow

Oct 17 2014 by Jacob Gube | 2 Comments

The CSS box-shadow property can be used to give block elements a drop shadow or an inner shadow. Let’s take a close look at this CSS property.

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A List of CSS Style Guides for Inspiration

Sep 26 2014 by Jacob Gube | 1 Comment

Creating a set of CSS conventions — often called a CSS style guide — can streamline your web development workflow. It’s useful for large teams and solo developers alike.

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