June 22nd, 2011 - CSS, Frontend - No Comments

Sprite Cow helps you get the background-position, width and height of sprites within a spritesheet as a nice bit of copyable CSS. How useful is that?

Retro social icon set

June 21st, 2011 - Design, Icon Sets - 3 Comments

A brand new icon set from @pinkmoustache is now online on her site. 25 social icons, 4 different color schemes, 2 resolutions (48×48 – 60×60). So great and more than enough, go get them!

CSS3 animations and their jQuery equivalents

June 18th, 2011 - CSS, Frontend, jQuery - No Comments

A really nice comparison chart with demos can be found over at marcofolio.net. The chart provides a small set of animations that we can create using pure CSS3 (webkit browsers only at the moment) and their equivalents using jQuery.


pdf.js: Rendering PDF with HTML5 and JavaScript

June 17th, 2011 - Frontend, HTML5, Javascript - No Comments

pdf.js is a technology demonstrator prototype to explore whether the HTML5 platform is complete enough to faithfully and efficiently render the ISO 32000-1:2008 Portable Document Format (PDF) without native code assistance.

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CSS Lint – Improve your CSS Code

June 16th, 2011 - CSS, Frontend - No Comments

Nicholas Zakas and Nicole Sullivan released a really great tool called CSS Lint which according to its authors:

CSS Lint is a tool to help point out problems with your CSS code. It does basic syntax checking as well as applying a set of rules to the code that look for problematic patterns or signs of inefficiency. The rules are all pluggable, so you can easily write your own or omit ones you don’t want.

The project is open source and available at github.