Why I changed my mind about the main element

Published 5 years 4 months ago on January 24, 2013

I’m doing some more research on the <main> element which was recently added to the HTML5 spec. Hindsight is always 20/20 and finding this older piece about swaying opinions behind the element are very revealing. I love reading what Bruce Lawson has to say and have followed him for a longer time than I can […]

Using the HTML title attribute

Published 5 years 5 months ago on January 16, 2013

Some time ago, the title attribute took off like crazy. I’m confident it was as a result of some high profile SEO publications pushing it as another way to stuff your keywords into every single one of your pages. As with many of the gray SEO practices out there, there are many negative side effects […]

The main element

Published 5 years 5 months ago on January 15, 2013

Ever since the HTML5 Boilerplate debut, we’ve all likely been using some form of <div id=”main” role=”main” /> in our documents. If you took some time to research what the role=”main” bit was all about, you’d find that it’s intended to be the main content of a document. Sweet! For various reasons, though, a number […]

An Advanced Guide to HTML & CSS

Published 5 years 5 months ago on January 15, 2013

An Advanced Guide to HTML & CSS takes a deeper look at front-end design and development, expanding on what is covered in the beginner’s guide. Studying modern front-end development, this guide teaches the latest for any designer looking to round out their front-end skills. I’m sincerely impressed by this project. Not only is the design […]

Modular Front-End, the book

Published 5 years 9 months ago on September 4, 2012

Modular Front-End, the book. As what I would call a ‘front end guy’ primarily, I’ve worked with a number of ‘back end guys’ over the years who have taken it upon themselves to build out some views that I’ve needed. They’re the first to admit (a number of times) that the markup could be better, […]

Embedded Image in HTML

Published 5 years 11 months ago on July 9, 2012

http://lcamtuf.coredump.cx/squirrel/ This feels like a dirty, dirty hack, but it’s interesting nonetheless. (Squirrel!)

HTML for Icon Font Usage

Published 6 years 4 weeks ago on May 25, 2012

HTML for Icon Font Usage | CSS-Tricks. In my opinion icon fonts have proven themselves and are here to stay. They solve so many potential issues elegantly and can fit the bill in nearly every project. This article does a fantastic job in correlating all of the progress that’s been made in icon font research […]

holmes.css – CSS Markup Detective

Published 7 years 1 month ago on April 27, 2011

holmes.css – CSS Markup Detective. This is neat. Holmes is The CSS Markup Detective: Holmes is stand-alone diagnostic CSS stylesheet that can highlight potentially invalid, inaccessible or erroneous HTML(5) markup by adding one class. I like this because it’s in a way passive, but really useful. When I was really getting into Web Standards, I […]

Improving Your Process: Establishing Style Guides

Published 8 years 2 months ago on March 29, 2010

I’m becoming increasingly comfortable with the idea that at least some form of style guide, whether on a team or individually, is an extremely important part of the process. It helps with everything from readability to quality control and especially helps a team become that much more cohesive.

Flexible Web Design Book Review

Published 8 years 6 months ago on December 7, 2009

Flexible Web Design by Zoe Mickley Gillenwater is a book on modern Web design focusing on liquid and elastic CSS layouts.

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