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Adding CSS support to HTML5 in IE6, IE7 & IE8

This is another diamond in the rough I found today. We’re all moving to HTML5, but IE 6-8 has to make it difficult (what’s different, right?). Well, you can get IE to cooperate on a basic level with this little trick. See John Resig’s examples for simple instructions on how to use it. Basically, IE [...]

Tiled Background designer

Very cool background designer: http://bgpatterns.com/

Web Design Helpers

I just ran into two nifty web design helpers: ProCSSor – ever edited your CSS in Dreamweaver, Notepad, Notepad 2, in-browser editor and some other program at work you don’t remember?  Then you know what it’s like to see your CSS go to pot.  ProCSSor re-prettifies your CSS automatically. Maki – an app that you [...]

Web Style Guide 3

I’ve read the entire Web Style Guide 3 and love it.  It is essential to solid web design, as well as planning and production phases in web development.  As a relatively new medium, there are not yet time-tested conventions and standards for web design and development, compared to print which has been around for 500 years.  The [...]