Posts for August, 2009
I don't much like reset stylesheets. They make extra work when creating CSS and are an extra request for the browser to make to build a page.
Published in CSS on Sunday, August 23rd, 2009
Prototype chaining is used to build new types of objects based on existing ones. It has a very similar job to inheritance in a class based language.
SVG images are an interesting options for CSS backgrounds because they're small to download, easy to create and have many powerful features that aren't possible using CSS3 alone.
Published in CSS on Wednesday, August 12th, 2009
Inline-block is a halfway point between setting an element's display to inline or to block. It keeps the element in the inline flow of the document like display:inline does, but you can manipulate the element's box attributes (width, height and vertical margins) like you can with display:block.
Published in CSS on Sunday, August 9th, 2009
Two little code snippets for recycling IIS6 application pools in through .NET code.
Published in .NET on Sunday, August 9th, 2009
The story of how Joe and I used our favourite web tools to organise our wedding and share the experience with the people who couldn't be there.
Published in Programming, Tools, Web development on Saturday, August 1st, 2009