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There are many different coding styles, some do not like indentation, some like to capitalize certain things, others like to add more than one element on a line, the main train of thought is they are all after one common thing: organization and better code. Without influencing my coding style, we’ll discuss ten tips for […]

Creating Your Own XHTML & CSS Framework

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A lot of developers like to use a framework when they code. While frameworks can save you valuable coding time, I believe using pre-made frameworks to sometimes be limiting and unproductive. Of course, I’m talking about pre-made HTML and CSS frameworks like Yahoo’s YUI or the 960gs framework, not WordPress, Drupal or some full-featured CMS. […]

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Grids are an invisible foundation that structure the websites we develop and design. This invisible foundation makes it possible for rapid development, concise code, and a much more organized layout. Of course you’re not obligated to use a grid, and grid-less websites are fine if the random structure is intended, however, if avoidance of a […]

In Depth CSS Part 4: New CSS3 Styles

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In the first part of In Depth CSS we talked about margins, padding and the box model. Our second post was on the difference between floats and positions and our third post was all about text. In the fourth, and last, part of our In Depth CSS series, we’ll talk about several new CSS3 features […]

CSS In Depth Part 3: All About Text

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In the first part of the CSS In Depth series, we talked about Margins, Padding & the Box Model. Last week in the second part of the series, we also discussed the differences between Floats & Positions. This week in part 3 of our CSS In Depth series, we’ll discuss something more visual and design […]

CSS In Depth Part 2: Floats & Positions

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Last week, in the first of our CSS In Depth post, we discussed the difference between paddings and margins, and what the box model is. This week we’ll be discussing positions and floats as well as what the differences are and when it’s best to use them. Both floats and positions deal with the relationship […]

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