CSS shaders “define a filter effects extensibility mechanism and provide rich, easily animated visual effects to all HTML5 content.” They work particularly well with CSS animations and CSS transitions, but they even work on video & SVG animations. Introducing CSS Shaders: Cinematic effects for the web →
Adobe’s aforementioned CSS Regions and CSS Exclusions (which can be faked via The Box Office, a tool I once wrote a long (long!) time ago) have landed in Webkit/Chromium and in IE10 preview. Demos can be seen in the video below (starting from 1:10)
SMACSS (pronounced “smacks”) is an attempt to document a consistent approach to site development when using CSS. Great work by Jonathan Snook. Especially love the chapter “Depth of Applicability” SMACSS: Scalable and Modular Architecture for CSS →
Although it’s easy to forget, a vendor prefix basically means: this stuff is not finished, and might change in the future – use at you own peril … A fine example: Angles in gradients subject to change →
A nice overview summing it all up.
Some of the experimental features Tab Atkins — a guy who’s on the Chrome team and part of the CSSWG — is working on (aka how we will most likely write CSS in the near future)
“I can’t stand how the close button for tabs is on the right. On the Mac, close goes on the left.”— John Gruber (#) Last night I whipped up a tad of CSS to position the tab close buttons in Firefox 4 (currently in Beta) on the left hand side of the tab. The CSS […]
Rounded corners are hot. They have been for a long time and still are. Recently things got a whole lot easier due to the fact that lots of browsers started supporting (their vendor specific prefixed version of) border-radius. One of the problems with it is that border-radius cannot be used on images. Tim Van Damme […]