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20+ Modern CSS Frameworks

In this post we have an overview of the 20+ most popular CSS Frameworks; showcasing handpicked tutorials for using each of them.

CSS Pitfalls and How to Overcome Them

Every CSS coder has a laundry list of frustrations and counterintuitivenesses. Catalin Rosu solves a bunch of these problems here. Covers quick fixes for problems with: button styling, pseudo-elements, stretched CSS3 gradient background, (fake) gradient transitions, inline-block gaps, height: 100%, rounded table corners, and input box sizing.

Automatically numbering headings via CSS

This post shows you how to number HTML headings with CSS. That is, given the following HTML.

Venn Diagram entirely in CSS

A friend of mine alerted me this weekend to just how much I have a weird fascination with Venn diagrams. I decided to roll with it. So yeah, I have an irrational love of Venn diagrams. But that begs the question, can I make a Venn diagram with just CSS?

CSS Filter Effects in Action

With so many CSS filters to choose from, it will be fun to create image galleries in the future. Further in this article we’ll create a simple image gallery using CSS filters and the CSS3 :not selector.

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A Pragmatic Introduction to the HTML5 Fullscreen API

One thing which has been very important when it comes to creating special end user experiences have been the ability to show something fullscreen, effectively hiding all the other content etc. Web developers want to be able to trigger this too..and now we can!

HTML5 Form Validation with Style

Welcome to my third and final (although whenever I say that it typically leads to more posts, diversions, and experiments) on HTML5-based form validation. In the first entry I discussed how you could add simple server-side validation to your forms by just using HTML. In my second entry, I demonstrated how to add JavaScript for deeper, and customized validation. In this final entry, I'll discuss how to employ CSS to visually enhance your forms.

A Look at HTML5 Form Validation

I've previously looked at updates to form fields, but I had not really spent a lot of time looking at validation. I spent some time on it this week and have come away pretty impressed. Here is the first in a series of blog entries planned on the topic.

HTML5 Form Validation - The Constraint Validation API

In my last blog entry, I introduced the basic concepts of form validation under HTML5. The focus was on basic tag/attribute support. In other words, what could be done without writing JavaScript code. In today's entry I want to talk about how you can use JavaScript to further enhance and work with validation, specifically the Constraint Validation API.

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Creating a WebSocket-Chat-Application with Jetty and Glassfish

This article describes how to create a simple HTML5 chat application using WebSockets to connect to a Java back-end.

How to Display Numbers in JavaScript

This article explains how JavaScript displays numbers. It also examines when JavaScript uses exponential notation and when it uses fixed notation

JavaScript's Two Zeros

JavaScript has two zeros: -0 and +0. This post describes why this is the case, and where it matters in practice.

Developing with HTML5, CoffeeScript and Twitter's Bootstrap

Matt Raible builds the front-end of a workout app using CoffeeScript and Twitter's Bootstrap UI kit.

Backbone.js: Multiple Models

This tutorial attempts to answer that - showing you, step by step, how to structure a sample application (a simplistic forum), using Backbone-relational to expose inter-dependent models from a set of REST APIs.

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