What you might not know about text-decoration
The CSS style of
text-decoration is used very often but only at a very basic level. This style actually has some hidden powers that could be very very useful for you.
Let’s explore what I have found a lot of developers did not know about
text-decoration. Continue reading
Responsive Dropdown Multi-Level Menu
Creating a responsive menu seems something really easy until you start getting into responsive multi-level dropdown menus. There are hundreds of plugins out there that can do it for you but you do not always need them (as good as some of them are), you can quite easily create one yourself without a lot of code. Continue reading
Responsive Web Design and Wireframing
At my place of work I was recently tasked with educating the design team and operations team on responsive deisgn and how to wireframe for a responsive site project.
The presentation was very well received and I thought it would be another nice item for me to share with you all.
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Designers Become Front-enders Part 2: Coding Your First Webpage
So you have read my first tutorial designers become front enders part 1 and now you want to start using some of what you have learnt with html and css. Well ok let’s go for it!
The Gift Finder
So when shopping over Christmas online I found myself having to put in the same filters all the time on a number of different sites to get to what I wanted. So it gave me an idea, and this is the result http://the-gift-finder.co.uk/ Continue reading
A quick note none of this is set in stone, find your own way that works and use that. This is just a guide from what has been found best practices and what generally works. Continue reading
Retro Website Inspiration
I thought I would share what inspired me for a retro website I worked on and perhaps it could help inspire you. Continue reading
The Use of Basic Shapes and Colour in Design / The Influence of the Bauhaus
Triangle, Square, Circle: A Psychological Test
1. Fill in these three forms with the colours yellow, red, and blue.
The colouring is to fill the form in each case.
2. If possible, provide an explanation for your choice of colour below. Continue reading
Designers Become Front-enders Part 1
At figleaves.com recently the design team that are mostly pure designers expressed an interest in learning HTML and CSS.
They have little to no knowledge of any HTML so I thought about it and wondered as alien as it seems to me how many people out there using the web or designing for it actually don’t know what it is made of and would be interested in learning how to do it. Hence the reason for this blog post, it is the first part in what I will be teaching to the designers here so they can have a better understanding of what my team do and perhaps teach themselves to do it as well. Continue reading