There have been quite a few good typography roundups posted around recently with varying levels of design focus. This roundup of resources and articles directly useful to the everyday web designer.
Supersized is a jQuery plugin that automatically sizes (background) images to the size of the browser and runs them as a slideshow. It is lightweight and plays nice with all browsers.
Ever define a border weight in CSS only to find it heavier in Internet Explorer? Today’s tip is on keeping consistent border width across browsers when using shorthand.
If you’re familiar with CSS shorthand, you’ll know that border width can be described in either exact units (pixels), or through one of several more general terms (like thin).
Flex can’t do it all alone. While it’s possible to build a RIA in strictly ActionScript 3.0 or Flex 3’s MXML, sometimes you have to be familiar with both methods to get the best result.
In this post we’ll look at two ways of making one of the most common components in Flash and Flex development: the label.
I’ve noticed recently that many of the techniques used by top designers are actually quite simple. It’s how these simple elements are pieced together that makes a design brilliant. Today we’ll be looking at the first one of these highly effective, yet strikingly simple design methods with the use of CSS borders.
Having trouble finding a good color scheme? Color scheme inspirations will aim to fix that! Each post, we’ll pick out a topic and build color schemes out of it to inspire.
In honor of winter migration, this round of color schemes come from our airborne friends.
(Thumbnail by essjay via Flickr)
Since starting this blog just under two months ago, I’ve met a lot of truly interesting people in the web design niche. Still being a student myself, I particularly love finding others in my age group doing big things on the internet.
Matthew Kammerer of UX Booth is an excellent example of how age doesn’t matter when it comes to success on the web. I had an opportunity this past week to ask him some questions about his background, projects, and future plans. The results are below in Build Internet’s inaugural interview.