A really interesting proposal for more logic constructs in CSS: when/else conditions. At first glance, this looks like it would complicate the language (and one of the most powerful features of CSS is its simplicity), but when you dig a bit deeper you realise that there’s nothing new enabled by this extra syntax—it actually simplifies what’s already possible.
Friday, May 27th, 2016
Saturday, April 17th, 2010
A beautiful call to arms against engineerism in design. Software cries out for love.
Thursday, August 2nd, 2007
I suspect David Sleight was hovering over Catherine Holahan's shoulder while she wrote this.
Thursday, August 10th, 2006
The devil can cite scripture for his own purpose... and now I can cite Nielsen: "...use a liquid layout that stretches well for any resolution, from 800x600 to 1280x1024."