Monday, May 30th, 2022
Saturday, May 28th, 2022
Prompted by my recent post on
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Thursday, October 8th, 2020
A follow-up to full-bleed layout post I linked to recently. Here’s how you can get the same effect with using CSS grid.
I like the use of the principle of least power not just in the choice of languages, but within the application of a language.
Monday, October 5th, 2020
When you’ve got a single centered column but you want something (like an image) to break out and span the full width.
Thursday, September 6th, 2018
Take a perfectly useful standardised measurement of length, weight, speed or time, and convert to something far less useful (but much more fun).
Sunday, June 25th, 2017
This is a fun game (I scored a measly 73/100). The idea is to develop a feeling for the balance between font-size, line-height, and line length …just like the three sides of an equilateral triangle.
Too many of them still set line-height, font size and line width as independent features when in fact they should all be considered together. The equilateral triangle is a perfect representation of how the three features work in harmony.
Wednesday, May 13th, 2009
Jackson is gathering data to test on-screen readability. Sign up and join in.
Saturday, July 23rd, 2005
Suck it up, ya fixed width losers: your favourite escape clause has just been deflated. "Twenty college-age students read news articles displayed in 35, 55, 75, or 95 characters per line (cpl) from a computer monitor. Results showed that passages formatte