Tags: reference



Wednesday, May 31st, 2017

Responsive Design for Motion | WebKit

A really great overview of using prefers-reduced-motion to tone down CSS animations.

This post was written by James Craig, and I’m going to take this opportunity to say a big “thank you!” to James for all the amazing accessibility work he has been doing at Apple through the years. The guy’s a goddamn hero!

Monday, November 28th, 2016

CSS Reference - A free visual guide to the most popular CSS properties.

A whole lotta CSS properties and values gathered together in one place. The one-page view is a bit overwhelming, but search and collections can get you to the right bit lickety-split.

Friday, April 15th, 2016

A Complete Guide to CSS Grid Layout | Chris House

This guide to CSS grid layout is the perfect companion piece to Rachel’s Grid by Example.

Monday, December 7th, 2015

Gethtml - all the html elements

The A-Z of HTML, with an example for each and every element. Comprehensive and impressive.

Monday, July 14th, 2014


A handy reference for HTML, CSS, and JavaScript features. Each feature has a bare-bones demo at a nice guessable URL e.g. http://simpl.info/datalist/

Monday, November 29th, 2010

iOS Fonts

A handy list of installed fonts on the iPhone and iPad.

Monday, October 11th, 2010

HTML5 accessibility

A handy table of new HTML5 elements and whether or not they are exposed to assistive technology.

Thursday, January 14th, 2010

jQuery 1.4 iPhone reference app - O! Mr Speaker!

A great portable jQuery reference. No app store required — this uses offline storage.

Thursday, November 19th, 2009

Glossary | HTML5 Doctor

A very handy glossary of HTML5 from the medical professionals at HTML5 Doctor.

Tuesday, July 21st, 2009

The Typography Manual - For the iPhone and iPod Touch

A glossary of typography that you can carry around with you.

Thursday, July 16th, 2009

Table of Condiments

Table of Condiments That Periodically Go Bad

Tuesday, June 2nd, 2009

Wednesday, January 28th, 2009


This addition to Firebug is rather excellent: a built in reference for whatever you're inspecting.

Sunday, August 3rd, 2008

A Whole Lotta Nothing – Apple’s Blind Side

Sometimes Apple gets it wrong and Microsoft gets it right. That's certainly the case for users with low-vision.

Thursday, May 15th, 2008

Google Doctype - Google Code

This looks like it could be a very valuable resource indeed: a user-contributed and edited reference for HTML, CSS and JavaScript.

Thursday, February 14th, 2008

jQuery 1.2 Cheat Sheet :: www.gscottolson.com/weblog/

A handy cheat sheet of jQuery methods to print out and keep on hand.

Thursday, February 7th, 2008

Research Tools | Economist.com | Economist.com

The Economist style guide: the "dos and don'ts" section is particularly useful.

Wednesday, December 19th, 2007

Clichés are hard

An offhand remark I made on Twitter spurs Dom on to do a whole lotta research on character encoding in class names.

Tuesday, November 27th, 2007

W3C DOM Compatibility - HTML

PPK has once again been doing sterling work. He's updated the DOM compatibility chart and things are actually looking pretty good.

Friday, November 23rd, 2007

Safari CSS Reference

A comprehensive list of all the CSS properties supported in Safari including "a number of properties that are not supported for developer use."