For those who layout their websites with grids it is very common to use grid systems like grid the 960 GRID SYSTEM. The bugging thing about it is always to prepare a corresponding photoshop file. But now the GRID CALCULATOR comes to help! Simply enter your grid definition and the online tool creates a photoshop […]
I always thought that CSS lacks in expressiveness which is far below the one of XPath. For example you can’t select elements based on their child elements. How nice would it be if you could format anker tags if and only if they contain a single image tag. For this to work you would simply […]
Tired of bright red, green or blue? Then try out the Color Wizard on colorsontheweb.com. Given one color the tool gives you 3 variations (hue, saturation and tint&shade) as much as 6 corresponding colors (monochromatic, analogous, triadic, tetradic, complimentary and split complimentary). Give it a shot!
You are an enthusiastic WordPress user? You want to implement a Flash based WordPress front end / theme? You want to use WordPress as a back end for you software? My new WordPress Web Service plugin is your solution! WPWS allows you to access your WordPress installation via WSDL/SOAP. In contrast to classical RESTful services WSDL/SOAP […]
Today I finished my new website. Technically it is based on the HTML5 Boilerplate. Since I didn’t want to build a completely new WordPress template from scratch I used the HTML 5 Boilerplate WordPress Theme. This theme is based on the Starkers WordPress Theme – a completely naked WordPress theme without any style directives at all. WordPress has some […]
Zachary Johnson and Paul Hayes showed some really nice examples of the CSS 2D transformation capabilites (isocube, 3D isocube using 2D CSS). What I missed was the math behind it. Both (and every other isocube I could find on the net) statically positioned the three rectangles that form the isocube. So what I did was […]
Ever heard of bit.ly or TinyURL.com? In short those services offer the shortening of (long) URLs so the link becomes easier to read and to publish, e.g. on Twitter. I do not deny that advantage whereas I criticize that none of the providers I know states the disadvantages. Transparency People like to know what they click […]