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mezzoblue § A CSS3 Tip

All browsers that support the CSS text-shadow and box-shadow properties also support the new CSS3 RGBa syntax. Which means you can safely combine them today.

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Stubbornella » Blog Archive » Overflow – a secret benefit

Overflow does some cool things you should know about.

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lojjic's PIE at master - GitHub

A behavior for Internet Explorer allowing it to recognize and render various CSS3 box decoration properties

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About PIE – CSS3 PIE: CSS3 decorations for IE

CSS Level 3 brings with it some incredibly powerful styling features. Rounded corners, soft drop shadows, gradient fills, and so on. These are the kinds of elements our designer friends love to use because they make for attractive sites, but are difficult and time-consuming to implement, involving complex sprite images, extra non-semantic markup, large JavaScript libraries, and other lovely hacks.

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mockko's livereload at master - GitHub

LiveReload applies CSS/JS changes to Safari or Chrome w/o reloading the page

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Stubbornella » Blog Archive » Object Oriented CSS, Grids on Github

How do you scale CSS for millions of visitors or thousands of pages? Object Oriented CSS allows you to write fast, maintainable, standards-based front end code. It adds much needed predictability to CSS so that even beginners can participate in writing beautiful websites.

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A List Apart: Articles: Prefix or Posthack

So the next time you find yourself grumbling about declaring the same thing four times, once for each browser, remember that the pain is temporary. It’s a little like a vaccine—the shot hurts now, true, but it’s really not that bad in comparison to the disease it prevents.

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The difference between ‘return false;’ and ‘e.preventDefault();’ | CSS-Tricks

The difference is that return false; takes things a bit further in that it also prevents that event from propagating (or “bubbling up”) the DOM.

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Generate CSS Sprites on the Fly with Lemonade

Lemonade’s goal as a sprite generator is to be incredible easy to use, so you’ll use ist for every project—just because there’s no overhead. It needs no configuration, no Rake task, no Photoshop, just a little change in your Sass or SCSS files.

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Less.js Will Obsolete CSS

Less.js is a JavaScript implementation of LESS that’s run by your web browser. As any JavaScript, you include a link to the script in your HTML, and…that’s that. LESS is now going to process LESS code so instead of including a link to a CSS file, you’ll include a link directly to your LESS code. That’s right, no CSS pre-processing, LESS will handle it live.

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Transparency in Web Design | CSS-Tricks

Let’s take a gander at four different ways. Each of them handling the illusion in a different way, and each completely appropriate depending on the situation at hand.

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Nice Web Type – How to use CSS @font-face

Code up top for quick reference, details down below—we’ll prepare typefaces for use on the web, go through @font-face CSS line-by-line, and get the experts’ take on browser support.

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Font Squirrel | Download Hundreds of Free @font-face Fonts

Download hundreds of prepackaged @font-face kits

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Sizzle JavaScript Selector Library

A pure-JavaScript CSS selector engine

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privacy-related changes coming to CSS :visited ✩ Mozilla Hacks – the Web developer blog

We’re making changes to how :visited works in Firefox. We’re not sure what release this will be part of yet and the fixes are still making their way through code review, but we wanted to give a heads up to people as soon as we understood how we wanted to approach fixing this.

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CSS Speech Bubble · David DeSandro

Speech bubble icons have become synonymous with comments. When creating yet another one for a standard comment link, it occurred to me that there might be a way to make the icon without ever opening up an image editor. It could all be done with CSS

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