Where to learn CSS3

For those who start their adventure with web developing, especially with cascading style sheets, or those who want to catch up on what is new in CSS3, there are couple of resources you might find quite useful and reach. The first starting point, and for sure a every day work manual about CSS3, is w3Schools.com. A rich compendium containing hundreds of definitions together with …

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REMs

REMs – the new hotness in css. They’ve been around for a while, but not very popular.  With the rising tide on responsive design, and mobile web usage, it looks like there may be more attention around this concept. Throw in a css pre-processor and using them becomes much easier. If you want to read up on the subject, here are 2 links that give you a short but thorough info…

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CSS grids, frameworks and boilerplates

I thought it’s about time to pick a ‘favorite’ css grid (not framework nor boilerplate). I’ve used the grid from foundation (version 3) a couple of times and I liked it, but I figured that it should be worth the while to look what else is there – turns out, quite a lot. Now first things first – I wasn’t looking for a framework nor a boilerplate. Frameworks are nice, but an over…

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CSS Preprocessors – Sass, Less, Stylus

CSS has been around for a while and will stay for a while longer and although I think it’s a good and working ‘language’ it has a few pitfalls – the biggest one being the lack of ability to reuse certain parts. Take colors for example, when you want to style a site you need to repeat the color declaration everywhere you want to set it, so when you change your mind, the only way…

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