Antonio Lupetti offers a simple and well-thought-out article on how to construct and organize large and complex CSS files — without driving yourself insane in the process. He offers down-to-earth tips such as grouping selectors, using comments for organization, and planning out your basic requirements on paper before committing to code. This article is worth a glance even for more advanced designers.
Design Shack has a nice roundup of XHTML forms styled with CSS. This is a useful resource for anyone who has ever (or will ever be) charged with styling a web form. Several of the designs are downright attractive, and they’ve linked to other websites where you can learn more about styling forms, as well.
Samuel of WakeUpLater has a great article comparing 10 popular websites of today (Apple, Microsoft, Amazon, Nike, and others) with those company’s websites of yesteryear. It’s interesting to see, for example, how Apple has been able to maintain their clean, modern aesthetic over the last decade, while still continually evolving their website to keep up with changing and evolving technologies.
CSS Preprocessors have been around for a while now, but I didn’t start seriously looking into them until about a year ago. I didn’t think yet another language like LESS, Stylus or Sass would have anything to offer me. I was wrong, and CSS Preprocessors are awesome. Here are three good reasons why. Read more →