A Guide to CSS RGBA Colors

Nov 19 2014 by Jacob Gube | 2 Comments

RGBA is a type of CSS color value that allows us to set a color and also its opacity/transparency.

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How to Create CSS Ghost Buttons

Nov 17 2014 by Jacob Gube | No Comments

A popular web design trend this year is the "ghost button", which is simply a button with a border and a transparent background color. You can read more detailed discussions about the ghost button design trend on SitePoint and DesignModo.

In this tutorial, I’ll show you how to create several styles of ghost buttons using CSS.

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A Quick Overview of CSS calc()

Nov 7 2014 by Jacob Gube | 7 Comments

The CSS calc() property expression lets us perform simple calculations in our stylesheets.

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A Close Look at CSS Box Shadow

Oct 17 2014 by Jacob Gube | 2 Comments

The CSS box-shadow property can be used to give block elements a drop shadow or an inner shadow. Let’s take a close look at this CSS property.

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A List of CSS Style Guides for Inspiration

Sep 26 2014 by Jacob Gube | 1 Comment

Creating a set of CSS conventions — often called a CSS style guide — can streamline your web development workflow. It’s useful for large teams and solo developers alike.

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5 Standardized Methods for Writing CSS

Sep 24 2014 by Jacob Gube | 4 Comments

CSS is hard to maintain and scale without a well-defined approach. Here are five CSS development methodologies and style guides that can help.

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CSS Development at Large-Scale Websites

Sep 22 2014 by Jacob Gube | 2 Comments

A slew of posts about CSS development at websites like GitHub, Groupon, and CodePen came out recently. They’re interesting to read, and will provide you with many tips and ideas for creating your own CSS development guidelines.

Here are links to seven blog posts that give an overview of the tools, philosophies, and techniques being used to develop CSS at large-scale sites and apps.

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