The sticky footer… The oh-so-sought-after expanse at the bottom of the page that contains contact information, site navigation, a call to action, or whatever else you might want to chuck in there. It’s the element that knows its place in the world (wide web) and embraces it by staying in it’s place. A well executed sticky footer encourages your site visitors to further engage; it […]
I’ve done more than a few responsive website implementations and there are two ways that it can happen. A site can be coded responsively or you can be tasked with doing a retrofit to make a fixed-width site responsive. Is it better to get a desktop site out quicker and then work on making it […]
Searching for the elusive Holy Grail of CSS layouts has lead to many clever solutions, but never has there been a single solution that doesn’t involve hacks or drawbacks. Tables, divs with table-property displays, and absolutely positioned divs are some of the ways we’ve accomplished the Holy Grail layout in the past. With the introduction […]
Many web designers and developers have embraced using CSS shapes in their projects. But rather than really understanding the magic behind the method, a lot of us just end up Googling for a suitable example without really understanding what’s going on. In this article we’ll explore how CSS shapes work.
Most backend developers are familiar with the concepts of mocking objects or stubbing in methods for unit testing. For those not familiar with mocking, it’s the simulation of an interface or API for testing or integration development purposes. Mocking with front-end development though is still quite new.
This is the first post of a multi-part series covering strategies that you might use to adopt HTML5 in your current or future corporate websites. Introduction HTML5 has many features which you’ve likely heard about or seen in various blog posts. With all of the publicity HTML5 has begun to hold weight as a marketing […]