Five Things You Didn’t Know Google Chrome Could Do

September 22, 2017 Jeph Kryzak

The Chrome Developer Tools (DevTools for short) are a set of web authoring and debugging tools built into Google Chrome. DevTools has taught me most of what I know about CSS and makes Chrome my most valuable application. Spending endless hours in the elements panel with the “Inspect” feature has allowed me to experiment, test, […]

Emphasis Versus Italics and Other HTML Tag Battles

March 7, 2016 Jeph Kryzak

I’ve been writing HTML for approximately 19 years. This means a few things: 1) I’m getting old. 2) I’m well versed in it. And 3) I’m still learning. Compared to other technologies such as CSS, HTML hasn’t changed that drastically. Some tags have been added to accommodate broader features, and a few tags are generally […]

Modern Web Development Best Practices Powered by Grunt.js Part 3: CSS

July 30, 2014 Fernando Berrios

In parts one and two of this series, we created a basic configuration that will serve you well in most cases. Nothing left to do here, right? Wait, Aren’t You Forgetting Something? If you haven’t noticed by now, I’ve completely side-stepped the Cascading Style Sheets (CSS) part of web development, but not without a good […]

Pure CSS Custom UI Elements Part 1 – Customizing Default Form Elements

June 24, 2014 Sarah Eskew

This tutorial will teach you how to customize the default UI of some of the most basic form elements using CSS. Specifically, we will customize the default radio buttons, checkboxes, select (aka dropdown) lists, and buttons in Chrome, Safari, Firefox, and Internet Explorer. With CSS3 we have the ability to customize the appearance of almost […]

Windows 8 App Development Tips & Tricks: Part Two – Scrollbar and Layout Tweaks

July 15, 2013 Jose Gonzalez

Welcome to the second installment of a three part series on improving your Windows 8 application. The series will share some simple ways to enhance functionality and the user’s experience.  If you have not yet read the introduction or part one, I recommend it since it gives a quick explanation of the sample project we’ll […]

ASP.NET Control Validation On-The-Fly

July 1, 2013 Kevin King

On a recent project we were met with an interesting conundrum: My development team needed to create a functional, yet temporary user interface for a client to test while our User Experience team designed the real thing. We needed to create a quick and easy user experience without user experience experts. Our (amazing) User Experience […]

Customizing the SharePoint 2010 Menu with CSS and jQuery

June 2, 2011 Thiago Silva

Learn how to customize the new and improved SharePoint 2010 AspMenu control with CSS and jQuery, in order to show icon images for static items, and rounded corners for dynamic flyout panels.