March 2008

CSS: All Properties from CSS 1 to CSS 3

What would HTML be without CSS? And what is an index of all HTML elements without an index of all CSS properties? To address the latter I present a continuously updated index of all properties specified in CSS 1, CSS 2, CSS 2.1, and CSS 3, including their initial values.

Published on March 27, 2008, filed under .

The 10 Design Theses of Dieter Rams

Moving up industrial design on my agenda and studying the work of German top designer Dieter Rams (who was responsible for the great design of Braun products for about 30 years), I deemed it useful to republish his design theses.

Published on March 25, 2008, filed under .

Website Optimization Measures, Part III

Jens on quality assurance again, this week featuring the link density challenge, updated ping service lists, improved WordPress plugins and security, revised layout grids, font karaoke, and more prominent update information. Hot and spicy.

Published on March 17, 2008, filed under .

Great CSS Techniques and the Simple Truth Behind Them

There’s a simple recipe to judge CSS techniques: Does the method in question require HTML additions and modifications (beyond introducing IDs or classes)? If yes, the technique likely isn’t elegant and might be inadvisable.

Published on March 11, 2008, filed under .

The Secret of Maintainability

Keep it simple.

Published on March 7, 2008, filed under .

The 1,000 Dollar Donation

A few minutes ago, I donated the 1,000 US dollars I offered in the 1,000 Dollar Comment Game. I rounded the 1,000 dollars to 700 euros and transferred the money to “Selbsthilfe fĂĽr Wohnungslose e.V.”, Hanover.

Published on March 1, 2008, filed under .

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