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Playpen #6 – sIFR Headlines

I’ve been meaning to experiment with sIFR headline styling ever since hearing Dave Shea’s Fine Typography On The Web piece during the @media 2006 conference. I’ve finally got a demo going at playpen #6. What does sIFR mean? sIFR stands … Continue reading

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A Little Light Reading

If you’re thinking of dipping your toes into the standards compliance/css development pond (come on in, the water’s fine!), and you aren’t able to afford some of the swanky courses available out there, a good alternative is to read some … Continue reading

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@media, Strategic CSS Management

Panel with Roger Johansson, Rachel Andrew and Dave Shea. Always use basic vanilla CSS and HTML files as your starting point for any project. Then work on repurposing this to suit your bespoke application. This gives you a basic framework … Continue reading

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@media, Fine Typography On The Web

by Dave Shea. Downloadable from Dave’s website archive. Typography affects tone. Leading affects readability. Across all platforms and OS’s, the designer only has about 10 fonts to rely on being installed – not very good. Times New Roman – if … Continue reading

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@media, Eric Meyer's Keynote Speech

A write-up of some rough notes I made during the 2-day @media2006 conference. I hope they make sense after the event! Eric went through a brief history of web development in relation to CSS etc. I missed the fiirst few … Continue reading

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