CSS 3 Experiments: CSS3 Flipping poems, responsive

CSS 3 Experiments: CSS3 Flipping poems, responsive
This is the fourth site in a series where I have been playing around with CSS3… Just playing around as I assemble sites using HTML5 elements and CSS3 effects that I have not used that often. I first created a Parallax site using my mom’s poems as my starting point of inspiration. I have continued with ...

Some Cool dev Tools and web Finds to Keep You CodeHappy :)!

Some Cool dev Tools and web Finds to Keep You CodeHappy :)!
I have been meaning to share a few tools that I use for my web development process. I’ve been testing out Brackets IO, but it still sorta misbehaves with SASS. It’s a tad slower, but it has some nifty features right out the the box that typically you have to add to SublimeText2 in via ...

PSD to HTML, the art of the CSS reset and Gladwell’s 10,000 hours to mastery

PSD to HTML, the art of the CSS reset and Gladwell's 10,000 hours  to mastery
This month I had the privilege to attend Zoe Rooney’s GDI PSD to HTML workshop. Lots of really good changes in my professional life right now, one of them being a new job in the city of Brotherly Love. I have been wrapping my head around Object Oriented CSS (here is  agreat intro from Smashing ...

Aspect Ratio in Responsive Design – Width and Height Challenges in Adapting a Fixed-Width Layout

Aspect Ratio in Responsive Design - Width and Height Challenges in Adapting a Fixed-Width Layout
This is the third of a series of blog posts in which I have tried to journal my steps and processes in converting some older fixed-width sites to responsive layouts. Responsive version of Guide to PA Elections: http://www.cassandraking.net/ demos/responsive/election/ Older fixed width site of Guide to PA Elections: http://law.widener.edu/election/2007/   If you are reading this ...

Get ‘RESPONSIVE’ In a Few Short CSS Codechanges: Give It A Try!

Get 'RESPONSIVE' In a Few Short CSS Codechanges: Give It A Try!
This is a followup to my previous post Learning how to be Responsible & Responsive is Fun!. With this quick ‘Site Makeover’ I wanted to demonstrate that in a few worthwhile hours of your time, you can take   older, non-responsive sites and make them easily accessible to  modern viewports. BEFORE and AFTER (Visit the ...

Learning how to be Responsible & Responsive is Fun!

Learning how to be Responsible & Responsive is Fun!
With the rise of both very large mega desktop screens and smaller portable devices, we as developers have a RESPONSIBILITY to serve up sites that display properly no matter what the device or context. With that in mind, I recently started diving into responsive web design. (Visit my Responsive VetClinic Demo site here)  Initially I ...