• Use CSS3 Now!

    • Tom Kenny

    I posted a quick tutorial yesterday showing how to use a simple CSS3 technique to spin some icons on hover. I’ve posted CSS3 tutorials before but all of a sudden this latest one has already received a few negative comments complaining that they can’t use CSS3 yet. Of course you can! Get over the way […]

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  • Writing Clean CSS3 Code [updated]

    • Tom Kenny

    One of the main problems with writing CSS3 code are the vendor prefixes. These are the -moz- or -webkit- you see before properties such as border-radius or text-shadow. They’re a necessary evil at worst and you’ll have to use them to get the most out of what CSS3 currently has to offer. So what’s the […]

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  • Snippets

    • Tom Kenny

    Now the summer is pretty much over here in England and the World Cup no longer takes up most of my spare time, I can finally dedicate some much needed time to Inspect Element and it’s been far too long. If you’re wondering, I have plenty of great blog post ideas lined up (my Evernote account is […]

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  • Taking a Break

    • Tom Kenny

    Inspect Element has been up and running for about ten months now. Hopefully it has provided you with enough useful information which you’ve been able to apply to your own work and improve what you do. It certainly has helped me improve my own work which was one of the many goals I set out before I started.

    Some of you may not know that Inspect Element is a one-man-show and basically I’ve just become too busy lately to doing any work on new tutorials and articles. You may have noticed that I haven’t posted any content for weeks and have even been too busy too write this post up until now! Apologies for that but the last few weeks have been a combination of new job, moving and currently having extremely limited and painfully slow internet access (tethering via iPhone) in my new place.

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  • Simulate Realism with CSS3

    • Tom Kenny

    CSS3 is here to make our lives easier as web designers and developers. While it’s not something we can always rely on heavily for layout purposes just yet, we can use it to enhance certain aspects of our designs by spending a considerably less amount of time doing so.

    However, CSS3 has not been created for the sole purpose of making it easier and quicker to create a website but also so we can create much better sites than we ever could with CSS before. Here are a few examples of how CSS3

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  • Tools and Resources to Improve your Typography on the Web

    • Tom Kenny

    Typography on the web has previously been confined to a set of web-safe fonts due to their dependance of being on every computer but now that has changed. It’s one of the most satisfying and rewarding aspects of web design when you get it right but can also be one of the most difficult to do so. Here are some tools, resources and free fonts to help you on your quest for quality typography.

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