• CSS3 Patterns Gallery

    • Tom Kenny

    Amazing collection of patterns generated entirely with CSS that you wouldn’t have thought possible without images. Some of them are really very impressive, such as this one which looks like a fairly realistic leather couch texture.

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  • Draggabilly

    • Tom Kenny

    Neat looking little javascript library to make HTML elements draggable. Also works great on mobile with touch.

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  • The Problem with CSS Preprocessors

    • Tom Kenny

    I’m not saying these tools aren’t valuable because they absolutely are. They are just introducing fragmentation into our community and I am noticing how much of a part of it I have become. I want to share my code with everyone who writes CSS, not a subset of that group. The fragmentation is pretty much […]

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  • Adobe shuts down BrowserLab

    • Tom Kenny

    I used to use BrowserLab frequently but Adobe have shut it down. I can’t say I’ll miss it as I haven’t used it for many months but it was a great service when I needed it. When we originally launched BrowserLab as a free service back in 2009, our customers were struggling with testing their […]

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  • Brevity in Design

    • Tom Kenny

    As I continue to shorten my articles, I’m also “shortening” my designs. And by that, I mean finding the best way to do something. In design, brevity is finding the best way to perform an action in the fewest steps without losing efficiency or the message. And it requires building a visual hierarchy–understanding what the […]

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