Harry Roberts gives some very good reasons to be specific with you CSS selectors. Next time you write a line of CSS maybe it’s worth thinking carefully about why you want to target something and pick a more explicit and sensible selector; refine your selector intent. (csswizardry.com)
Jeffrey Zeldman gives the low down on Tweaky. The new kid on the block. Love it or hate it…. I think we will be seeing a lot more of this kind of service popping up in the near future. (zeldman.com)
Building with em units in CSS brings benefits in flexibility to users and developers alike, but working with ems can be tedious for a number of reasons. Another great article from The Filament Group. (filamentgroup.com)
In the last few years, Luke Wroblewski’s ‘mobile first’ philosophy of web design has radically changed the way many people go about building online experiences. Over on Net Magazine he explains why you should join the revolution and how your users will benefit (netmagazine.com)
Jeremie Patonnier gives a great overview of Modernizr. Even if you are a Modernizr power user, here are some nice tips. (hacks.mozilla.org)
Ryan Seddon recently redesigned his site and decided to share how he implemented the neat little curtain effect at the bottom. (thecssninja.com)
Rick Monro is proposing we need a new garden for responsive web design. He believes that Mediaqueri.es is a great initial eye-opener for those unfamiliar with the idea of adaptive layouts, but we badly need something to give designers the opportunity to pool ideas and resources and begin raising the bar for Responsive Web Design. (rickmonro.com)
Tools / Resources
Early this week Frank Chimero released a dedicated section so anyone can read ‘The Shape of Design’ online for free. Happy reading. (shapeofdesignbook.com)
This is the book for web designers, web developers, and front-end coders who want to get up to speed with HTML5 in 2012. (truthabouthtml5.com)
The Next Generation of Lore. The team at Lore have spent the last 4 months working day and night on rolling out a totally redesigned site. Beautiful. (lore.com)
Another great episode with some great questions! Chris and Dave a joined by the legendary Dan Cederholm (founder of Dribbble). (shoptalkshow.com)
Last But Not Least…
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