7 months of work. 44 people involved. As always, another top quality production by Smashing Magazine! If you haven’t grabbed yourself a copy, what are you waiting for? (smashingmagazing.com)
Nicole Sullivan got a little excited sharing her cross-browser debugging tips with a co-worker it ended up being an awesome post that will no doubt help you in the future if you have to wrestle with Mr Internet Explorer. (stubbornella.org)
Griddle is a fluid and modular grid system for modern browsers — IE8+, Firefox, Safari, Opera, Chrome. It uses inline-block and box-sizing to provide features that float-based layouts cannot. At Griddle’s core is a set of Sass functions and mixins that automate the production of the grid’s CSS. Note: Very early version by Nicolas Gallagher. (github.com)
Another well written and uniquely styled post by Trent Walton. This time he touches on the retina display and offers a few tips to help our work be as future proof as possible. (trentwalton.com)
With many new advanced audio APIs being actively worked on and plenty of improvements to the existing native audio we all know and love, it’s certainly an exciting time to revisit the world of . (html5doctor.com)
This tutorial will teach you the basics of RESS (Responsive Design + Server Side Components) and how you can build a responsive page that works well on small screens with the help of server side technologies. (netmagazine.com)
Lea Verou takes a look at some of the misconceptions of web standards, what the W3C and its working groups actually do and how the standardisation process works. (netmagazine.com)
Tools / Resources
Generate the CSS for a tooltip arrow. Perfectly executed handy tool. (cssarrowplease.com)
Quick Timesheets just released a free single user plan. It has a cool Google calendar-style time tracking interface. Nice to see an Australian based start-up doing some cool stuff. (quicktimesheets.com)
Some nice tips on this Web Designer Depot post about how to optimise your site. If you are keen to learn about site performance this is a good starting point. (webdesignerdepot.com)
Last But Not Least…
It’s cross-universe compatible! How do I install this? Just attackclone the grit repo pushmerge, then rubygem the lymphnode js shawarma module – and presto! (html9responsiveboilerstrapjs.com)
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