SpriteMe – Tool to Generate CSS Sprites

Background images make pages look good, but also make them slower. Each background image is an extra HTTP request. There’s a fix: combine background images into a CSS sprite. But creating sprites is hard, requiring arcane knowledge and lots of trial and error. SpriteMe removes the hassles with the click of a button…

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CSS Browser Compatibility Master Table

This is a general overview table. A “yes” here does not mean a browser supports every tiny detail of the specification correctly. Instead, it means that it supports a workable subset of the specification. In IE’s case this may mean that it supports its proprietary methods and properties, and that those properties are generally equivalent to the W3C spec…

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Emastic CSS Framework

Emastic is a CSS Framework, it’s continuing mission: to explore a strange new world, to seek out new life and new web spaces, to boldly go where no CSS Framework has gone before.

Why should you use emastic?

  • Lightweight (compressed weight less then 4kb)
  • Personalized width of the page in (em,px,%)
  • Use of fixed and fluid columns in the grid.
  • Elastic Layout with “em”s
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YAML XHTML / CSS Framework

“Yet Another Multicolumn Layout” YAML is an XHTML/CSS framework for creating modern and flexible floated layouts. The structure is extremely versatile in its programming and absolutely accessible for end users.

  • Focussed on web standards and accessibility
  • Slim framework core with numerous extensions
  • Robust, flexible layout concept columns & grids
  • Design patterns for typography, forms, mircoformats, rtl support ect.
  • Complete multilingual documentation
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CSS Menus – Examples of Dropdown, Dropline and Flyout Menus

CSS Menus is a website set up to show how CSS can be used to style unordered lists and turn then into stylish, professional menus that would enhance the look of any website.CSS Menus are search engine friendly, they will allow search engines to easily navigate and spider your pages. They are easy to setup, even easier to update and will work even when javascript is turned off.They will even degrade well for text readers and when CSS is turned off…

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The Blueprint CSS Framework – Tutorials, Guides and Tools

CSS frameworks are a Gods send. They speed up development, ensure usability, meet all W3C standards, compatabile across most browsers and a hell of a lot more. Sounds marvelous doesn’t it. Why doesn’t everybody use them? Well, for the novice developer, frameworks, may be a little bit tricky to get there head around? That is were this article comes in, to hopefully give everybody a better understanding of what a framework is and how to use it effectively.

We are going to focus on how to use the Blueprint Framework, a framework that is a little bit more mainstream and mature than the rest (I am not saying better). We have getting started guides, advanced tutorials, plugins, tools and apps and some insightful further reading articles…

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xCSS – OO CSS Framework

xCSS bases on CSS and empowers a straightforward and object-oriented workflow when developing complex style cascades. Using xCSS means a dramatic cut down to your development time by: having a intuitive overview of the overall CSS structure, using variables, re-using existing style cascades and many other handy features. But, most frameworks are bulky and inflexible, aren’t they? Not xCSS! It’s lightweight and seamlessly integrates into any existing workflow. Aside from that the CSS overhead is getting reduced while your XHTML attributes remain semantic…

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Interactive CSS3 Generator

Many browsers have been experimenting with new custom CSS properties lately. Keeping track (and learning how to use them) can be a bit of a challenge.

Via WidgetPad comes a nifty CSS 3 Generator that helps you understand the new CSS 3 features in Webkit with an interactive tool that will build up and show how each new property affects an element. Here, for example, we see the results of applying rounded corners, box shadows, reflections, and a transform to an element…

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