Why You Should Use Git

Web Development | Posted by Keefr March 16th, 2015

markup-htmlI’ve been meaning to post a link to this article from Six Revisions for months.

I’m a huge fan of version control as part of workflow, even in freelance and small shop settings. Nothing beats having a history of all the files you’re developing.

I originally started out with Subversion, but switched over to Git half a dozen years back now. There’s no reason not to be using version control in modern day development.

Why You Should Use Git

Shape Blobbing in CSS

CSS | Posted by Keefr February 9th, 2015

CSSThis is a cool little effect that could have its place on web sites or web applications. It ends up looking kind of like droplets of mercury on a surface. It definitely has limited application and it has limitations, but it’s cool.

Shape Blobbing in CSS

Social Share Kit – CSS & JS Social Sharing Tools

CSS, JavaScript | Posted by Keefr February 4th, 2015

Social Share Kit - CSS & JS Social Sharing ToolsWhile its relatively easy to roll your own social sharing tools, especially for things like Twitter and Facebook, the tool kit below is a good set of icons, buttons, and popups for social sharing.

The page describes it as the following:

Social Share Kit is a library of decent and good looking CSS/JavaScript social sharing tools like social network icons, share buttons, floating/sticky button bar and popups.

It is open-source library hosted on github, yet licensed under Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial 3.0 license.

While it is licensed with a non-commercial license, it can’t be licensed for $19 for a single commercial site, or a $79 unlimited commercial projects license.

Social Share Kit

CSS-Only Row and Column Highlighting

CSS, JavaScript, jQuery | Posted by Keefr February 2nd, 2015

CSSThe article linked below says CSS only, but like everything on the web, a little bit of JavaScript/jQuery makes it a little better and a little more polished.

Regardless, this is a quick and simple way to highlight on rollover (and touch with the JS addition) tabular data.

Simple CSS-Only Row and Column Highlighting

Utilizing Nth-Child Selectors to Create New Ones

CSS | Posted by Keefr January 28th, 2015

CSSNice article about using the existing framework of CSS3 selectors to create new instances of selectors.

(Ab)Using CSS3’S :nth-child Selector To Invent New Ones