Dropdown menus have come a long way and become a lot more easy to setup and maintain — and in this day and age, it can be done totally with CSS. Below is a simple example of how to do it well, but still simply.
Utilizing CSS shapes, you can create layouts that previously only were possible on the feature pages of a magazine or newspaper.
But now, browsers are catching up and CSS shapes allow for text to follow shapes and paths.
Amazon Web Services is a wonderfully powerful and affordable way to host files on the Internet. The one small problem is the documentation just plain sucks. Recently, I started the move of transitioning my company’s videos off of YouTube and onto Amazon’s S3 and CloudFront services. While I had used S3 before, I’d never used CloudFront, which makes a huge difference in performance. Regardless, I needed a little guidance setting it all up and came across the article below, which was perfect for configuring everything.
I can’t remember how I stumbled across this last week (think it was probably on Stack Overflow), Regardless, it’s a great set of guidelines surrounding organizing and setting up your cascading style sheets. You always see documentation on coding different languages, but it’s rare to find a good set of CSS guidelines.
I came across this today as I was exploring new web hosting for work and personal sites. It seems there’s a project that allows you to create, maintain and update WordPress sites via the command line (after a little bit of setup, of course).
I can see this as being nice for automating and managing a lot of sites, but overall, WordPress is already pretty sleek and usable via a bigger GUI.
That being said, I’ll likely play around with this at some point out of curiosity as much as anything else.