Intelligent image cropping with focal point
Responsive images are new and there's no actual accepted implementation yet. There are numerous projects that try to fill this void, but the all lack something. Now there is a new project called Focal Point that allows you to intelligently crop images in responsive designs.
A very insignificant addition to the CSS specs is the new image-rendering property. It defines how scaled images should be handled by the browser.
Don't forget about inherit
An often forgotten, but so powerfull value in CSS is the "inherit" value. Learn to use this value and save a lot of time, bytes and irritation!
Are you still using PX for font sizing?
Ah yes, the same old font sizing issue... PX or EM, support Internet Explorer or not, blablabla. But if you, like me, have always ignored this debate a little, you might wonder what the fuss was all about. Let me remind you what were the pro's and con's of using PX or EM, and what solves all your problems (well, the font size ones).
The amazing Shadow DOM
Today I watched this talk by Angelina Fabbro about the Shadow DOM. I think this new functionality is something that will be available quite soon in the major browsers because it is something we developers really want and I guess it will get really popular when the word gets around.
Positioning an element relative to another element
Using position absolute can be a little scary, because positioning elements to the viewport is quite random due to the various viewport sizes.
New interactive demo's
I've added some awesome new functionality to this website which enables me to make inline interactive demo's.
Localstorage vs. Cookies vs. The law
I guess you know a thing or two about internet, so I don't bother to explain what cookies are. Localstorage though is something not everybody is familiar with. Localstorage is a way to store data on the clients computer. Yes, that's also what cookies do. But they are different and serve different purposes.
Pure CSS Chrome Logo
And there's another pure CSS logo. Now I found a challenge in the Chrome logo. The challenge was in the shading and overlapping of the three colored parts in the logo.
CSS only version of the NBC logo
And another adition to the CSS logo gallery with the NBC logo in pure CSS. This version has a little twist. Open the demo and hover over the logo with your mouse!