Today we will take a look at something that is really sound of very close future. This CSS module was not fully released yet, but it is so awesome that it has to be mentioned. It is something what could be born if CSS slept with Modernizr. Weird?
Creating responsive typography is a hard thing to do and not many web designers rather don’t talk about it at all. In order to provide the best experience for your users as possible, you better not avoid this subject. Let’s divide it into smaller parts and bring some more clarity into it.
It is more and more often when I visit some website and no matter how great or bad they look, one thing catches my attention almost immediately. States for buttons and links. Some of those websites does not use any styles or whatever to help user differentiate between default, hover and active state. If you are asking why am I doing such big deal around that, I will explain it in lines below…
Few days ago I listened to Web Ahead podcast (http://5by5.tv/webahead/) episode with Mark Boulton. This episode is a bit older, from November 2011, however with good stuff time does not matter. Mark mentioned interesting thing when it comes to responsive design. The idea was to design for specific breakpoints instead of resolutions and I think that he was right. Since many Web Designers design primarily for specific resolutions I want to talk about this subject little bit more today.
Today is I will start to release new series focused on using CSS called “CSS tips and tricks”. This series will be made up from tutorials about how to do interesting and useful stuff only through CSS. All topics will be chosen in order to be used in real-life projects. Some of these tutorials will be shorter while some longer, that will depend on how difficult individual topic will be.
Question every starting Web Designer has to face, is how does he want to market himself and how to build your portfolio. Since money are what will keep you alive while doing your business, you have to thing about these questions really hard. They are important and they have to be answered.