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Tag: css

Your Team Needs Hackers

Cool to see Bicycling moving into the rich content (or whatever they call it) sphere for longer articles. But that white text over white-heavy art? Not cool, man:

Let’s Bring faux-column to CSS

If you’ve ever built anything from the ground up with HTML/CSS you know the issue: <div> only expands vertically to fit its contents. Put some of those <div> tags side by side to make columns and chances are, they’ll end up hanging awkwardly above where you want them to be. The cannonical fix is the […]

Death to the WYSIWYG

I understand the intentions behind it. It was meant to be an engine of liberation, empowering a proletariat of print editors and writers bred on—or at least not terrified of—word processing software to quickly and easily deploy their skills on the World Wide Web. It was meant to free designers and developers friendly with HTML […]

How to Tell I am Looking for a Job

How to Tell I am Looking for a Job

It’s not that I don’t like comments and notes. But they can be very, very ugly. And they can turn a short post into a long one, and a long post into an unreadable monstrosity. So I decided to do some quick toggle work using JQuery, which this theme already uses to generate its tag cloud. …
Who needs a job when you can spend the morning making Tumblr suck less?

The Tell-Tale R: Hiding Tumblr Comments/Notes with JQuery

Hiding Tumblr Comments/Notes with JQuery

It’s not that I don’t like comments and notes. But they can be very, very ugly. And they can turn a short post into a long one, and a long post into an unreadable monstrosity.  So I decided to do some quick toggle work using JQuery, which this theme already uses to generate its tag […]

Drastic Changes

I am unafraid to make them.  (what the blog used to look like)

Today’s CSS bug. It’s not actually my job to fix this, but I kind of wish it were becaus

Today’s CSS bug. It’s not actually my job to fix this, but I kind of wish it were because then it would get fixed. [update: sweet! It’s fixed!]

Steve Jobs hates buttons. I hate scroll bars. I’ve always avoided scroll bars on pages where t

Steve Jobs hates buttons. I hate scroll bars. I’ve always avoided scroll bars on pages where they aren’t needed. A scroll bar on a page where 95% of the content is already visible is distracting; a scroll bar that appears as a page contracts is trying to solve a problem of too little space by […]

Oh yes, we’re crushing bugs today—with epic kludges.  I’ve highlighted them in the code

Oh yes, we’re crushing bugs today—with epic kludges.  I’ve highlighted them in the code in case you feel like lending a hand.  Getting closer to a Tumblr-ready theme. Comments and customization features are set up, just gotta test a few more post types.