Those of us who have started using modular or object-oriented CSS principles have learned to avoid, as much as possible, the use of the descendant selector (or, more accurately, the descendant combinator).
A selector that uses the descendant combinator looks like this:
If you’re like me, then you probably find that your “home” Twitter stream (that is, the tweets of people you follow) is okay, but often contains a lot of noise and not-so-useful info.
What if you were able to see only the tweets that respected web professionals found to be exceptional? Well, you can do that quite easily by viewing a user’s Twitter favorites.
To keep up with the latest news in tech, design, and development, I have a subscription-only email address that I use to subscribe to various industry newsletters.
I obviously can’t read everything in all these sources, but I skim all of them regularly, and read many of the links they refer to.
Here is my version below, which assumes jQuery, and then I’ll provide some explanation of what’s going on here and how I use it:
A colleague today mentioned the 2013 Toronto Blue Jays — a much improved team compared to what was fielded in 2012. It’s owned and operated by Rogers Blue Jays baseball Partnership, a division of Rogers Communications
I opened up their website and scanned through it, quite excited by the upcoming season and the game schedule. It was only when I clicked through to their team roster that I saw this:
Continuing with the roundup and reading list theme this week, below is a list of tools that might be of interest to front-end developers.
As always, if you have a tool, book, or script you’d like to share, add it to the comments.
Due to the lower traffic holiday week, and the fact that I’m busy with other stuff, this week’s posts will consist of reading lists and roundups.
Earlier this year, I had the privilege of assisting as a technical reviewer for a book by Pearson Education called Learning CSS3 Animations and Transitions.
The book is authored by Alexis Goldstein who also co-authored HTML5 and CSS3 for the Real World with Estelle Weyl and me.
Never forget that usability lessons can be learned from virtually anything you use. This concept has been discussed extensively in Don Norman’s famous book, and I thought I’d discuss something specific in this area in this post.
Last week I sent out a tweet regarding an annoyance with USB plugs.