While researching the possibilities of using text-shadows in IE, I noticed that there wasn’t any silver bullet that produced multiple CSS3-like text-shadows in IE. However, combining my cssSandpaper script with a refactored version of a text-shadowing script by Kazumasa Hasegawa, we can now have IE text-shadow goodness.
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June 29th, 2011 by zoltan · 30 Comments
April 23rd, 2011 by zoltan · 16 Comments
April 14th, 2011 by zoltan · 15 Comments
text-shadow rocks, but it doesn’t work in any version of Internet Explorer, including IE9. While it is impossible to replicate all
March 29th, 2011 by zoltan · 15 Comments
Using the CSS3
border-image property, you can make coo graphical borders without cutting up images to bits. There are a few gotchas that developers should be aware of before implementing it and this article will cover these caveats, a tool that you can use to help generate border-images effectively, and a few strategies to ensure it gracefully degrades in older browsers
February 20th, 2011 by zoltan · 21 Comments
I love experimenting with web fonts, but using the hodgepodge of free and open source desktop tools to convert them manually is time consuming. This inspired me to write a command line tool that would convert them all at once and create the CSS code like Font Squirrel’s generator. The result is a shell script that uses FontForge, Batik and Readable Web’s EOTFast to do the heavy lifting.
January 7th, 2011 by zoltan · 45 Comments
transform property can do some really cool things – with it, web designers can rotate, scale, skew and flip objects quite easily. However, in order for designers to have fine-grained, pixel level control over their transforms, the
matrix() function is hard to beat. This post explains what it does and the math behind the code. It also includes a tool to help you create
October 29th, 2010 by zoltan · 9 Comments
Ruby Characters, although used originally to help people read complicated Chinese and Japanese characters, can also be used to annotate all types of information to written text. This article shows how you can use it in browsers that support it, but also in ones that don’t using a simple stylesheet.
September 12th, 2010 by zoltan · 13 Comments
September 7th, 2010 by zoltan · 5 Comments
Have a font that doesn’t have an italics variant? Does your browser try to attempt to “obliquify” it (badly) or not do anything at all? There is a simple solution to this problem using CSS3 Transforms.
September 2nd, 2010 by zoltan · 17 Comments