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Cleaner CSS3 Font Stacks for Web Developers

by Jake Rocheleau
on October 28, 2012

in CSS Fonts Resources

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The CSS font-family property is nothing new and has been around for generations. Yet web designers don’t often think just how important the proper fonts can affect your overall website layout. Web-safe fonts have been the typical solution and only recently have we been offered some alternatives.

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This method comes from restrictions based on common operating systems. Mac OS X and Windows machines only have so many pre-installed fonts to choose from. But with CSS3 effects it’s possible to generate creative font stacks with multiple fallback options. In this article I’d like to examine a few trends for creating more appropriate CSS font stacks. Much of this information is common knowledge for advanced developers but it’s worth revisiting as more people are just getting interested in CSS3 design techniques.

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Guide to Building Semantic Web Forms

by Jake Rocheleau
on January 18, 2012

in CSS HTML5 Resources

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In the web design industry there are many different rulebooks you can follow. Most notably the World Wide Web Consortium is renowned for creating these standard rules of the road. Web browsers do not always conform to these standards, thus you have many of the hacks seen today(such as Internet Explorer). In this guide I’d […]

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