Vertically Centering DIVs
The ability to vertically center a DIV in HTML is one of the holy grails of web development, along with sticky footers and just generally making shit work in IE. I had to vertically centre something recently, and I was sick of using the dirty hacks involving absolute positioning, negative margins and extra HTML elements. The solution below works in all modern browsers, and is supported in IE8 and...
I’ve been using the Select Menu plugin by Filament Group, but this looks like it’s possibly better. The reason I like the Filament Group one so much is it’s adherence to jQuery UI practices in classing etc and it’s full ARIA compliance. jessedodds: Chosen is a javsacript plug-in makes long, unwieldy select boxes much more user-friendly. It is currently available in...
Hi, I'm a UX Developer - You're a What? →
I showed this to my computer-illiterate girlfriend a while back to help her understand what I do for a living. While broad articles like this are never going to describe every person, perfectly; it did ring true in a few regards. A really good read. Recommended.
@font-face Smoothing in Windows Chrome
WARNING: THE FIX BELOW IS DEPRECATED IN CHROME 16 + 17. SAD-FACE :( You may have noticed the issue in which @font-face embeds rendered in Windows Chrome look mighty jagged. Fixes such as -webkit-font-smoothing barely do anything, so this hack relies on a fairly well known fact about Windows Chrome: putting text-shadow on anything makes it blurry as shit. Original implementations of the hack...