This is quite possibly the most useful feature of CSS3, but I’ve heard almost nothing about it, and sadly cross-browser support is likely a long way off.
Archives for April 2011
Place test on a path via CSS – one of the last major steps to move beyond using images for fancy text treatments.
CSS3 properties accurately explained
Great inline examples.
The Cicada Principle and Why It Matters to Web Designers
A brilliant way to provide the illusion of a random background using prime numbers and multiple background images. I love it.
A ” sixteen color palette (eight monotones, eight accent colors) designed for use with terminal and gui applications…[designed] with both precise CIELAB lightness relationships and a refined set of hues based on fixed color wheel relationships. It has been tested extensively in real world use on color calibrated displays (as well as uncalibrated/intentionally miscalibrated displays) and in a variety of lighting conditions.”
A bookmarklet that tells you what font is being used on a Web page when you hover over the text.