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An Overview of Different clearfix Methods

Developer Nick Salloum has an interesting article on ‘Clearing Floats: An Overview of Different clearfix Methods' on SitePoint.

This explains the problem as well as looking at the solutions. Useful and instructive!

Posted On Wednesday, April 30, 2014 7:37 PM

Macaw documentation available

Macaw have finally released documentation at http://docs.macaw.co/ . It’s an on-going project that will expand with time and clears up a lot of questions users were asking.

If you haven’t tried Macaw yet, do so. The trial has been extended to 30 days. http://macaw.co/

Posted On Wednesday, April 23, 2014 7:45 AM

‘Tap size’ for radio buttons and checkboxes on mobile devices
Have you ever had trouble selecting a radio button or checkbox on your mobile phone? Two aspects of web forms that often get overlooked for mobile page views are the ‘tap size’ of radio buttons and checkboxes, and the spacing between these elements. The first dictates the target area you have to tap and the second can mean you select the wrong option by mistake. Fortunately both are easy to solve. The tap size can be increased by changing the width and height for these elements in your mobile breakpoint: ......

Posted On Wednesday, April 16, 2014 7:50 PM

Twitter Bootstrap Succinctly

The Syncfusion Succinctly E-Books are coming thick and fast! The latest is one on the Twitter Bootstrap framework.

Posted On Monday, April 7, 2014 2:19 AM

Visual Studio 2013 Succinctly
Syncfusion have released another of their free ‘Succinctly’ e-book series, on Visual Studio 2013. With every release of Visual Studio there’s additional functionality, some of which may not be obvious or even buried where you can’t find it. Getting to know you way around quickly is paramount. This e-Book aims to help newcomers and experts alike. You can download it here. You’ll need to register if you’ve not done so before ......

Posted On Thursday, April 3, 2014 9:34 PM

Enjoy CSS - a tool to help your styling

Stuck for inspiration? Need help with CSS styling? The Enjoy CSS tool may help you. It lets you apply CSS effects dynamically and when you’re done, download the resulting style sheet.

Worth trying for sure. http://enjoycss.com/

Posted On Tuesday, April 1, 2014 2:03 AM

Macaw V1 Released
Macaw, ‘The Code-Savvy Web Design Tool’ was released on 31st March. My initial impressions are at the same time both of disappointment and enthusiasm. Disappointment at the missing features and things I can’t seem to do, and enthusiasm for what could be a superb tool. One of the initial frustrations is that there are no help videos or tutorials. There’s an introductory video which shows a lot but doesn’t always show how things are being done. There are some user-created videos on YouTube but these ......

Posted On Tuesday, April 1, 2014 12:45 AM

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