Greg Thomson

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A Web Designer's Typographic Boilerplate

I like to use a typography.css in my projects; a separate file which houses all the basic structural typographic styles I'll need. A lot of what's …

Backbone.js Tips And Patterns

Perform Deep Copies Of Objects<p>JavaScript treats all primitive-type variables as pass-by-value. So, the value of a variable is passed when the …

Pure CSS3 breadcrumb navigation - the pixel perfect way

Description<p>The problem with most CSS3 based breadcrumbs is that they use border based triangles for the arrows which is awful because:<p>1. Hover …

8 awesome CSS tools for productive web design

Recently I’ve been looking for tools to improve my web design workflow, especially to work with CSS better. In this post you can discover some of the …

B tested patterns for higher conversion rates and growth

Try Being Direct instead of indecisive.<p>You can send your message with uncertainty trembling in your voice, or you can say it with confidence. If …

Behance

The Future of CSS: Flexbox Is a Game Changer

Look Ma, no floats! <i>Image: Abobe</i>HTML5 and CSS 3 offer web developers new semantic tags, native animation tools, server-side fonts and much more, but …

AdWords Lessons From SEO Agencies?

C’mon! AdWords lessons from SEO agencies? What do SEOs really know about the complex and strategic world of PPC?<p>Well, in this article we’re gonna …

25 diverse patterns in site design

Patterns can make a website design more interesting and appealing. Often mildly skeuomorphic in nature, they bring an element of real-world texture …

How to create a color picker with HTML5 Canvas

Creating canvas apps is the new thing, we can even create games with it, it’s supported in all major browsers both desktop and mobile, and that makes …

Getting Started with Octopress

Octopress is a static blogging framework built on top of Jekyll. It uses scripts to build static files to be deployed to a server.<p>Don't Worry…<p>…we'll …

Node.js Events

by Christopher Roach21 Mar 2013<p>Difficulty:IntermediateLength:QuickLanguages:<p>Web DevelopmentJavaScriptNode.js<p>This post is part of a series called …

Relational Databases for Dummies

Web apps can be split into two major components: a front-end that displays and collects information, and a back-end for storing the information. In …