Tag Archives: CSS

Absolute but not empty, CSS rendering bug in legacy Android and how to fix

What “Absolute” means Let’s start with a foreword on the main term of the subject, because as many things CSS names can be misleading in many ways. So first thing ¬†doesn’t mean “absolute” in the natural language way, it’s not like an element with this property stops being tied to anything at all, rather we … Continue reading Absolute but not empty, CSS rendering bug in legacy Android and how to fix

CSS table, WebKit, Blink and the missing pixel with width 100%

Old saying: If you never tried to center vertically a text, you know nothing about CSS CSS tables¬†are the main instrument that¬†browsers, since¬†IE8 included and above,¬†make available to perform basic typographical¬†operations such as center¬†a text vertically inside of a container without knowing the height of the container nor¬†the bulk of the text in terms of … Continue reading CSS table, WebKit, Blink and the missing pixel with width 100%

DotCSS && DotJS conferences @ Paris 2014

The¬†FrontEnd team of¬†Venere.com¬†in mid November¬†took off for Paris¬†to attend¬†two¬†dotConferences¬†organized in spectacular locations, with high level speakers and contents that have proven to meet expectations, in short an experience worth¬†to be repeated. dotCSS Despite the important role¬†that CSS plays in the construction of modern web applications the conference, held in November 14th, had difficulties in finding … Continue reading DotCSS && DotJS conferences @ Paris 2014

UX for fat fingers, increasing checkbox tappable area

Checkboxes are a fundamental element for web form, they are often needed to allow users to¬†manifest their agreement to terms & conditions of services, making them a mandatory element to allow a registration or a purchase. The¬†HTML¬†¬†element belongs to the¬†¬†family and it has the advantage/disadvantage¬†of being styled and managed differently based on the operative system … Continue reading UX for fat fingers, increasing checkbox tappable area

Eight things to care about for a mobile site on Windows Phone 8

Developing for the mobile web so far has been like exploring a small happy island, with some hidden dangers of course due to the high fragmentation of Android, but since the Android and iOS systems got the leading of the mobile market, with their default browsers based of WebKit, we had a moment to breath. … Continue reading Eight things to care about for a mobile site on Windows Phone 8

Self sending hundreds emails to check newsletter in Outlook? Word is faster

It’s hard to find information about HTML emails development workflow, for sure they are not a new trendy thing that attracts developers attention, instead they stopped at a technology standard that predates IE6. But newsletter emails are still nowadays¬†the best direct marketing instrument to retain visitors, so it is valuable to know some hard facts … Continue reading Self sending hundreds emails to check newsletter in Outlook? Word is faster

The Next Challenge of the Web is Us

ForwardJS keynotes of Christian Heilmann¬†(@codepo8)¬†addressing the growing complexity of frontend development technologies and how important it is that we keep the initial barrier low to make the web accessible to new developers and publishers as well. Many new IT users land directly on smartphone with they’re closed apps environments, how can we bring the web to these new users?

CSS table, basic structure for a typical mobile app layout

Many years were needed for developers to abandon tables as a mean to construct web pages layouts and switch to more semantically meaningful elements combined with CSS, but the bad side-effect of the awareness campaign¬†for building flexible layouts with style sheets was the complete demonization¬†of HTML tables and the CSS properties that allow to access … Continue reading CSS table, basic structure for a typical mobile app layout