Browsing articles from "August, 2011"

CSS Sprites for Beginners

Aug 23, 2011

A lot of people who are new to modern web development concepts are not introduced to this technique early on in their education, whether school- or self-taught. In short, sprites: decrease the number of http requests to your server by combining the majority of your image assets remove the flicker that occurs using older methods read more…

A Quick Understanding of Absolute Positioning

Aug 14, 2011

This is by no means an exhaustive explanation of how absolute positioning works when trying to position block level elements in other block level elements. I will attempt to give a quick answer to a question I get a lot from new web developers: “Why isn’t this element where I want it?” I’m of the read more…

Evenly Spaced Text for Navigation Menus in PS

Aug 9, 2011

When I first started designing websites in Photoshop, I had a hard time evenly spacing words used in header navigation menus. If i wanted to adjust the spacing between each navigation item I’d have to nudge the individually. This tutorial will show you how to create evenly spaced words in a Photoshop text.