Category Archives: CSS

Avoid the browser mess with conditional style sheets

As I explained in this article, the current web browser situation is a mess. Here’s the problem in a nutshell: Different browsers offer varying levels of support for modern HTML and CSS standards. In some cases, browsers may support certain standards, but in a different way than other browsers. What does this mean to application … Continue reading Avoid the browser mess with conditional style sheets

Avoiding the browser mess with PIE

As I explained in this recent post, the current browser situation is a mess. Some browsers support most of HTML5 and CSS3. Other browsers barely even support CSS2. The problem is, many people still use these old browsers, and as a result, developers cannot simply ignore them and build applications for newer, standards compliant browsers. … Continue reading Avoiding the browser mess with PIE

The browser mess: What developers must know before using CSS3

HTML5 gets all the press these days, but CSS3 really brings some great new possibilities to your web applications. CSS3 lets developers drastically improve an application’s look and feel with minimal effort. It lets developers use design elements that previously required the use of images and image editors. Why is that so important? Like it … Continue reading The browser mess: What developers must know before using CSS3

How to build a drop-down navigation menu with CSS

Creating a good-looking navigation menu is a great way to improve the overall look and feel of a web application. A well-designed and attractive menu will increase usability and give your application a polished feel. There are a few ways to go about creating a dropdown menu on a web app: Build a Flash-based menu … Continue reading How to build a drop-down navigation menu with CSS