Book Review: The New CSS Layout

I’ll be the first to raise my hand and admit that my CSS skills are about as stinky as the stinkiest egg sandwich. I just about manage to get by and normally rely on frameworks such as Material Design Lite or my colleagues for advice. This is why I…

Quick Tip: What's that font?!

Have you ever visited a website and wondered what web font is being used? I often visit websites with great typography and end up digging through the CSS in my developer tools until I find what I am looking for. There are actually a few plugins and extensions that you…

Loading CSS Asynchronously

When it comes to web page performance, the size and weight of every resource on the page is important. Large JavaScript and CSS files can slow down your page load times and frustrate your users. There are a number of techniques for loading JavaScript asynchronously and many different techniques for…

Automatically removing unused CSS using Grunt

I have previously blogged about the importance of keeping your web pages lean and the impact that unused CSS can have on your page performance. Apart from causing cluttered files, unused CSS can can slow down page load times due to the unnecessary weight of the file. Google Chrome developer…

Responsive Design and CSS3 Media Queries

Regular readers on this site will notice that there has been a major change on the site lately. The design of the site has changed as well as the layout. I have been playing around with the idea of Responsive design and also updating the look and feel of this…

Dot Less and Minifying CSS

A colleague introduced me to this wicked library for css files. If you are lazy like me, this tool is a great way to use variables in your css code so that you dont end up repeating yourself. Taken directly from the site: http://www.dotlesscss.org/ "Write regular…