SVG Basics—How To Create Simple Shapes And Lines

Last week I started a series on SVG and walked through the different ways you can include SVG inside an HTML page. Because I needed to show you something that would display on your screen, the examples included a green rectangle.

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SVG Basics—How to Work with Scalable Vector Graphics

Whenever I talk about responsive images, I mention that where possible, scalable vector graphics are a preferred option to bitmap images. The last time I offered the advice, I realized I didn’t know as much about SVG as I should.

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Twas the Night Before…
Flat Design

Happy Holidays All.

A few years back, 2007 to be exact, Christmas Eve coincided with one of my regularly scheduled days for a blog post. Figuring not many people would be paying attention, I decided to have a little bit of fun with the holiday poem A Visit from St. Nocholas.
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Learn More About Color By Working In Grayscale

Do you find color difficult to work with? Do you have trouble combining colors in a color scheme? Would you believe me if I told you one way to learn to work with color is to remove the color information?

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Thoughts About HTML5 Structural Elements

Do you use the new HTML5 structural elements like header, aside, article, and footer? If so, do you do use them because of the added semantics they carry?

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