Steven Bradley clarifies the inner workings of z-index, by looking at stacking contexts and a few practical examples.
Sara Soueidan shows why are CSS Shapes awesome and how to use them in conjunction with CSS Regions to improve the reading experience.
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David Storey looks at the IE’s release schedule and update strategy and into the story around use of prefixes and standardisation of new features available in IE11.
Through this series of articles Cory Simmons gives a nice and detailed introduction into Gumby Framework (a flexible, responsive CSS framework powered by Sass).
David Walsh shows that it’s actually possible to use position:absolute in tables, despite the fact that Firefox is not playing nicely with it.
The Monkey Inferno is a startup idea lab where we work in small teams to dream up and build new consumer web products. We’re hiring a Front End Engineer to work on a variety of challenges — from established websites to experimental ventures to mobile webviews.
Browser-Sync is a tool that keeps multiple browsers & devices in sync during development. It can watch your files, inject CSS and reload the page when something changes. It can keep in sync links, scroll and even form data.
Grunt Styleguide is a universal CSS styleguide generator for Grunt. It supports styledocco and kss-node framework preprocessor templates.
NTH-TEST is a quick and easy way to test your nth-child and nth-of-type rules.
Until next week