If you’re using Chrome Developer Tools regularly, you might learn a new trick (or two) from this article. If you’re not using Chrome Developer Tools (then you’re probably an avid Firebug fan), this article could change your opinion. All in all, Chrome Developer Tools are simply brilliant.
My friends, I’d like to apologize for not sending you this newsletter issue last week (as I should have). I thought I might be able to finish it before my holidays, but as it turned out, I was wrong; that’s why you’re reading it only now.
To make it up to you (sort of), this issue is a tiny bit bigger than usual. I certainly hope you’ll like it.
Boris Smus explains all (currently) available solutions for implementing high DPI images and their advantages and disadvantages.
This article is not strictly (or technically) related to CSS, but it contains an incredibly important advice (possibly the most important advice of all) about our beloved industry. Just for the record, I feel overwhelmed too.
HSL color method is not very popular in development and design circles. That’s quite strange, because it is actually very practical, simple and useful.
Sean B. Palmer explains in detail how high density displays work and how to solve some of their challenges. A very technical (and interesting) read.
If you’re going responsive (and you should be), go all the way and make the videos responsive as well. Ian Devlin will show you how.
Soon you’ll be able to stop using clumsy and performance costly JS solutions that emulate sticky elements, because position: sticky has just landed in WebKit. Support right now is only Chrome Canary and WebKit nightly.
Dudley Storey shows a handy tip for more accurate colors when printing web pages. (Yes, people are printing pages more often than you think.)
This fine tutorial will get you up to speed with Twitter Bootstrap.
Join Adobe for a series of free full-day events to learn about the latest tools and techniques for creating content for the modern web.
Events are happening in San Francisco, London, Tokyo and Sydney. Entrance is free, so make sure you grab the ticket before they’re sold out.
Until next week
May the gods of CSS be with you at all times (you all know who they are).