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Monthly Archives: February, 2014

Designers Who Code Meetup in SF

Are you a designer who also codes? We’ve got just the meetup for you!  The Designers Who Code meetup group will be hosted at Adobe’s SF office on Wed, March 5 at 6pm. Join us for an evening of good talks, networking, drinks and fun. The line-up of speakers includes Divya Manian and CJ Gammon:... Continue reading →

Improving your site’s visual details: CSS3 text-align-last

In this post, I want to give a status report regarding the text-align-last CSS3 property. If you are interested in taking control of the small visual details of your site with CSS, I encourage you to keep reading. The problem First, let’s talk about why we need this property. You’ve probably already seen many text... Continue reading →

Using blend modes in HTML Canvas

Canvas blending is an HTML feature for designers and web developers. In this blog post, I  present the syntax and some use cases where blend modes are particularly useful. What are blend modes? To put it simply, blend modes are ways of combining two graphic objects using special mathematical formulas. Recently, blend modes have landed... Continue reading →

Observations from the CSS Working Group Meeting

Two weeks ago I had the opportunity to attend the CSS Working Group meeting in Seattle. I am not an official member of the Working Group and so couldn’t participate in the discussions. I was able to observe and see how the next generation web technologies are made. The meeting lasted three full days and... Continue reading →