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Making the Web Sweeter with Food Network and Cupcakes

There are two things we know for sure that almost everyone loves: mobile applications and cupcakes. Food Network brought the two together in a beautiful tablet application called, appropriately enough, Cupcakes! (check it out on Apple’s App Store). Cupcakes! is kind of a cupcake encyclopedia, full of recipes, ideas, tips, and of course, inspirational cupcake... Continue reading →

CSS Shaders now in CSS Filter Effects Specification

After detailed discussion with members of the CSSWG, a decision has been made to incorporate the CSS Shaders specification into the CSS Filter Effects specification. As a result, the feature known as Shaders will now be referred to as Custom Filters. For more information, check out the CSS Custom Filters page.  Samples are also available... Continue reading →

Exclusions Layout: First Fit Revisited

A couple of posts back, Hans Muller began outlining an algorithm for determining where to start layout within complex shapes. His initial algorithm only determined what positions were candidates for beginning layout. Recently, he has completed the algorithm to select the correct position. Check out his blog for the details and an awesome demo. Continue reading →

CSS Exclusions and Shape Intersection

CSS Exclusions promises to open up a new class of magazine-style layouts for the web. As you might imagine, the feature also brings with it a bunch of compelling engineering challenges. One example is efficiently computing the intersection of the horizontal boxes that represent inline content with the inside or outside of polygonal exclusion shapes.... Continue reading →

CSS & SVG

With the addition of CSS transitions and transforms, web developers can create interactive content with relatively simple markup. Understanding how to use these features with SVG, which has its own transform and animation systems, can be a little difficult. For example, let’s take a look at a simple interactive element, which animates its color and... Continue reading →