Tag Archive: Web Browser

  1. Screenshot of Take Me Home James' website demonstrating the use of Flexbox.

    I love Flexbox. It really is the perfect solution to all those pesky layout problems of yesteryear. It’s been a welcome member of my web development arsenal for some time now (with appropriate fall-backs in place for those less well-endowed browsers of course), but I’m still frequently amazed by both the power and simplicity at which it goes about its business. Flexbox (or ‘Flexible Box Layout Module’ if you’re a fan of syllables) is a method for laying out content on a web page, whereby items can be grouped or distributed within a container much more easily than previous layout …

  2. CSS Pseudo Elements On Images

    Image of a web page's HTML code

    Please note: This post relates to an ealier website build, in a time when I thought that this kind of behaviour was perfectly acceptable. Please forgive me. Forever on the lookout for ways to speed up the loading time of my website, I realised that the graphics for each of my music production, web development and online promotion pages were causing considerable overhead. This surprised me at first, as I’d taken the time to create SVGZ (zipped SVG) files (with a neat fall back to PNG for those less well-endowed browsers), but all-in, the six images on my ‘Web Development’ …