Character Entities Cheat Sheet for HTML, CSS and Javascript

I always had to fiddle and look around multiple sources to get the correct Character Entity with their named or numeric entity for HTML, the unicode entity for CSS, or the Octal-encoded character for Javascript. For instance, in CSS, to add → in the content of :before, you can write – .more:before { content: "\2192"; […]

[nsfw-ish] Responsive b**bs, err, responsive content with html/css

Working on a website that needs to be responsive. Client: Can we get the boobs of the images of those females be responsive. Make them bigger in desktop browsers, subtle in tablets and “ok” in Smartphones. Perhaps extra large on very big monitors. Me: Hmmmm, sure, why not. I can even do a “boobs.js” to […]

Stop torturing yourself with plain CSS, code with a CSS pre-processor

First, let me tell you, I’m pretty good with CSS. However, I’ve always hated writing CSS. Writing CSS is like using dried woods, leaves and rocks to lit a fire everything you need to cook something. You may become very good with it, but it’s an unforgiving task and you’ve to do the rigorous feat […]

Startup Research, CSS text-overflow and why should you keep things simple

One of the early topics in the Founder Institute curriculum is “Startup Research”. Here is a video and slides of a Startup Research lesson to the Silicon Valley program by Adeo Ressi, Founder of the Founder Institute. The talk provides an overview of how the character of different markets affects the reality of operation, how […]

CSS Variables

It is very common to find repeated property values in a CSS stylesheet. CSS Variables allow authors to define variables that are reusable as property values anywhere in a stylesheet and queryable/modifiable through an extension of the CSS Object Model.