Back in January I wrote a post explaining the new linear gradient syntax, and promised to return to explain the equivalent for radial gradients when it had been implemented somewhere. That time is now, as the latest preview release of IE10 brings full support for the new syntax — and unprefixed, to boot.
As you’re probably aware, the search is underway for a new responsive images syntax. Matt Wilcox wrote an excellent article looking at each of the proposals and assessing their strengths and weaknesses. Reading this article made me consider the problem, and I’ve put together a notional syntax based on the positives and negatives of all of the proposals. I’m going to submit it to the Responsive Images Community Group, but first I’d like to ask you to kick the tyres a little.
There are a lot of books on web development, and even more writing available for free online. You have to have something special to stand out in this market, and the latest to try is Smashing Book #3: Redesign The Web. Smashing Magazine used to be known for their ‘Top 50 Whatever’ lists, but in the last few years, as clones and competitors sprung up around them, they’ve carved out their own space online with quality practical writing, so I was keen to see what was in their latest book of original content.