Pultz Links

I just said that I’d stop posting constant lists of links… but these are from somebody else, so it’s okay. Chris Pultz (trainer extraordinaire) sent me some great links through that would be useful to anybody getting started in designing with cascading style sheets

  • Keep It Simple, Stupid showcases 49 site designs that are beautiful for what they did not do to their sites more than what they did do. The easiest thing you can always do to create a great looking site is create strong alignment and not litter the page with widgets, type and color. Many of these do it very well.
  • Stripe Generator: Along with text/icons reflected off a surface, you can find a striped texture in many sites that could be considered a part of web 2.0. If you’re looking to look cool and trendy, this site will help you get your stripes.
  • Faux Column CSS Layouts: Columns in CSS tend to only be as long as the contents of that column dictate. This causes you to have columns of different lengths when you really want them to all be the same length. The easiest trick around this is to visually fake the columns by placing a columned image background behind the layout. This site provides many examples to help you get started.
  • 25 Code Snippets for Web Designers: For the intermediate web developer, these are some useful code bits that will help you add some interactivity and pieces of flair to your web site. An AJAX contact form, sIFR and examples of CSS unordered lists are just some of the things that you will find here.
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