Posts filed under “CSS”

Gmail gadgets on (the) right side

GmailGadget

Gmail is the most powerful web based email client, but sometimes it lacks of some customization features. Since it’s possible to add any gedget by url, and many are already available via Gmail Labs, why not putting them on the right side of the screen?? If you have a wide screen like mine and they [...] Read more →

SpriteMe

Background images make pages look good, but also make them slower. Each background image is an extra HTTP request. There’s a fix: combine background images into a CSS sprite. But creating sprites is hard, requiring arcane knowledge and lots of trial and error. SpriteMe removes the hassles with the click of a button. In brief [...] Read more →

CSS preformance

I just reat a pretty cool (and funny) article about performance of CSS selectors.. You shoul read it too: http://blog.twoalex.com/2010/02/26/a-shocking-truth-about-css/ It is a summary of these two articles: http://www.stevesouders.com/blog/2009/06/18/simplifying-css-selectors/ http://www.stevesouders.com/blog/2009/03/10/performance-impact-of-css-selectors/ P.S. It is pretty cool to look at this table (last link), it makes me think a lot (please compare Google to Facebook)! Web Site [...] Read more →