Collective #48

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CSS Awesomeness * JS Form Validation * OOCSS * Lavalamp Menu * Free Font * Inspiration * Responsive Boilerplate Framework

Collective 48

Inspirational Website of the Week

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The Handytest by FINN.no is our pick this week. The interactive test is based on an interesting navigation and it is beautifully designed.

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Parsley.js

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With the Parsley.js library you can easily validate forms with JavaScript. It's light-weight and highly configurable.

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Sneak Peek Into The Future: Selectors, Level 4

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Andrzej Mazur gives us an overview of some future CSS goodness in this Smashing Magazine article.

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The pro's guide to CSS layouts

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Peter Gasston gives us an overview of some future layout techniques that will make creating websites for all kinds of devices much easier and smarter.

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Top Drawer

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Jordan Moore shows how to create a smooth revealing menu using CSS3.

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Retina for web workflow

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Michiel de Graaf explains how to manage and simplify the extra work that comes with creating websites for retina displays.

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css-animations.js

A library that uses the CSS DOM API to access CSS3 keyframe animations, enabling you to control them in your JavaScript.

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Quick Tip: Store Data in the Browser with IndexedDB

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Learn how to store data in the browser using IndexedDB from this tutorial by Martin Angelov.

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WebcamSwiper

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An experiment to control a photo carousel using getUserMedia to watch for swipes left and right with a hand.

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Css-only Lavalamp-like Fancy Menu Effect

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Learn how to create a stylish looking lavalamp menu in this tutorial by Paulina Hetman.

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Understand the Favicon

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Jonathan T. Neal shares what he learned about the favicon in this in-depth article.

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Free Font: Higher

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Higher is an interesting display font created by Marisa Passos.

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Setting Up a Local WordPress Testing Environment

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A detailed tutorial on how to set up WordPress for local testing by Matej Latin for Tutorialzine.

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Your logo is still an imageā€¦ and so is mine!

Harry Roberts shares his thoughts and insight on which markup is better for a logo.

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Responsive Navigation Menu

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Nick La shows us a great technique on how to create a responsive navigation menu without any JavaScript.

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Responsive Boilerplate Framework

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If you want to start your responsive project then this might be an interesting framework for you: an elegant & minimalistic CSS3 grid system, made with only one container and 12 columns.

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The Future of OOCSS: A Proposal

A great article by Philip Walton with some interesting suggestions for OOCSS.

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Creating 3D worlds with HTML and CSS

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Keith Clark pushes the possibilities of CSS by creating a realistic 3D environment using CSS 3D transforms.

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Tiny Monsters

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A really nice little 2D game by Ivan Kuckir written in JavaScript. Your job is to cut small parts from a polygon without touching the tiny monsters inside.

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Typography for designers

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Find great font resources on this collection site, or simply get inspired.

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Slot machine with jQuery and CSS 3D transforms

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Gregor Adams shows us his updated version of a jQuery slot machine, this time in 3D.

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10 Blurred Backgrounds

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A set of free, high-resolution blurred backgrounds (1920x1200px) by Shantha Abeyrathne.

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