Articles on CSS

Jeff Dickey

Jeff Dickey

Roll Your Own Asset Pipeline with Gulp

I’ve found myself using Gulp for just about everything involving HTML/CSS/JS these days. It’s super fast, quick to write scripts for and flexible. I’m at a point now where I have a ton of projects I can just cd into, run gulp and be up and running. It’s the best solution I’ve found for delivering

Andy Peterson

Andy Peterson

Ew… you got CSS in my Javascript

The other weekend I test drove a little Javascript library to output CSS style rules from within Javascript. I took the most obvious Javascript-literal approach to get the most out of Javascript support in editors. I called it Csster (“sister”), and it looks like: Csster.style({ h1: { fontSize: 18, color: ‘chartreuse’ } }); All it

Alex Cruikshank

Alex Cruikshank

A few experiments with HTML 5 applications

I’ve had a long-standing interest in taking client-side programming beyond display logic and input validation. The new HTML 5 technologies are making full-scale application development in the browser increasingly practical. Unfortunately, the needs of Carbon Five’s clients generally exceed the capabilities of purely client-side solutions, so I don’t get to spend as much time developing

Andy Peterson

Andy Peterson

Agile Practices… visualized?

Only pure agile devotees will find it interesting… Revisiting agile methodologies, I wanted to solidify my understanding of the differences between agile, scrum, XP, etc. I went through a mini-research project of reviewing the “canonical” sources of these practices, and then built a quick visualization to clarify my understanding: http://ndpsoftware.com/agile_methods/agile_methods.html Hint: Try dragging around the

Andy Peterson

Andy Peterson

Convenient CSS and Javascript in Ruby on Rails

I get tired of hunting through a hierarchy of folders and files, from the views to the public folder, to locate a certain CSS or Javascript file. It’d be convenient to have them right with the markup, but embedding these definitions within your HTML markup is a bad idea for several reasons. For our current

admin

admin

Compass, the 960 CSS framework, and Semantic Markup

Finding your way to meaningful grid layouts using the Compass framework My problem: Grid layouts – crazy, sexy, cool. Presentation classes in my semantic markup – neither sexy nor cool, and arguably crazy. These days I can’t help but notice a burgeoning awareness regarding seasoned typographical principles and practices and lively discussions around the best

Alon Salant

Alon Salant

Agile User Experience (UX) Resources

For the seven years that we have been evolving our Extreme Programming practice, we have repeatedly readdressed the question of how to best integrate user experience design (visual design, information architecture,…) with an agile process. As a consulting company, it has always been a requirement that we flex our process to accommodate our clients and

What can we help you with?

Tell us a bit about your project, or just shoot us an email.

Interested in a Career at Carbon Five? Check out our job openings.