Microsoft DevRadio: Simple Styling Techniques

To play video, hover above and press play button. Abstract: Michael Palermo shows us some simple styling techniques for our Windows 8 apps using CSS.. Next Steps: Step #1 – Download Windows 8 Release Preview and Windows 8 SDKStep #2 – Download Visual Studio Express for Windows 8Step #3 – Start building your own Metro Style Apps…

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Sneak Peek at CSS3 Course

Here is a sneak peek of my latest course at Pluralsight regarding CSS3: [click here for a listing of all my courses at Pluralsight]

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CSS3 Target Trick

In my previous post regarding a CSS Hover Trick, I was challenged in the twitter universe to do something similar with images, but with the click event.  Could this be done without JavaScript?  But of course.  What makes this possible is use of two CSS3 selectors:  :not, :target. This will not work in older browsers,…

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CSS Hover Trick

In no way am I claiming this to be original.  But I can’t say I have seen this trick done anywhere else.  With the CSS :hover selector, you can create a nice “status message” appear in one location while hovering over particular items in a list (or menu).  Below are the screen captures of what…

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CSS3 Colors–HSLA to RGBA

In my previous post on CSS3 Colors – RGBA vs. HSLA, I provided a script to easily convert RGB to HSL using inputs/outputs friendly to CSS3.  In this post, I provide the reverse script – converting from HSL to RGB.  The trailing “A” means Alpha (scale of opacity), and requires no conversion. // elsewhere in…

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