The Coding Brain

Learning a coding language, in my opinion, is very similar to learning a spoken language. You need to learn how to read and write it well (perhaps not fluently, but well) in order for yourself, as well as others, to understand what you’re communicating. The way a server or browser might not be able to The Coding Brain

How to Create Gradients in CSS

Finally, the standard is here for creating non-browser-specific CSS gradients across all the latest, standards-compliant browsers! CSS .grad{background:linear-gradient(#40b3ff, #09f)} HTML <a href="#" class="grad">Simple Gradient Hurray!</a> Demo Simple Gradient Hurray! (if you’re not seeing a gradient, your browser doesn’t support linear-gradient yet) So beautifully simple. Simple Fail-safe for Older Browsers .grad{background-color:#09f;background:linear-gradient(#40b3ff, #09f)} background-color:#09f — Use this How to Create Gradients in CSS

Beautifully Simple Feedback Widget

Works perfectly in the latest versions of Firefox, Chrome, Safari, and IE and uses only CSS. Demo View Demo CSS #feedback{display:block;position:fixed;top:65%;right:0;font-family:georgia,serif;font-size:20px;color:#fff;padding:15px;border-left:4px #7fccff solid;background:#09f} #feedback a{display:block;font-size:0;color:#b4e0fd;transition:all 0.5s ease} #feedback:hover a{font-size:inherit} HTML <div id="feedback">feedback<a href=""></a></div> As with all my scripts, I write them as simply and cleanly as possible to get the job done. This script can Beautifully Simple Feedback Widget

Beautiful Apple Style Dropdown Menu

UPDATE — While this article may still hold some value, it is pretty dated. To see the very last incarnation of this menu’s code, download the Startup theme. You can also find my very latest (2015 onward) menus in the GenericTools code samples. If you’re not an Apple fan or want a custom look, no Beautiful Apple Style Dropdown Menu

My Coding Code of Ethics

Quick and Dirty I loathe licensing. All the code I write and share on my blog (unless otherwise noted) is public domain (wiki). In short, that means there is no license whatsoever, no limitations, and you do not need to ask permission. My writings, ideas, theories, opinions, observations, creations, projects, experiments, etc., however, are of My Coding Code of Ethics

Quick Code Snippets

I’m really putting the feelers out there on this cheat sheet, so I definitely need some feedback, if I’m to keep adding code snippets. Request a snippet: Request a Code Snippet If you really want to dive headfirst into web designing, blogging, writing, etc., I recommend trying out (completely free). If you’d rather have Quick Code Snippets