Easy JavaScript: change your CSS styles with no functions needed

After you have invested some time in learning HTML and CSS, you might be overwhelmed by the prospect of ALSO learning Javascript. Luckily, there are lots of things you can do with Javascript without actually knowing it. One easy win is manipulating the HTML and CSS you've already written. Anything ... Read more »

DAT.GUI: so useful...so ugly. I extracted the CSS and prettied it up

This exercise is a good demonstration of an important principle: you don't have to have any idea what you are doing to get in there and change things up. When I was making my Manifesto page, I kept being annoyed by a mysterious, ugly control panel that clung to the ... Read more »

The trick to using multiple counters in css... and how to number your figures

Once I figured out how to use them, I fell in love with counters. You can add incrementing numbers to anything. ... Read more »

How to shout "understated elegance" with your very own drop cap

You obviously can't be a blogger without a personalized drop-cap. Says who? Says I, because I spent an entire day making mine, so everyone else should, too. Unfortunately, by writing this post, I discovered all sorts of new ways to make drop-caps, so now my CSS circles look... humble. Can ... Read more »