Every Time You Call a Proprietary Feature “CSS3,” a Kitten Dies

March 2nd 2012 Any -webkit- feature that doesn’t exist in a specification (not even an Editor’s draft) is not CSS3. Yes, they are commonly evangelized as such, but they are not part of CSS at all. This distinction is not nitpicking. It’s important because it encourages certain vendors to circumvent the standards ...

Using max-width on images can make them disappear in IE8

February 25th 2012 I recently ran into a problem that was really hard to figure out. I was working on a responsive design where I used img max-width:100%; to make sure that images would be downsized rather than overflow in narrower viewports. It worked great everywhere… until I went to check in IE8. The ...