CSSGram: Bringing Instagram-like photo filters to the web

CSSGram ScreenshotDespite currently being a Photography minor, where I am assured that I should only like pure photography without any filters, I do love my Instagram filters. I’ve secretly wished there was a way to bring those filters with me to the desktop or the web. Well, it’s here. Now.

CSSGram brings Instagram-like filters to the web, applying those filters to photos using only CSS! It’s a testament, really, to the power of CSS.

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Displaying ligatures on the web with CSS

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Those of us in graphic design are in the know about type features such as ligatures. In typography, a ligature occurs where two or more letters are joined as a single glyph in fonts that support them. A good example of a ligature is the lowercase f and the lowercase i characters. They can be displayed separately, but some fonts contain a ligature glyph of the f and i joined as fi.

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A Look at CSS Frameworks: Bootstrap

Bootstrap logoWith the rise of web standards, the introduction of HTML5, and the advances in CSS in the past decade, CSS frameworks have become an easy way to build websites. No longer do you have to re-invent the wheel each time, instead you can use one of many pre-built frameworks that are feature-packed to quickly produce the results you want, including responsive web pages.
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