The HTML5 Document Outline

The HTML 4 document outline, while easy to understand, has a few issues. It doesn’t allow for tangential content and it can be difficult to merge content from multiple documents. The HTML5 document outline and the new structural elements solve those problems in theory.

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Stop Calling It Responsive Design—It’s Web Design

If I ask what is responsive design what do you think about? Relative measurements like % and em over absolute measurements like px? Do you think of breakpoints? High resolution images, the picture element, and srcset? Maybe you think about deliverables in the browser or site performance on mobile devices.

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HTML Structural Elements And The Document Outline

Do you use the new HTML5 structural elements like header, aside, article, and footer? I asked that question back in December when I recorded and posted some thoughts about the new HTML5 structural elements. My thoughts were mainly to wonder aloud if there was any reason to use the new elements.

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SVG Basics—Creating Paths With Curve Commands

Last week I began a discussion about paths, mainly focusing on the different line commands you can use to draw lines and shapes. Today I want to continue the path discussion and talk about the different curve commands at your disposal.

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SVG Basics—Creating Paths With Line Commands

A couple of weeks ago when talking about basic SVG shapes, I mentioned paths as a more general way to create any shape. Paths are more powerful and flexible than the basic shapes and they can be used to create any or all of them.

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