CSS Is 20 Years Old Today

Two decades ago, Opera's Chief Technical Officer, Håkon Wium Lie, published a document that would change web design forever. It was called Cascading HTML style sheets – a proposal. » 10/10/14 7:30am 10/10/14 7:30am

Awesome Guy Re-Created the Star Wars Opening Crawl with HTML and CSS

Here's something completely awesome on a day that needs more awesome. Tim Pietrusky recreated the famous opening crawl of Star Wars from 1977 using HTML, CSS and JavaScript because he couldn't find a web version of it. Even better, the code is all up on Codepen.io and Pietrusky detailed his process on his website for… » 9/16/13 8:00pm 9/16/13 8:00pm

This Subway Map Is Not an Image, Just Pure Code

This version of London's iconic tube map looks just like the official PDF of the transport network—but in fact it is created entirely from HTML, CSS, and JavaScript. » 5/22/13 6:32am 5/22/13 6:32am

This Is the Most Beautiful Way to Learn How to Code

These days, the sentiment of anyone who doesn't know how to code being destined to a life of homeless ineptitude has become a fairly common (if mildly exaggerated) one. But of all the ways out there to save yourself from a derelict fate, Jon Duckett's HTML and CSS: Design and Buil Websites, is, perhaps, the most… » 4/24/13 1:40pm 4/24/13 1:40pm

CSS Mona Lisa Turns Your Browser Into the Louvre

Using over 7,500 lines of code, hacker/artist Jay Salvat created this surprisingly detailed reproduction of da Vinci's Mona Lisa with nothing but cascading style sheets. It's about as modern as modern art can get. » 10/05/12 1:00pm 10/05/12 1:00pm

Here's How to Blow Up Websites You Don't Like with Bombs

I know there are times when you're cruising down the Internet highway, looking for a laugh as your hair is being blown back by AC when you stumble upon something so annoying that you start shaking your monitor and hope that it just blows up. It happens to all of us. We never do anything. But now you can. » 7/06/12 5:20pm 7/06/12 5:20pm

Cute Code Cards Communicate Christmas Cheers

The holidays are upon us, so check out these adorable, geek-infused greeting cards. They may possibly be the best and bug-free way to tell your loved ones all your base are belong to them. » 11/21/11 7:20pm 11/21/11 7:20pm

Adobe Edge May Become Beginning of the End for Flash

Adobe's Edge is a new animation tool that outputs pure HTML5. It has great potential and it will take over Flash for simple to medium projects. However, I wouldn't be surprised if this kills Flash forever in the long run. » 8/01/11 3:38am 8/01/11 3:38am

The Future of the Internet Has a (Kickass) Logo

To help prod along our slow, inexorable march towards the HTML5 web standard, and because everything today needs branding, the World Wide Web Consortium (W3C) has unveiled a snazzy new HTML5 logo. The biggest surprise? It's pretty controversial! » 1/18/11 5:00pm 1/18/11 5:00pm

Burn-Your-Favorite-Cult-Classic DVD Kiosk Coming To Walgreens

New ideas are needed to keep the tumbleweeds from blowing through the Walgreens photo department, and the latest is a burn-your-own-DVD kiosk, specializing in the rare and out-of-print. We were the first to report on the DVD Copy Control Association voting to approve the "DVD Download" CSS format. But many of you… » 10/29/07 8:34am 10/29/07 8:34am

Studios Greenlight Downloaded Movie Burning, Caveats Galore

Despite movie download services popping up left and right, most of them haven't reached any kind of mass appeal thanks to limitations on burning to DVD. Some, like CinemaNow, do allow burns, but have some difficulty with certain DVD players. Thanks to Sonic Solutions, there's a new licensing program called Qflix that… » 1/04/07 4:10pm 1/04/07 4:10pm