Who Needs GIMP and Inkscape When You Can Use CSS?
Jul 20, 2009, 03:04 (0 Talkback[s])
[ Thanks to Kurt
Edelbrock for this link. ]
"Not all of these CSS tips and tricks will work in
every browser. As always, it's important to test them throughly
across browsers and operating systems before you incorporate them
into your design. Many of these effects rely on CSS2 selectors
(such as the :before tricks below) or Webkit, and you can get a
whole slew of new ideas by looking at these effects. If you couple
can create some nice graphics without a single image. Remember,
though, these languages and frameworks have a tendency to change
really quickly, so it may be helpful to subscribe to the free
Cherrysave feed to keep up with the latest details.
"Five CSS Hacks to Avoid Images
"1. Create CSS Drop Shadows and Disabled Text
"Here's an easy one to start with. You can avoid using Photoshop
to add shadows to text by using the text-shadow declaration. If you
want to make text look like it is disabled, you can add a gray
title to white text."