Hello there. I am Terry and I am a full-time undergraduate based in Singapore. I take photos, write a blog and design websites.

And no, I'm not a teddy bear.

Tag: CSS

8 Javascript solutions to common CSS problems

8 Javascript solutions to common CSS problems

Jean-Baptiste Jung shares 8 ingenious jQuery-based javascript solutions on CatsWhoCode.comto circumvent the common CSS problems. While CSS is a semantically correct way of styling your webpages, not all popular browsers (like IE6, I know this comes very naturally for a designer) support CSS3 and there’s always this problem of cross-browser compatibility.

Easy Display Switch with CSS and jQuery

Easy Display Switch with CSS and jQuery

As javascript libraries becomes increasingly popular among designers and website visitors alike, your daily visitors are now expecting more than just static pages – they would be thrilled to see interactive, fluid pages. In 2006 A List Apart published an article on the holy grail of webdesign, which involves coding for fluid layouts in CSS. With the popularity of javascript libraries like jQuery, Soh Tanaka has written an excellent tutorial on teaching us how to incorporate fluid display options on our pages – allowing visitors to switch between different forms of display (think iTunes libraries). An interesting concept that is actually very simple, and can be easily done with a few lines of jQuery and CSS.

5 Ways to Instantly Write Better CSS

5 Ways to Instantly Write Better CSS

Recently I read about an article that teaches web designers five ways to write better, neater and cleaner CSS by Trevor Davis, after following a link in a tweet.

In case you’re still wondering what CSS stands for, it actually means Cascading Style Sheets – the stylesheet part is easy to understand. CSS is created with a notion to separate content and styling. The cascading part is a little tricky – it means that you can actually override certain properties in the stylesheet by being more specific in your selectors.

Back to the post itself, here are the five ways Trevis recommended, with my personal opinions/comments.

Compacting contents using Glider script

Compacting contents using Glider script

Thanks to Iva for requesting for this tutorial! Finally I have something to add to my long-dormant list of resources. Iva asked me over Twitter whether could I write a tutorial on how I’ve incorporated the famous Coda glider effect on my blog header. The basic function of the glider script is to replicate the [...]

50 Beautiful And User-Friendly Navigation Menus

50 Beautiful And User-Friendly Navigation Menus

Navigation menus are one of the most crucial component on your site – without good design and placement or the total lack thereof, new visitors will find it a challenge to figure out a way to browse through your content. Matt Cronin shared a compiled list of 50 beautiful and user-friendly navigation menus on Smashing Magazine recently.

Presenting teddY-risatioNâ„¢ Eta

Presenting teddY-risatioNâ„¢ Eta

First of all, I’m terribly sorry for being away from my blog for two weeks. It’s a personal record for being away for so long. The previous hiatus was 10 days – I beat it by 4 days! Heh. Okay, basically during that period I was trapped in the midst of my exams, ensnared by [...]

Fix for buggy Flickr badge JS

Fix for buggy Flickr badge JS

Yep, you didn’t read it wrongly – the javascript which Flick gave you to insert your personalised Flickr badge is indeed buggy! It just happened over the afternoon – the Flickr badge JS has some new modifications which will potentially affect the layout of your blog. The crux of the problem If you have the [...]

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Yea. You probably know what the Konami code is before getting to this page. So now what? Here is a randomised YouTube video on my favourites list... which includes Rickroll, if you're luck enough to get it.

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The Konami Code:
Konami Code sequence