Integrating Google Maps API v3 Into Your Webpage

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Integrating Google Maps API v3 Into Your Webpage

As of May 2010, Google depreciated the Google Maps Javascript API v2 and encouraged us to start using the new version 3 API. Version 2 will still work in case you are using it on your website, but upgrading to v3 is pretty straight forward and pretty easy. With v3, you no longer have to […]

Understanding Margin and Padding

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Understanding Margin and Padding

Before I started designing for the web, I read a lot of blogs and tutorials on box modeling. Box modeling is basically the html way of laying out your design in a series of “divisions”, referred to as divs, or any other block-level elements (ex. h1-h6, paragraphs, block-quotes, unordered lists, ordered lists, etc.) and then […]

Box Shadow and CSS3

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Box Shadow and CSS3

Coming from a print background, I use drop shadows all the time. They look good (when not overused) and print well. Not to mention they are easy to create with practically a click of a button in Photoshop. On the web though, designers have to be VERY careful when using shadows. There are too many […]