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Ben Nadel
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brothercake

Member since Feb 20, 2015

Recent Blog Comments By brothercake

  •   Is Not A Four-Letter Word

    Posted on Mar 5, 2015 at 3:21 PM

    Hmm .. there's an unclosed STRONG tag floating around somewhere!... read more »

  •   Is Not A Four-Letter Word

    Posted on Mar 5, 2015 at 3:19 PM

    Accessibility beats speed. Like rock-paper-scissors.... read more »

  •   Is Not A Four-Letter Word

    Posted on Mar 3, 2015 at 9:28 AM

    @Ben, Or it might make it harder :-O I've never used any of those pre-processors, so I can't really comment. But it always seems to come down to the same thing -- it's only when you finish something, that you understand how you should have built it :-D... read more »

  •   Is Not A Four-Letter Word

    Posted on Mar 3, 2015 at 9:11 AM

    @Ben, lol, you say that now ;-)... read more »

  •   Is Not A Four-Letter Word

    Posted on Mar 3, 2015 at 8:40 AM

    @Ben, Something wrong with "overflow-x:auto"? :-) This is the approach I prefer, and it works responsively: http://www.sitepoint.com/best-practice-for-code-examples/ (The comments got bogged down with tabs vs spaces ... but anyway :-) ) Though it is true that the code is harder to ... read more »

  •   Is Not A Four-Letter Word

    Posted on Feb 26, 2015 at 5:42 PM

    @Rick, FWIW I find that's a waste of space. Users need to be able to resize text (and by extension, line height and letter spacing), but they don't need to be able to resize padding. Increasing the text size puts pressure on the viewport (because larger text needs more space), so resizing the pa... read more »

  •   Is Not A Four-Letter Word

    Posted on Feb 25, 2015 at 9:18 AM

    @Ben, > I want to disagree... but I don't think I do :D :-) > I find liquid layouts a bit awkward to consume as monitors get larger. But, of course, that's just my personal opinion. But you can resize your window ;-) It's very true that (for example) 14px text within a 1000px column is w... read more »

  •   Is Not A Four-Letter Word

    Posted on Feb 20, 2015 at 7:25 AM

    There are valid use-cases for nbsp -- the article Chris Peters linked to had a prime one -- using it to prevent text from splitting in certain places. That's literally what a non-break space is for -- a space that doesn't break. But the pipe example in this article is an abuse of markup -- using it... read more »