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Monthly Archives: April 2010

CSS selector specificity and complexity in development

Introduction to CSS selectors Binding styles to elements of a web page Every CSS rule consists of simple or combined selectors, followed by a declaration of style properties. A browser constructs a tree out of the HTML elements, matches CSS selectors against them, applies the styles, and finally renders the document to the screen. #footer   Continue Reading…


Notes from the Scottish Ruby Conference 2010

m4s0n501 Three of our software engineers attended the Scottish Ruby Conference in Edinburgh. The Scottish Ruby Conference took place from 26-27 March 2010 in Edinburgh, the capital of Scotland. The twitter tag used for the conference was #scotconf, and photos can be found in the flickr group. I think the schedule, and the conference in   Continue Reading…