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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

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 general,   Continue Reading…