Are a Web developer or a designer who have been writing CSS styles? Okay! Rhetorical questions aside!!! There is a new way of writing few, clean and effective CSS styles, with…..LESS. LESS as it is called, is a dynamic stylesheet language.
Sometimes when deciding on which color to use in your websites, magazines, business cards e.t.c It might not be an easy task. If you are one of those sometimes have trouble on which color to use for a project, thanks God!! some people have made the way of deciding on which color to use a bit easy for you.
The following are some of the links to various articles about color in designing:
This is an article by Ben Gremillion from Smash Magazine. Ben, explains to you how computers name colors by using a hexadecimal code. That is, a color code that uses combinations of exactly six characters made from ten numerals and six letters — preceded by a hash mark.
He makes it easier for you and breaks down the hexadecimal into manageable bytes in reference to red, green and blue, which are called as the Primary Colours(hue). These are the colors “that can not be formed by mixing others colors”, but “they are used to form other colors when they are mixed together.”
Read more about Ben’s article here
This infographic by template monster breaks it all for you!! Shows you which sites uses blue color( for Inspirational), blue color as one of the “fantastic 3″(Primary Colours(hue)), effects of blue cocktails and usage of blue colour(In branding). Read more here.
Okay! Trust me on this, the book has the following chapters:
Chapter 1-Getting Started
Here you will learn:
- What Will I Learn?
- How Do I Get Started?
- Conventions Used in The Book
- Conditional Statements
- Looping Statements
Andrew Burgess goes on to give you the following more basics:
- Type Methods
Chapter 4-More Concepts and Best Practices
Here the following are covered:
- Object Methods
Chapter 5-Working with HTML
- Kids, Meet the DOM
- Finding Elements
- Traversing the DOM
- Adding, Removing, and Modifying Elements
- The DOM, In Sum
Additional information in the book are:
- Appendix A: Further Study
- Appendix B: What We Didn’t Cover
- About Andrew Burgess
- Screencasts used in the book