Category Archives: Colophon

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Foo Hack 4.0

Partly because I haven’t been writing much CSS these days, and partly because it’s been just over a year since the last redesign, I felt like this site needed a face lift.

Fonts

I’ve been getting more and more excited about the impending freedom of the @font-face CSS declaration. The prospect using any true-type or open-type …Read More

Foo Hack Redesign 3.0

So, it started out as just a few font changes. I’d been growing less and less pleased with Trebuchet MS, and had found a few cases where it broke the militant line-height rules I’d set for this site. In general, I felt that it was too crowded, and the gray hash textured background …Read More

Marching to a Vertical Cadence

Regular readers will notice that this blog got a bit of a face-lift today. The obvious change is the addition of a background texture, but actually the biggest change is that I updated all of the elements to fit into a vertical em grid. Actually, I’m not all that thrilled with the background …Read More