CSS reset for minimalists

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CSS resets help enforce style consistency across different browsers by providing a clean slate for styling elements. Resources like Normalize, et al., do an excellent job at managing this. For a couple of years now, I’ve opted to go with a minimalist approach to resets and found it to be...

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Add line height to body

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If you’ve been adding line height to each textual element separately, e.g., <h*>, <p>, etc., this is a helpful tip that you’ll want to try: add line height to the body selector instead. body { line-height: 1.5; } Now all textual elements will have a consistent line height that is...

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Zero-based date, Christmas, and emoji

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Here’s a quick tip if you’re starting out with JavaScript: which of the following values passed to the getMonth() and getDate() methods will print December 25? 11,24 11,25 12,25 If you answered 11,25, have some egg nog and an extra piece of ribbon candy, you’re doing awesome. Zero-based counting JavaScript...

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