Pure CSS3 Animated Dropdown Navigation


As you probably already know, CSS3 introduces many new features, one of which is the ability to create animated transitions using nothing but CSS. You've seen this used for many different things, from animated buttons, to accordions menus, to some fun CSS experiments.

One common technique that is completely doable with CSS, but which still remains in the realm of jQuery and other Javascript techniques, is animated dropdown menus.

Do You Have What it Takes to Be a Freelance Designer/Developer?

There’s always a quandary when you’re a creative professional – you don’t know if you must go freelance or sign up with an organization that specializes in your kind of work. While it’s true that a full-time job could guarantee you financial security and free you of many responsibilities, there’s also the fact that your [...]

Use SQLite For Your Next PHP Project

SQLite is one of those awesome pieces of software known for its "liteness". It is, as you can guess from the name, a database designed to have as small a footprint as possible. SQLite is a very popular database, in fact, it is believed to be the most widely deployed SQL database engine in the world.

8 Less Common CSS Properties You May Find Interesting


We're all familiar with the most common CSS properties that we use daily, such as width, height, margin and border. And for most projects, the ones we use all the time are just fine. Of course, there are also those ones that you discover through your IDE's autocomplete feature, which can have some pretty interesting results. Some are immediately obvious to what they do, and some are not.

Website Security For Beginners


Security is a crucial subject that all web developers should know. After all, what good is a website if an attacker can cause it to go down in seconds? Unfortunately, it can be daunting to beginners when you start thinking of security simply as hoops you must jump through to have a safe site