Eight CSS Tips for Advanced Layouts and Effects

2017-07-03 11 min read GuestPost
The realm of web front-end development has made considerable progress over the last few years. However, the web front-end, as the users see it, is still the same: HTML markup styled with CSS. Many layout problems can seem simple at first but often proves to be tricky. Without extensive knowledge of how certain CSS features work, these advanced layouts can seem impossible to achieve with CSS alone. In this article, you will find eight expert CSS tips and tricks that leverage lesser known CSS features to implement some of these advanced layouts and effects. Continue reading

using `!#$’ to referance backward-word

2011-11-03 1 min read bash Linux
Image by jeffalldridge via Flickr Here is something that I found on the commandlinefu cp /work/host/phone/ui/main.cpp !#$:s/host/target Ah well…its very interesting and very useful. Some explanation: !# – means the current command (similar to !! being the last command) $ – represents the last parameter :s – is used for substitution. Related articles CommandLineFu: Amazing Collection Of Command Line Gems [Linux & Mac] (makeuseof.com) Oh, the Iron-y (ftalphaville.ft.com)