Applying Alpha Channels to JPGs

Alpha JPGFor a long Time we have been waiting for a highly compressed image format that allows semi-transparent areas and is available in every browser. Well, it's been here all the time! Reduce page weight by replacing PNGs with semi transparent JPGs.more

Better CSS Sprites with SVG


SVG CSS sprites offer some possibilities for webdevelopers that are superior to the "classical" CSS sprites. With SVG it is possible to get access to much needed properties like "background-rotation" or "background-opacity" that currently are missing from the CSS spec. This article shows how SVG can give us additional useful CSS tools for our frontend coding tasks.