I wanted to make my command line shell prompt to be more noticeable and nicer with some color. I wanted to take advantage of 256 colors when available, but fall back to a simpler color scheme when only 8 colors are available, and to no colors if none are available.Continue reading post "Color shell prompt for available colors"
This weekend, I implemented a dark theme for my site.Continue reading post "Dark theme for my site"
Browser support for
rgba colors is very wide, basically working in everything but IE8- and really old browsers. In the name of progressive enhancement, it’s still good to give those browsers a fallback, the simplest being the solid version of the same color. This can be done by putting the property twice, once with a solid value and once with an
rgba value. The non-supporting browsers will take the solid color and ignore the
rgba, while the supporting browsers will take both, with the
rgba overriding. As an example:
color: #fff; color: rgba(1, 1, 1, 0.6);.
To that end, I created a mixin to do this automatically, similar to my