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Fragmented Development

Light Layout

Not an immense update, but I've changed the appearance of my website to correct a few issues. While the appearance of things has drastically changed, the CSS was only slightly tweaked.

The old layout relied on lots of CSS gradients and transparent background colors. While I thought it looked wonderful, and was very light on bandwidth, it caused browser slowdowns and some pretty extreme problems in Firefox.

The new layout is much more minimal, and sacrifices a few of the superficial effects for performance. It also makes the layout much easier to maintain in the future.

I've been revisiting this design a lot recently - I feel like it's almost finished growing into a final stage. Here's hoping it will keep getting better, and not regressing into something horrible!

Tags: housekeeping css

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