I needed to add Dropdown menus to a site that a designed using Drupal. I found a few modules (Nice Menus, etc) that would enable me to easily add dropdown menus to my site, but I wanted to use the CSS Drop-Down Menu Framework that I discussed in a previous post. With a little help from JQuery, I was able to add dropdown menus to my site without having to use a Drupal module.
As a freelance developer, I am always looking for more work. The other day I was reading the skills required for a particular job and it mentioned that the candidate should have knowledge of the Blueprint CSS Framework. I had never heard of the framework before and was curious as to why one would need a framework for CSS. I consider myself to be an expert CSS designer, but I decided to check out this Blueprint thingy.
The website says that by using the Blueprint CSS Framework, I can cut down my development time and it eliminates the discrepancies across browsers. Sounds intriguing. After a bit more research, I found that Eric Meyer’s Reset CSS is incorporated into the framework. I have learned a great deal about CSS from Eric Meyer over the years:
Since I was beginning a redesign for a client, I decided to use the Blueprint framework as the basis for the effort.