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Making Tooltips with CSS3

Recently we wanted to add some tooltips to the Quick Left Method page and I decided I wanted to avoid adding a Javascript plugin into the site's JS to accomplish this. One of our many focuses at Quick Left is performance and decreasing page load time/size is essential to that goal. So, I thought I'd explore the CSS3 route as it seemed quite achievable and even backwards compatible.

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CSS3/Best Practices Part 2

Amidst the hustle and bustle of daily life at Quick Left, and time has slipped by, but finally part 2 for CSS best practices has arrived! Rejoice! It only took a month and a half. Let's get to business, I've got clients to think about here! Let's talk about the conversations you should be having with your clients and bosses (oh those pesky ne'er-do-futures!) about using CSS3 on your next site. How should you approach it?
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Is Pairing REALLY Caring?

Things I learned in kindergarten #4080: Sharing is caring. But as a headphone loving, music obsessed programmer, why must I share my keyboard, mouse and development process!? I enjoy going into the code tunnel with some good music on and cranking out solutions. Why are you trying to change me and take me out of my comfort zone!?

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The intertwined relationship of coding and music

As semi-official infrequent music 'master and commander' at QuickLeft due to a diagnosable case of music obsession, I can often be found thinking about coding and music together. Such as, 'What can I play over our sound system that won't distract someone?', 'Is it party time?', 'Who is going to angrily comment first when the Skrillex starts up?' (hint: the usual suspect), 'What if it was the Bloody Beetroots instead? (hint: I've seen previously mentioned usual suspect get down to some BB in the office)'.

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