Ok, I’m not a designer, I’m a developer. So tips that are new to me are often old hat to my designer friends.
Nonetheless, I put tips out in hopes that they’ll be as helpful to me as they are to other non-designer developers who are still often called upon to put together a simple site that still looks decent.
So, I was looking into rounded corners today. You know, the cool hip rounded stuff you see on every Web 2.0 site. So I found Smiley Cat’s CSS Rounded Corners Roundup, a big list of rounded corners techniques. What I liked is that many of them had online generators, so I could type in some parameters (color, size, roundedness) and be given the exact HTML, CSS, and images I need to pull off my cool rounded corners effect.
For example, I got this from roundedcornr.com: