You may have noticed webapps images in Chrome going grayscale to indicate that the network is down. A simple demonstration of the same concept is shown here.
The solution to dummy images is using a placeholder service like fake images please. This service allows you to create fake images at the create sizes using their API, which means you can quickly add these placeholders to your design but just typing in the image URL.
Today we look at the most basic elements of a page such as blocks and forms. I think that if we make all the blocks with the same styles – it would be boring, so (for a change), I prepared four types of blocks with custom headers and footers
I recently described two versions of the Knapsack problem written in Ruby and Python and one common thing is that I used a global cache to store the results of previous calculations. From my experience of coding in Haskell it’s not considered very idiomatic to write code like that and although I haven’t actually tried it, potentially more tricky to achieve.
I was discussing with my colleague Andy Beer about replacing some jQuery animation with CSS3 transitions so that we could make use of hardware acceleration. This lead me to start thinking about how you'd handle callbacks if you wanted to chain together animations as CSS doesn't have events.
Brian Leroux gives a presentation about "those very special irregularities, inconsistencies and just plain painfully unintuitive moments for the language of the web."
ScrollUp is a jQuery plugin to create a ‘scroll to top’ link on your page. It allows you to create the scroll to top link in three formats: As a text link, as a pill or as a tab on the page.
HTML5 have cool feature that is provide gelocation of the user on the fly without using any extra services that we do right now. This feature is supported by Gelocation API which is part of HTML5.
Here is a web application I created a couple of weeks ago before the holidays. If you click on the image the application will open and you can play around with the "corruption perception index" statistics from the last 15 years.
Thorax is a battle-tested framework which allows you to create large scale web applications. It uses Backbone.js for application structure and Handlebars.js for templating.
Lately I've been looking into Design Patterns and Backbone framework. Backbone has a dependency on Underscore and more often than not, people use Underscore as a client-side templating engine when using Backbone. I was looking at the Underscore documentation and came across a bunch of useful methods.
In this tutorial we are going to create post tags using CSS, we will also create a WordPress widget that will allow you to display these post tags in the sidebar of your WordPress site.
We decided to invite some of the prominent writers from some very established blogs to talk to us and share their views of 2012 and beyond for web development. We’ve asked them to answer a set of questions and provide us with their views on those matters. They have duly obliged and below, we’ve put together the answers.
In this article we are going to look at the dequeue style function. As you can guess this function will remove the stylesheets from the enqueue.