Monthly Archives: June 2010

HTML5 is becoming the ultimate PR war

I actually saw a tweet the other day that said “IE9 is going to be awesome”. Really? I think IE9 is going to be leaps and bounds above IE7 and IE8 but I wouldn’t describe it as awesome. Yes, some … Continue reading

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Knight Rider animation made with just CSS3

Most of the examples people of CSS3 animations people have made have been interesting but pretty useless and this fits that bill perfectly. But the fact is, they’re fun, a challenge and show what CSS3 is capable of. I was … Continue reading

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The only person that cares how you did it is you

I work with five designers and a couple have basic HTML knowledge. One can kinda sorta do key framing in Flash. Everything web is my responsibility. And I have a thing where I like to challenge myself and do something … Continue reading

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HTML5 lets you wrap an anchor tag around anything

One thing that really annoyed me to no end with XHTML was that I couldn’t wrap a div in an anchor tag and make the whole thing into a link. Well, I could do it, but it wouldn’t validate and … Continue reading

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There’s nothing wrong with being “just” a front end developer

The last little while I’ve begun to notice that some front end designers and developers seem to have a view of themselves as less then back end programmers or designers. I went through this too when I first graduated from … Continue reading

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CSS3 calc() is a move in the right direction

As far as I’m concerned, any time you can use less JavaScript it’s a good thing. And the CSS3 calc() value is definitely a step in the right direction for CSS. Over at the Mozilla Hacks blog(which every web developer … Continue reading

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Using HTML5 geolocation and the Google Maps API

The guys at Doctype.tv have done a couple of videos on Google Maps API and the HTML5 geolocation feature, but they didn’t show exactly how to link them together. For someone like me, who’s still just getting comfortable with JavaScript … Continue reading

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Apple dropped the ball with their HTML5 demos

Man, was I excited when I clicked on this link, Apple’s HTML5 demos. I thought Apple was putting their money where their mouth was and showing the world what we’re going to be able to do with HTML5, CSS and … Continue reading

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Getting started with the canvas tag

One of the things in HTML5 that’s getting everyone excited is the canvas tag. It allows a web designer or developer to create graphics and animations in a Flash-like style. It’s something I’ve been interested in for a while, but … Continue reading

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Easy two column positioning with variable height in CSS

As I’ve stated on here before, nothing drives me crazier than seeing people using tables for website layouts when CSS is better and easier when you know what to do. One thing I had trouble with when I was just … Continue reading

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