Monthly Archives: August 2010

HTML5 games aren’t killing anything anytime soon

I came across the website HTML5games.com yesterday and there is some amazing stuff there. It’s one of those sites that makes you believe all the hype about HTML5. We’ll be making games that work for everyone without the need for … Continue reading

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My top 5 code editors for Windows

In school, I had an entire class on Dreamweaver and even though the class showed you how to do everything with the program, I think I immediately forgot how to use anything to do with the Design view. I have … Continue reading

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Internet Explorer 9 just might bring on a golden age of browsers

Yeah, I know. That might be some hyperbole. But, then again, if IE9 can do everything Microsoft is claiming, then all that time we spend making sure things work in IE, might be put to use doing interesting things. I … Continue reading

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Quick and easy way to make cool buttons using CSS3

Using some CSS3 and a bit of positioning, you can easily make good looking buttons for your web site. I’ve got two examples you can take a look at here. the first being buttons with a box-shadow. 1234567891011.button {   … Continue reading

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There’s HTML5 and then there’s HTML5

I remember back in school, sometime in my second year, I read an article on A List Apart called A Preview of HTML5 and I was excited about the new tags, like <header> and <footer>. I was pretty sure <video> … Continue reading

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Move objects around the <canvas> using the keyboard and jQuery

One of the things that Flash is great at is making games and it’s one of the things that people are hyping the <canvas> tag being able to take over. Personally, I think it’s going to be a couple of … Continue reading

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I made my own HTML/CSS template and you should too

In the last couple of days, a couple of HTML5 templates have been released, HTML5 Reset and HTML5 Boilerplate. I’ve looked them over and I have to say, especially in the case of HTML5 Boilerplate, they’re pretty solid. But they’re … Continue reading

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Animate a random bouncing ball with the <canvas> tag

I’ve been experimenting with the <canvas> tag the last few days and from what I’ve seen, it’s got potential but it’s got a ways to go before we’re replacing Flash with it. But, in order to learn how to use … Continue reading

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Be the Batman of web design

I’m a huge comic fan and as long as I can remember, Superman has been my favorite hero. But there’s a problem with Superman, he’s doesn’t make a very good role model. Why? Because Superman showed up on Earth and … Continue reading

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