Monthly Archives: October 2010

Slide up captions using CSS3 transitions

A couple of days ago, I came across an example using CSS3 transitions over at CSS-Tricks that was pretty cool but also reminded me of something I’d made a while back. I was just messing around trying to add a … Continue reading

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Your HTML5 video won’t play? Here’s how to fix it

If you’re like me, you’ve probably worked with Flash video for client’s websites or maybe on your own. It’s pretty simple to set up, you just need the .swf and the .flv files and you’re good to go. And I … Continue reading

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Was HTML5 overhyped or just made into something it wasn’t?

Back in April, when Steve Jobs said Flash wasn’t going to be on the iPhone and iPad, the anti-Flash people came out in force and had everyone believe technologies the used plug-ins, like Flash and Silverlight would be gone from … Continue reading

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Make customizable jQuery plug-ins and be more awesome

The great thing about making you’re own plug-ins is that once you’ve built something, you can easily use it again. But most of the time you’ll want to change some of the settings on your plug-in and it can be … Continue reading

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Write your own jQuery plug-ins because it will make your life a lot easier

jQuery has made my life so much easier and in fact I think it’s one of those things that’s just made the web a better experience for everyone because it works the same in every browser. It’s one of those … Continue reading

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It’s cool your thing works in Webkit but doesn’t that make it kinda useless?

Today on Hacker News, I saw this link, IE9 is the IE6 of CSS3. The authors point has some validity to it, I’ve said before I’m disappointed in IE9’s CSS3 support but I don’t think it’s as bad as this … Continue reading

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Developers and the browser makers are going to decide when HTML5 is used and even how

’m a fan of web standards. I remember the “Best viewed in Internet Explorer” that used to appear on so many sites and I’m glad there were people like Jeffrey Zeldman that convinced everyone that every browser should display everything … Continue reading

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Every front-end developer needs to know JavaScript now

When I was in school all I took away from the JavaScript class was how to make pop-ups, find the date and swap out images. JavaScript had a bad rap and the teachers attitude towards it was that you needed … Continue reading

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When should you use Flash?

Some people would say that the answer is never but I’m going to have to disagree with them. For the past maybe 8 years or so, Flash has been the only way to do a lot of the more dynamic … Continue reading

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