A Subtle Css Rotation To Delight Users Using Css Transforms And The :Hover Psuedo Selector A Subtle CSS Rotation to Delight Users Using CSS Transforms and the :hover Psuedo Selector

Little subtle things can have a big impact on your user experience. CSS makes implementing many simple and complex animations easy.

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Grilling Jack In The Box's New Mobile Web Site Grilling Jack In The Box's New Mobile Web Site

I love a good cheeseburger, always have. My all time favorite was a local grease pit in my hometown of Cleburne Texas that sadly is no more. Nonetheless I have

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How To Make A Vertical Menu Using Css3 Transforms How to Make a Vertical Menu Using CSS3 Transforms

There is so much we can do with web pages that were overly complicated just a few years ago. Thanks for CSS3 Transforms we can do some really cool effects. Toda

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Announcing Panorama.js A Javascript/css3 Library To Replicate The Core Windows Phone Panorama Control Announcing Panorama.js A JavaScript/CSS3 Library to Replicate the Core Windows Phone Panorama Control

Since I first saw Metro UI on Windows Phone I have been fascinated with the various controls and user experience metaphors it introduced. These include the AppB

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Don't Make Facebook's Mistake, Architect For The Modern World Don't Make Facebook's Mistake, Architect for the Modern World

A few months ago Mark Zuckerberg made headlines all over the place when he said HTML5 wasn't there yet and announced Facebook would be going all native with the

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Create A Custom Javascript Event Without Jquery Create a Custom JavaScript Event Without jQuery

There are dozens of standard events triggered by the browser based on user input, but sometimes the standard set of browser events just wont cut it for your app

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11 Things I Learned By Studying The Metro Ui Css Files 11 Things I Learned By Studying the Metro UI CSS Files

If you use a CSS or JavaScript framework you should always review their patterns & architecture. Not only will you learn best practices you will have a fundamental understanding of the framework.

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Web Performance Optimization: When Possible Use Native Selectors Instead Of Jquery Web Performance Optimization: When Possible Use Native Selectors Instead of jQuery

I love jQuery and like most modern web developers it was the gateway that got me into heavy AJAX development. But like all things that make life easy it comes w

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Web Performance Optimization: Image Tricks Web Performance Optimization: Image Tricks

There are so many problems caused by images when it comes to web performance, or even native apps for that matter. There is a balance that must be met when it c

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Web Performance Optimization: Asynchronous Script Loading Web Performance Optimization: Asynchronous Script Loading

Today I am going to continue my week of Web Performance Optimization articles with bit of an advanced technique to asynchronously load script files. This techni

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Web Performance Optimization Resources Web Performance Optimization Resources

I have decided to write posts on Web Performance Optimization (WPO) starting today with some resources to help you get started. What is WPO? I consider it the p

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Create Your Own Extendible Javascript Module Like Jquery Create Your Own Extendible JavaScript Module like jQuery

Let's face it jQuery is the leading gateway drug that brings developers to the wonderful world of modern web application development with JavaScript. As you mov

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Create An Overlapping Figure Caption Using Basic Css Create an Overlapping Figure Caption Using Basic CSS

I find myself needing to overlay HTML elements off and on such as a photo caption on top of a photo. The technique to accomplish is very simple and does not req

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Get The Real Dimensions Of An Image Using Jquery Get The Real Dimensions of an Image Using jQuery

Lately I have been working through a solution where I needed 'real-time' information about the dimensions of an image so I could programmatically perform resizi

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Make Your Javascript Better With Self Executing Anonymous Functions Make Your JavaScript Better With Self Executing Anonymous Functions

As I have matured my AJAX skills over the past few years I have settled on some standard patterns that seem to be best practices by many. One that I was sort of

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I Recommend The Web Performance Daybook Volume 2 I Recommend The Web Performance Daybook Volume 2

If you know me you know I am a fanatic about application performance and that I am a big fan of Steve Souders and the practice of web performance optimization (

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Enabling Iis Express To Serve Html5 Offline Cache Manifest Enabling IIS Express to Serve HTML5 Offline Cache Manifest

One of the HTML5 features I have been exploring lately is HTML5 offline applications. This is a very powerful feature that allows us to still use web applicatio

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A Study In Good Ux And Developer Ux With Foursquare A Study in Good UX and Developer UX with FourSquare

I love being the mayor, of everywhere I go. I crave check-in points for places I have never been and it puts a smile on my face when I get those extra points fo

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A Study Using The Html5 Geolocation Api A Study Using The HTML5 Geolocation API

The rise of mobile devices in recent years has changed the game to add location awareness to many applications, even line of business apps. A few years ago I ra

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Using Absolute Positioning To Create Flexible Mobile Layouts Using Absolute Positioning to Create Flexible Mobile Layouts

Struggle isn't exactly the right term. More like prolonged torture describes the frustration and experience I have had with some CSS concepts. Let's face it CSS

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Making An Html5 Version Of The Game Pente: Part 3 Making an HTML5 version of the Game Pente: Part 3

This is going to be my third installment in this series about making an HTML5 version of the game Pente. The main goal for this phase was to properly place the

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