Javascript Apps Breakaway From the Web With Nativefier

January 25, 2016 at 2:16 pm By

The way developers see web applications is changing for the better. Javascript apps are being freed from the clutches of the web and it’s all due to the Node.js platform that that allows Javascript to ditch browsers and become realized into applications.

Oracle Adds JavaScript to Cloud Tools for Developers

October 28, 2015 at 1:20 pm By

The Oracle Corp. is turning to JavaScript functionality as an addition to their cloud-based development services/products. The move is said to target both developers and business users according to ADT Mag.

Quick Tips: Using Videos as Backgrounds

September 17, 2013 at 4:46 pm By

So you’ve seen videos being used as backgrounds across the web and you’re thinking ‘how do I do that?’. The main issue usually being making the video cover the entire screen. Normally when you set a video it will resize in accordance with its aspect ratio, meaning it won’t cover the entire background. Well don’t worry, for I am here…

CSS Flip Book jQuery Plugin

August 28, 2013 at 4:11 pm By

Hey! Today I want to share with you jQuery flip book plugin that I’ve put together. Using 3D Transforms and a little jQuery you too can have a flip book image slider on your website!

Exploding Blocks with CSS and Javascript

August 21, 2013 at 3:53 pm By

Ever wanted to make your HTML blocks explode when it’s clicked or touched? Well I did, and today I’m going to show you how I went about doing it. We’re mainly using CSS, but that’s all being run by Javascript just for ease. Read on to learn how it was done!

Scroll Activated Fixed Header Animations

July 3, 2013 at 3:45 pm By

It’s become somewhat of a trend in web design to have a header that attaches to the top of the page as the user scrolls in order to provide the user with navigation or something along those lines. When the header attaches to the screen, we can use this point to create some pretty cool effects. In this tutorial we’re going to be looking at animations that activate as the user scrolls down.

Controlling History: the HTML5 History API and ‘Selective’ Loading

June 17, 2013 at 5:13 pm By

Today we’re going to look at a way to keep a sense of consistency on your website by maintaining the state of some elements even when the user navigates through history. We’re effectively going to create history-inactive areas which remain in the same state while the rest of the document is navigable. Background This technique effectively allows ‘selective’ loading of…

Designing ‘Swipe to Open’ Mobile Menus and Best Practices

May 30, 2013 at 2:35 pm By

When it comes to mobile devices it can be quite difficult to come up with a menu that works well in most circumstances. In this tutorial we’ll be tackling this issue and how to create a fully functional mobile menu with some jQuery and smart CSS.

Making Custom CSS3 Video Players With HTML5 and Javascript

March 5, 2013 at 3:33 pm By

In today’s multimedia web it’s becoming an ever increasing part of web design to include videos. Customizing the video player is one of the first things web designers think about when implementing these elements, as often the default player does not match the website, or merely for consistency across browsers and devices. In this tutorial we’re going to be going…

“Infinite” Scroll to Load More Content Pagination with jQuery

January 15, 2013 at 4:36 pm By

Pagination with numbers is, in many ways, counter intuitive and time consuming for the user. They have to stop, click on a number, wait for the page to load, and then continue their search. Some websites such as facebook have opted out of this notion of pagination for a system which loads content automatically as the user scrolls. In this…