Internet Explorer 11: What’s New and a Bit More

August 29, 2013 at 3:51 pm By

It’s hard for me (or perhaps any web designer to say) but IE has certainly come a long way since IE6. There was once a time when uttering the words ‘Internet Explorer’ would send a chill down any developers spine. In recent years things have gotten better though, and pretty soon IE11 will be coming out. What should we expect? Is it actually a good browser?

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!

Block Slide: A CSS3 Animated Modal Window Image Gallery jQuery Plugin

August 14, 2013 at 3:53 pm By

Today I’d like to share with you a little jQuery plugin that creates an image slider that gives more information when clicked on. I’ve also included a bunch of built-in animations for the modal windows giving some pretty cool effects.

Gesture Design with Javascript

August 7, 2013 at 4:24 pm By

If responsive design was the first step in making the web accessible for mobile devices then gesture design is the next. Touch screens and gestures render a device more accessible, providing real mechanical input to improve the user experience. This is also true for web design on mobile devices.

CSS Units You Should be Using Now!

July 31, 2013 at 4:11 pm By

Updates to CSS specifications trickle into the mainstream very slowly. Whether it be animations, transitions or the flex box, change eventually comes. One thing that isn’t changing however, are the units that we use. It seems like we’ve been stuck with the ems and pxs since the beginning of time now. So today, lets expand our unit vocabulary a little…

[CLOSED] Wondershare Video Converter Ultimate and Teradrop Web Hosting Giveaway

July 24, 2013 at 4:16 pm By

Today we’re giving stuff away (for free!). All you gotta do is tweet this article with the correct link and you’re good to go. It doesn’t hurt to tweet and you could win some great stuff.

Bootstraps and Web Kits: Enemy or Efficient?

July 20, 2013 at 2:12 pm By

Web design modules, more commonly just referred to as bootstraps are kits that give you a way to start a website quickly and efficiently. They come with all the basics that you need to get running. There are a variety of bootstraps out there so today we’re going to look at them all and go over when you should and shouldn’t use them.

Using Mobile Accelerometers in Javascript and 3D Effects

July 17, 2013 at 4:28 pm By

Javascript allows us to do a bunch of things that only a few years ago would have been unthinkable. Today we’re going to look at how we can access accelerometer data on mobile devices in Javascript to create a pretty cool 3D effect like the one seen on the new iOS7 operating system. Currently it seems like this effect only…

CSS Custom Filters

July 9, 2013 at 3:36 pm By

It seems like CSS has hit the top of its game. Web designers can do just about anything with CSS nowadays. Well, almost anything. Today, I’m going to talk about something truly awesome (and new), and that is CSS Custom Filters. These allow us to morph and warp regular HTML elements into shapes that were impossible before.