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To use this awseomelly useful Button Maker, you just adjust the settings until you have a nice looking button, then press the button and it will give you the CSS. Copy and paste at your leisure. Now you can use the class name “button” on HTML elements to make them look like buttons.
Gpanion is a simple icon-based interface for easily loading your favorite Google Apps. The dashboard displays 14 applications out of 44 at a time. You can customize the layout so that your most used applications are shown prominently on the first page with lesser used items tucked away on the bottom row or the second page—saving your configuration does require you to use your Google signin.
One task drives web professionals to distraction more than almost any other: testing whether their design works equally well in a multitude of browsers and on different devices.
This article highlights the most common issues that arise when testing with “the usual suspects” and explains why a change in tactics may soon be needed. Your entire perspective on compatibility testing could change.
This list is set to delve in further and look at what is out there to help not only commercial but freelance web developers improve their workflow, carry out important tasks, backup work and generally simplify their working life, whilst being, all importantly free of charge.
For over six years, CSS3 columns have been available to us; yet, strangely, they’re rarely utilized. Because they currently are only supported in Mozilla and Webkit-based browsers, this means that – again – no support in Internet Explorer. But that’s okay! The world will not end if IE users see one longer paragraph. You will be show how to use this helpful module in this video quick tip from Net Tuts.
With its ability to run all kinds of applications and games, the iPhone OS is the icon and interface designer’s dream come true.
In this article the author discusses the process of creating icons for this platform, showing you the full workflow from the initial handdrawn sketch to the final icon in all the required sizes.
Cloud Zoom is a jQuery plugin comparable to commercial image zoom products such as Magic Zoom. Compared to the popular jQZoom plugin, Cloud Zoom is smaller, has more features and more robust compatability across browsers.
Have you ever had a DOM element that you wanted lightboxed, but didn't want all the fanciness of all the lightbox-related plug-ins out there? Lightbox_me is for you.
Lightbox_me is an essential tool for the jQuery developer's toolbox. Feed it a DOM element wrapped in a jQuery object and it will lightbox it for you, no muss no fuss.