As always, a few really cool, and a couple little-bit-silly, 3D pagination transitions (click the dots beneath the grid).
And a few more animation transitions, this time for UI components.
Now moving from component transitions to content pagination, a slick approach: pre-loading the next article, letting the just the header be visible at first, as the “next” button, completing the animation, then fetching the next article. All the while providing deep-link URIs.
Cool tip on bypassing Magic Quotes in WordPress, though not without caveats, of course…
I can’t imagine many business-types today still not understanding the value of developing mobile-first & responsive, but just in case you’re working for someone that just climbed out from beneath a large, hard surface, here are some tips to help convince them that this approach is worth the time and money.
Finally, H.264’s quality is coming to open-source!
A number of methods for making your web app be, or at least appear, full-screen. Naturally, it can’t be easy, and no one methods works everywhere, but this is something that I would consider another enhancement, meaning, “it would be great, but isn’t a requirement.”
I have to admit, not since the days of MS-DOS has the Command Line been part of my comfort zone. But quotes like:
Invest time learning to configure your machine and automate processes, you’ll get that time back ten fold”
really make me think it is time to venture back again…
So, I should learn more.
I can’t think of any really cool uses for
.contains(), but I thought I’d pass it on anyhow… :-)
Based on the über-useful caniuse.com, I want to use is also really quite interesting, letting you choose a feature (or features), see what percent of the web will support that, and break down that percent into browsers and since what version…
Of all things web,
forms have to be the bastard-children, right? Nothing makes a developer cringe more than telling them they have to develop a form. Maybe an email newsletter, but that’s it! So, anything I find that makes
forms better, I like to share. This one was so intuitive and natural, I didn’t even notice it happening on the demo, I had to go back and watch the animated GIF to see what was supposed to be happening… So, sharing.
form improvement: Click-and-drag to select multiple checkboxes. God… Love…
One more for you, to help people type and avoid email typos. I love CSS Tricks…
Fairly useless text effect, I’d say, but cool to look at, and very fun to play with!
I don’t do a lot of quoting and citing, but when I do, I want to do it in a semantically meaningful way. And it has irked the crap out of me how
blockquote and more-so
cite were supposed to work. Glad they’ve been corrected.
Maybe I’m just a pessimistic ass, but I somehow don’t foresee everyone on the other end of a Google Helpout being so “cool” and “supportive”… But I hope they are. There, that’s a little more optimistic, right??