The HTML5 Time Element Is Back and Better Than Ever

Tuesday, February 21, 2012 10:28
Posted in category HTML5

The HTML5 time element pulled a disappearing act last year. HTML5 editor Ian Hickson deleted it from the specification, but then the W3C, the group that oversees HTML5, stepped in to override Hickson’s decision, adding time back to HTML5. Now you see it, now you don’t, now you do again.

The W3C didn’t just add time back though; they’ve improved it considerably. While nothing has changed with the human-readable part — that is, anything between

<time> and </time> — the datetime attribute has been imbued with new superpowers. Read the rest of this entry »

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Mozilla Introduce Firefox 9, with Speed and less memory improvements

Tuesday, December 27, 2011 10:15
Posted in category FireFox, IT News

Mozilla has released Firefox 9, which brings speed improvements and uses less memory than previous releases. In fact, this release effectively puts Firefox back on a level playing field with Google Chrome when it comes to speed.

If you’d like to try out Firefox 9, head on over to the Mozilla downloads page. If you’re already using Firefox you’ll be automatically updated to version 9.

The big news in this release is under the hood where Firefox now supports what’s known as Type Inference. Type Inference is a new feature for Firefox’s SpiderMonkey JavaScript engine and means that complex JavaScript websites — which, let’s face it, is pretty much every website these days — should run faster. According to Mozilla, Firefox 9’s Type Inference should make the browser between 20 and 30 percent faster. Read the rest of this entry »

Periodeic table of HTML5 Elements, arrange by type.

Tuesday, November 22, 2011 11:42
Posted in category HTML5

Today we are going to share the Periodic table of the HTML5 elements, A table of HTML5’s elements arranged by type. It lets you specify a URL and will show a heat map of which tags are used the most on that page.

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A Simple jQuery Plugin For Flexible Floating Panels With Portamento.js

Wednesday, October 5, 2011 7:02
Posted in category Jquery

Portamento is a jQuery plugin that makes it simple to add sliding (aka “floating”) panel functionality to your web page. All that’s needed is some simple CSS and one line of JavaScript, and you’re away!

It works fine with floated and absolutely-positioned layouts, in all modern browsers and some not-so-modern ones too.

Portamento also has sensible behaviour if the user’s viewport is too small to display the whole panel, so you don’t need to worry about users not being able to see your important content. Read the rest of this entry »

A Light weight, small framework for beautiful forms: Ideal Forms

Saturday, September 17, 2011 14:57
Posted in category CSS, Framework, Jquery

Ideal Forms is a lightweight framework, built on the top of jQuery, for creating good looking and user-friendly forms.

It converts standard <input> elements into ones with rounded corners having an attractive focus effect. And, radio + checkbox elements are completely customized.

No images are used, they requires minimal HTML syntax and can be completely styled with CSS (comes with 3 themes).

The framework is unobtrusive and degrades gracefully with JavaScript disabled.

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CSS3 Powered jQuery Image Slider for 2D or 3D transitions – Flux Slider

Wednesday, September 7, 2011 14:33
Posted in category Ajax, CSS3, Development, Jquery

Flux Slider is an image slider using CSS3 animations for creating good looking 2D or 3D transitions.

It requires jQuery or Zepto.js, inspired from the transitions of Nivo Slider jQuery plugin and mimics them without using traditional JavaScript-timer-based animations.

Currently, there are 10+ transitions including Bars-Bars3D, Blinds-Blinds3D, Cube, Zip and more.

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