five CSS3 Techniques For Major Browsers using the Power of jQuery

Many exciting new functions and features are being thought up for CSS3: text-shadow, box-sizing, opacity, multiple backgrounds, border-radius, border-image, etc…

1. Border Radius: Create rounded corners

W3C has offered a very interesting option for borders in CSS3, of which one is border-radius. This CSS3 styling rule allows rounded corners to be set. Both Mozila/Firefox and Safari 3 have implemented this function, which allows you to create round corners on box-items.

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Free spell checkers for HTML Forms

In this post I want to suggest you five interesting and free spell checkers for HTML Forms (input and text area) ready to use in your web projects. I also provided some suggestions regarding how to implement them on your pages using a few lines of HTML and Javascript code. Try them!

Any suggestion about this topic? Please leave a comment, thanks!

1. Spellify
Spellify is a script.aculo.us based spell checker, released by Nikola Kocic, for form fields that utilizes Google as its spell check engine. Spellify can also be configured to different languages (refer to spellify.js for more information regarding language settings) and requires:

– PHP 4+ with CURL library installed (developed using PHP 4.4.6)
script.aculo.us 1.8.0 (only effects.js and scriptaculous.js required)
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Free and Easy CSS Standards & Best Practices

CSS is used to define the User Interface of a Website & to separate content from presentation.

CSS is something that is extensively used on almost every site. Lets take some time to ensure that our stylesheets are built with some good standards. The below tips will really help CSS beginners a lot in development.

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Index

This definition helps you & others understand more about the Site as well as the CSS file rather than the content in the CSS. The Index is just a formatted paragraph of text as a CSS comment.

  • Gives Credit to the Author of the CSS
  • Defines the Layout of the site [columns, static/liquid]
  • Keep track of the file Version [really helps in case of multiple authors & future updates]

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Adobe Lightroom 2.2 extends RAW support for 7 new digital cameras

Adobe Photoshop Lightroom 2 provides photographers with a complete solution for importing, processing, managing and showcasing their photos.

Adobe Photoshop Lightroom 2.2

The 2.2 upgrade, which is free for Adobe Lightroom users extends the RAW file support for 7 new cameras : Canon EOS 5D Mark II, Canon PowerShot G10, Panasonic DMC-G1, Panasonic DMC-FX150, Panasonic DMC-FZ28, Panasonic DMCLX3, and Leica D-LUX 4. Continue reading