Well-Presented HTML Entities: EntityCode

HTML entities (character references) which are used to define reserved characters or to express characters that cannot easily be entered with the keyboard are generally hard to remember.

EntityCode is a website that lists HTML entities in an easy-to-find format. Rather than a long list of entities, they are simply grouped like currency, math, direction, etc.

A must-bookmark for every web designer & developer.

HTML Entities

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Open Source PHP App. To Display Tweets Of Users You Follow: Twitster

Twitster is an open source PHP application that enables you to display tweets of everyone you follow in Twitter in any website.

And, it can filter tweets by a hash tag (#example) which makes it possible to create a Twitter-based group or community in the website.

Twitster

Twitster comes with a web-based installation wizard that helps setting up the system quickly.

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Lightweight Modal Window Script: TinyBox

TinyBox is a lightweight (3.5kb) modal window script that does not depend on any JavaScript frameworks.

It can display any Ajax or HTML content (from text to videos). Also, if enabled, the modal boxes fade in/out & dynamically resize based on the loaded content.

JavaScript Modal Box

With the auto-hide support, the script can be used to show notifications. It is called & configured within one line, like:

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Free Collection of Eye-Catching Jquery Navigation Menus

Navigation menus have really important role in any website. For big sites full with a lot of pages and articles, drop down menus and tabs are popular because they can make it a lot more easier to navigate and move through site, also you can save space on website displaying content on dynamic tabs. Also if you want to create a navigation menu, that really stands out of the crowd, jQuery could be the right choice to choose offering bunch of customizable options. That?s why I present to You 36 really good jquery navigation menu examples for every need.

1.jQuery Tabbed Interface / Tabbed Structure Menu Tutorial

Tabbed Interface or Tabbed Structure Menu is getting really famous in web design & development. This tutorial will show you how to build your own tabbed Interface using jQuery with slideDown/slideUp effect. Be sure to check out the demo, you definitely will like it.

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2.Animated Menus Using jQuery

Learn how to create this amazing animated effect menu just with plain Xhtml,CSS and Javascript help, similar to Dragon Interactive (dragoninteractive.com).

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Free Screen Recording Softwares For Creating Attractive Screencasts

hether it is a “how-to on using a web application” or “describing the steps of creating a Photoshop effect”, words are sometimes not enough.

With the help of screencasts (screen recording), it can be possible to better describe/demonstrate a computer-related product or service. And, it spreads faster as anyone can easily embed the video (if supported) to any website.

Here is a collection of 10 free screen recording softwares for creating attractive screencasts:

CamStudio

CamStudio

CamStudio is an open source screen recorder software which can record every screen and audio activity on a computer & create industry-standard AVI video files or bandwidth-friendly Streaming Flash videos (SWF).

O.S.: Windows

JING

Jing Screen Recorder

Jing can both take screenshots & capture a screen as videos. It is possible to add textboxes, arrows or rectangles to highlight spots.

It can send the generated outputs to Screencast.com, Flickr, a FTP account, Twitter & more.

With a microphone, you can record audio with the video as well.

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Free Lifestream Application: AmpliFeeder

Besides anything we write on a website, we also create content on 3rd party services by:

  • uploading images, videos (Flickr, Youtube..)
  • saving bookmaks or voting (Delicious, Digg..)
  • listening to music (Last.fm..)
  • logging “what we are doing right now” (Twitter, Facebook..)
  • & more..

AmpliFeeder is an open source lifestream application which can combine every activity we have on other services & present them.

Lifestream Application

The application is already integrated with many popular services & new ones can be added easily.

The look & feel can be totally customized with the theming support (there are 10+ ready-to-use themes).

AmpliFeeder is built with ASP.NET & uses MSSQL for storing the data.

P.S. The source code is not yet available for download but it can be downloaded in the next few weeks. Continue reading