Creating a Gmail Desktop App in Air and Javascript

Creating a Gmail Desktop App in Air and Javascript

Adobe Air allows web developers to build and deploy desktop applications using web based technologies including flash or HTML and Javascript. End users who wish to use your Adobe Air applications are required to download the Adobe AIR Client Read Article »

How to create thumbnail gallery using Easy front-end framework

How to create thumbnail gallery using Easy front-end framework

With numerous lightbox scripts I have used so far, I often found myself spending much more time in setting up things then I wanted. On almost all of them you first need to mark up your thumbnail gallery, then paste some images, then paste some CSS, then initiate JavaScript functions Read Article »

Commonly Confused Bits Of jQuery

Commonly Confused Bits Of jQuery

The explosion of JavaScript libraries and frameworks such as jQuery onto the front-end development scene has opened up the power of JavaScript to a far wider audience than ever before. Read Article »

Do You Know Why Validating Your Code Is Important?

Do You Know Why Validating Your Code Is Important?

One of the discussions that arises from time to time in web development circles is that of validating your code. Some will insist your pages need to validate 100% and others will tell you it’s not even worth checking as long as your pages work. Read Article »

Making a Content Slider with jQuery UI

Making a Content Slider with jQuery UI

In this tutorial we’re going to be using the jQuery UI slider widget to create an attractive and functional content slider. We’ll have a container, which has a series of elements each containing different blocks of content. Read Article »

Things That Shaped the Web Design Industry in 2010

Things That Shaped the Web Design Industry in 2010

At the end of 2009, I sat down and had a think about where the web was headed — what was happening at the time, and where it was all going. I put pen to paper (or finger to keyboard, to be more accurate) and wrote an article Read Article »