Now Android users the ActionBar class as the standard solution to make actions from the user options immediately visible and quick to invoke. The Android Dev Blog tells you the best way to make this happen.
The American billionaire investor, in the new issue of Time magazine, says he would donate $1 to paying down the national debt for every dollar donated by a Republican in Congress. The only exception is Senate Republican leader Mitch McConnell - for whom Buffett said he would go $3-to-$1.
If you’re like me and ever found yourself pulling your hair out over inexplicable (and absolutely STUPID) jQuery actions in Internet Exploder when trying to launch onchange events with radio buttons or checkboxes, here’s the fix:
InstaCSS is a very simplistic website that offers a great documentation of CSS properties without any distractions; a list of the properties, a search engine and user-friendly description of each property.
Animations get more power and need less coding when you combine thecanvas tag with higher-level libraries such as Paper.js. This article introduces HTML5 animation and walks you through creating an animation of dandelion seeds blowing in the wind.
By using a progressive enhancement approach, even less capable devices can still access the content and functionality of a jQuery Mobile site. This broad compatibility gives you the ability to reach many billions of people.
Asynchronous UIs - the future of web user interfaces
An absolutely intriguing idea, and (at least on it’s face) think that it merits exploration, BUT…a good deal of what the author is addressing is caused by code pollution between presentation/semantics/structure/function. Regardless, still an interesting idea to explore.
"The key to this is that interfaces should be completely non-blocking. Interactions should be resolved instantly; there should be no loading messages or spinners. Requests to the server should be decoupled from the interface."
It is a plugin for implementing CSS transitions and transforms, has the same syntax as.animate,supports most of the methods and has the jQuery juice like callbacks, chaining, auto-browser-prefixes and more.
Video on the web has always been a bit disappointing. After all, it’s pretty much just like television, only smaller. Unlike the rest of the web, video is just as much a passive experience in your browser as it is anywhere else.
Mozilla would like to change that. The company’s effort to bring a more interactive video experience to the web is known as Popcorn.js and it recently reached 1.0 status. If you’d like to play around with Popcorn, head on over to the Mozilla site and download a copy. Popcorn uses HTML5 video features and at the moment works best in Firefox and Chrome.
This is an awesome article about our flawed vision of the future of interface design. Wonderfully written and illustrated…will really make you rethink the nature of interaction with your current devices.
Getting into Android development can be quite a challenge, particularly if you’re new to Java or Eclipse or both. In this article, the author goes over a few tips, tools and resources that can maximize Eclipse’s usefulness and hopefully save you a few headaches.
After weeks of betas and release candidates, jQuery 1.7 has hit the streets. You get improved HTML5 support in old IE versions, new on() and off() event API methods, improved performance, and support for the CommonJS Asychronous Module Definition (AMD).
Apple announced today that, starting in March 2012, all apps on the Mac App Store will be required to run in the so-called “App Sandbox”.
The sandbox is an environment that locks down the Mac in ways that match (and exceed) the limitations found on iOS. A sandboxed app doesn’t have direct access to any files or frameworks on the system. It can’t access the network or any devices.
Like the straightforward buttons used in the HTML5-powered UI for Google+? Here’s an attempt at replicating their look and feel using CSS3. It’s available to use under the Creative Commons Attribution license.