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Pure CSS DropDown Menu using :target pseudo class

Pure CSS DropDown Menu using :target pseudo class

Today, CSS3 has become a buzzword of modern web designers and developers around the globe. With its ground-breaking features, CSS3 has made a profound impact on the web designer community by making the lives of web designers easier and fun filled. Here in this post I am going to explain such a cool CSS3 feature called :target Pseudo Class. By playing around and experimenting with the :target pseudo class, I have developed a cool looking pure CSS dropdown menu. This ...

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My first wordpress plugin – Delicious Bookmark Button with realtime bookmark count

My first wordpress plugin – Delicious Bookmark Button with realtime bookmark count

del.icio.us needs no introduction, and if you still do not use delicious bookmarking service, there is something obviously missing in your life! Delicious is a famous social bookmarking site that has achieved rapid popularity and growth ever since it was being purchased by Yahoo Inc in 2005. Delicious is my all-time favorite bookmarking service. Many features have contributed to this, including the website's simple interface, human-readable URL scheme, a novel domain name, a simple REST-like API, and RSS feeds for ...

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Free High-Resolution Social-Media Iconset – PriceTag Style

Free High-Resolution Social-Media Iconset - PriceTag Style

I am really happy to present my first FREE icon set here, which was actually created to use in my personal blog, but later I have decided to share it online. There are total 18 social media icons including twitter, facebook, linkedin, orkut, myspace etc... and it comes in two sizes of transparent PNG 24-bit format. The photoshop source file (PSD) is also included, so that you can modify and create different versions if required. And they are all free, ...

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Cool Sprites – Free overlapped CSS menu using CSS Sprites

Cool Sprites – Free overlapped CSS menu using CSS Sprites

It is said that 70 to 80 percentage of the end-user response time is spent on the front-end. A major portion of this time is exhausted on downloading all the external components in a web page including, stylesheet, images, scripts, flash etc. An extra HTTP request adds 200+ milliseconds to a page (worldwide average). Since most of today’s browsers limit about 3 or 4 parallel requests at a time, a page with so many external references can cause the ...

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RGBa vs Opacity: The Difference Explained

RGBa vs Opacity: The Difference Explained

To be able to effectively handle the alpha transparency or opacity of a particular element purely using CSS/HTML was the dream of any web designer. Because, with alpha transparency or opacity they can make visually more beautiful and easily maintainable websites with less effort. Now with CSS3 we can achieve these using properties such as RGBa and Opacity. What is RGBa? In addition to RGB (Red Blue Green) CSS3 has introduced a new feature to color setting, which is called RGBA. ...

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Custom writing of essays from Expert panels

By: Deepu Balan on 02/23/15 11:25 PM No Comments »
essay writing Are you a student and quite worried about your writing and find it to be stressful and painful both? When you are in school, you would be having ample of tasks and assignments to be completed in short duration of time span and that too with appropriate attention on all the task assigned. So writing you own thoughts where you need to do research becomes quite difficult and challenging. If you are facing the pressure with respect to the assignments task then you could surely approach Writing-Expert.com – essay company and for more info can go through the link provided. [...] Continue Reading...

Ground rules for implementing slider in mobile applications

By: Deepu Balan on 02/13/15 11:52 PM No Comments »
sliders There is no dearth of mobile applications in the app stores, however, only a few of them are able to create a buzz and others get flopped. Thus, if you are interested in creating a surefire application that goes viral upon its release, you must focus over its superior functions, and intuitive and impressive visual appeal. As far as, the design patterns are concerned, there are several options available in the market. While diving deep into the topic, you will observe that there is an overwhelming list of options for each UI element. Thus, it is advisable to streamline your [...] Continue Reading...

Credible reasons for you to choose ReactJS over AngularJS

By: Deepu Balan on 02/3/15 10:24 PM No Comments »
reactJS There is absolutely no doubt over the fact that AngularJS came as a whiff of fresh and welcoming air for developers who find it too tough to get going as their code began to be populated with too much of jQuery selectors and callbacks. AngularJS has surely added a number of innovations the the way development projects are carried out for applications of varied size and scope. But all said and done, there are certain issues cropping up that have often placed the developers in a pool of seemingly unending confusion or even performance issues. More specifically, the performance levels [...] Continue Reading...

An insight into web apps & widgets development with better accessibility

By: Deepu Balan on 01/17/15 12:15 AM No Comments »
web app development One undeniable fact remains that the web trends are rapidly changing and with the advancements in web development, a dramatic improvement in the web usability and better responsiveness can be observed. Today, web developers prefer a dynamic approach (web apps featuring desktop size) rather than static approach (page-based websites). For this, developers make a great use of AJAX and JavaScript, and designers are deploying JavaScript, HTML and CSS to create intuitive and appealing widgets and controls. Moreover, with the latest tools and approaches, you can make the dynamic web UI accessible by a gigantic potential user base (including people with [...] Continue Reading...

New to mobile design? 5 simple tips to get you started

By: Deepu Balan on 12/22/14 5:42 PM No Comments »
optimize website for mobile devices With the global revolution that has been created by the inception of mobile devices, a large group of business organizations is switching to mobile-friendly websites. Predictions have already been made about the worldwide mobile data traffic exploding by the year 2018. It will be interesting to see how the ever-growing count of mobile-friendly websites will affect the information and technology sector. If you’re about to design a website/web app for a mobile device then you’ve landed on the right post. Here, I’ll be offering you some random and easy-to-follow tips on designing remarkable websites that specially target iOS/Android mobile devices. [...] Continue Reading...

SEO Marketing: The prospect you might have ignored

By: Deepu Balan on 12/7/14 12:19 AM No Comments »
Search Engine Optimization - Magnifying Glass The first thing that might have come to your mind is – What does SEO mean? Is it some kind of a department in an organization? Or is it some kind of a marketing technique? Hold your horses my friend, let’s take one thing at a time. The article to follow will throw some light on the few things discussed above along with the skills required and prospects an individual has in this field of employment.   What is SEO? SEO stands for Search Engine Optimization, which is nothing but getting as much online traffic as possible from “ organic”, [...] Continue Reading...