Some Useful UNIX Commands

Changing your password: passwd Change your password. Do this regularly, and keep your password secret. File manipulation commands: cp file1 file2 Copies file1 to file2. mv file1 file2 Moves file1 to file2. If the arguments are in same directory, this command just renames file1 to file2. If file2 is a directory, file1 is moved to…

CSS3 SLIDING ANIMATIONS

Most of the image gallery display nice little image with a cute description underneath it. If you want to make yours a little better, here’s a quick tutorial on how to improve the the user experience of your image gallery. The concept is easy, each images are displayed but not the text. The text will…

Essential Tools for SEO

During this session we’ve had some rather technical articles about SEO, so it’s time for a short breather. We’ll do this by taking a look at some of the tools that are useful for search engine optimization.   Search Engines The most obvious tools for an SEO are the search engines themselves. They’re free to…

13 Best CSS Hack

1. Target IE6, IE7, and IE8 with only 4 characters (hack) See the source above for a quick explanation. And don’t ask me to explain why 9 works for IE8…but it does. Use these with caution. [css] body { color: red; /* all browsers, of course */ color : green9; /* IE8 and below */ *color…

Resize image and rounded corners using CSS

The idea is to use the background-size: cover; CSS property which handles the centering, cropping and, well, covering. Here’s an extract from the fiddle: div.yourWrapper { width: 50px; height: 50px; -webkit-border-radius: 10px; -moz-border-radius: 10px; border-radius: 10px; background: url(‘some_image.jpg’) no-repeat center center; -webkit-background-size: cover; -moz-background-size: cover; -o-background-size: cover; background-size: cover; }