HTML5 forms input types

In the first article in this series we looked at the history of HTML5 forms and many of the new attributes available to us. In this second and final part of the series, we’ll look at the new input types available in HTML5. As we’ll see, these new features will go a long way toward making your…

CSS Masking

Two commonly used operations in computer graphics are clipping and masking. Both operations hide visual portions of an element. If you have worked with SVG or HTML Canvas before, these operations are probably not new for you. Clipping defines the region of an element that is visible. Everything around this region does not get rendered – it gets “clipped”.…

Build Your Own Fusion Drive

Introduction Fusion Drive for Mac gives you the best of both worlds: super fast workflow and speed, thanks to the SSD (Solid State Drive) and high-capacity storage space on the traditional hard drive. Apple sells the Fusion drive as a $799 option with the new Mac Mini and iMac. In this tutorial we will look…

Rock Solid HTML Emails

At some stage in your career, it’s likely you’ll be asked by a client to design a HTMLemail. Before you rush to explain that all the cool kids are using social media, keep in mind that when done correctly, email is still one of the best ways to promote you and your clients online. In fact,…

Responsive Content Slider

Finally, A Responsive Content Slider I was looking for a responsive content slider that could move any html content and images, but couldn’t find anything that I liked that was easy enough to use out of the box. Since I had previously written version 3 of the Coda Slider just a few months prior, I had the…

MySQL Showdown: Querious vs. Sequel Pro

Administering databases is not generally an exciting task, it’s right up there with TPS reports and their cover sheets. So why then, are you using the command-line MySQL client to administer your MySQL databases when you have a nice shiny user interface provided by OS X at your disposal? The people behind Querious and Sequel Pro asked the same…