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  • Feb28

    CSS3 @font-face Custom Web Fonts | Web Typography


    One of the greatest advancements in CSS is the @font-face CSS 3 module. @font-face gives the designer the ability to use custom fonts that are not web safe fonts without having to resort to sIFR Flash technology to accomplish the task. Read More

  • Feb14

    Rotated or Vertical Text in Mozilla, Webkit, Opera using CSS3


    Vertical and rotated text is no longer a job for images, but not yet a standard either. This tutorial will walk you through how to create consistent vertical text for CSS3-ready browsers. It complements our article, Vertical Text with Internet Explorer. Read More

  • Jan27

    To .get() and To .post() - An Intermediate Tutorial


    The .get() and .post() functions of jQuery let you load pages without refreshing a webpage. This article explains the extra parameters of the .get() and .post() methods and how to extend their use; it also assumes a basic understanding of jQuery. Read More

  • Jan27

    .load() - The Layman's Ajax - Dynamic Website Content


    The .load() function is the simplest way to use Ajax and jQuery to dynamically load website content into your webpage. This tutorial explains features of the .load() method, other alternatives such as .get(), and assumes a basic understanding of jQuery. Read More

  • Jan26

    Using Ajax And jQuery To Load Dynamic Content In A Website


    Loading dynamic content into a website with Ajax is much simpler with jQuery, but there are also many methods to achieve similar effects. This article explains the use and difference between .load(), .get() and .post(), and .ajax() functions. Read More

  • Jan14

    Website Function - Balancing Website Form And Function


    There are three fundamental criteria of functionality that need to be addressed in website design: Usability, Optimized Copy and Standard Components. There are critical criteria such as accessibility and browser compatibility that will be addressed later. Read More