Revolutionary User Interfaces A few years ago, around the middle of the last decade, the mobile phone market was characterized by the rivalry between a few established vendors. These were Nokia, Samsung, LG, Motorola and Sony Ericsson. These incumbent companies had a broad portfolio of devices including smartphones and feature phones and basic phones. Many also sold networking equipment and were deeply engaged with their customers, network operators. There was also a set of entrants who offered only smartphones.
CSS3 Image Styles When applying CSS3 inset box-shadow or border-radius directly to the image element, the browser doesn't render the CSS style perfectly. However, if the image is applied as background-image, you can add any style to it and have it rendered properly. Darcy Clarke and I put a quick tutorial together on how to use jQuery to make perfect rounded corner images dynamically. Today I'm going to revisit the topic and show you how much more you can do with the background-image CSS trick.
CSS3 Button Generator This generator will help you design and learn how to make CSS3 Buttons. By using this generator it will save you time and effort in creating that perfect CSS button for your site. Please note that this generator will not work in all browsers, currently only web browsers that support CSS3 will render the button correctly. Grid Designer 2 If you're familiar with the grid, a bit of design and basic typography, using this script should be pretty easy - most of the functions are pretty self-explanatory. If you're unfamiliar with grids in general, you could start by reading an excellent series of articles by web designer Mark Boulton. For those who want a real understanding of the theory of grids in relation to design and typography, I strongly recommend this book. On the Columns tab, you can start your design in two ways: Fill in the number of columns, total width, gutters and margin widths, all specified in pixels - then press the design button. Recalculate the settings in various ways by clicking the row of buttons located next to each setting.
Google Maps: Designing the Modern Atlas It is often the case in interaction design that the best solutions simply get out of the way, allowing the user to achieve their goal and get on with their life. With Google Maps, this is certainly the desired outcome. Geographic navigation and search should be smooth, efficient, and ultimately straightforward.
Everything You Need to Know about CSS3 Color Techniques CSS3 is revolutionizing Web by introducing a number of totally amazing elements and attributes that push modern web development a little bit forward. Many features are already supported to some extent in latest versions of the modern web browsers such as Chrome, Firefox, Safari, and Opera. In this article we will talk about CSS3 colour techniques such as RGB / RGBA and HSL / HSLA color models, opacity, linear and radial gradients, box and text shadows as well as show you some examples of excellent implementation of the CSS3 colour techniques in practice. You will get some hints as to the new markup, understand how to incorporate new CSS3 elements, embrace the new creative freedoms of CSS3 and start using powerful and absolutely awesome CSS3 colour techniques today!
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