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Detect Mobile Browsers - Open source mobile phone detection

Detect Mobile Browsers - Open source mobile phone detection

20 mLearning Tools in 60 Minutes - mLearnCon 2010 Google Maps From A to Z During the last years, online maps have evolved so much that they hold valuable information and capabilities. The most well known maps are Google’s Maps. Google Maps are powered by a powerful engine and also have a large community offering support. Google allows web masters to add and customize maps on their sites with the Google Maps API. To use the Google Maps API, you have to get an API key from Google. Creating our first simple map Implementing Google Maps in your site is plain easy. A link to a JavaScript file provided by Google Some lines of JavaScript with some parameters A layer where our map will be displayed. The link to the JavaScript file: Note: We can change the language used in our map implementation by changing the “hl=en” part and use our preferred language, for example “hl=el” for Greek language or “hl=fr” for French language. Caution: Google Maps work better when loaded in UTF-8 encoded pages. This part of the code is where we set the coordinates we want the map to focus:

Jquery Mobile – PhoneGap – Retours d’expérience et bonnes pratiques. Lors du développement d’une application mobile, nous sommes souvent confrontés au choix “application native” ou “site web mobile”. Dans cet article, nous allons présenter l’approche que nous avons eu pour le développement d’une application mobile qui mixe à la fois un framework html mobile classique avec l’utilisation de JQuery Mobile ainsi que des fonctionnalités natives grâce à PhoneGap. Nous verrons ensuite les bonnes pratiques que nous avons pu faire ressortir ainsi que les limites rencontrées. Notre application Le projet a pour but d’inventorier divers biens (matériel informatique,etc) via un appareil mobile. - Être multiplateforme mobile (Android, iOS, Windows Phone) - Avoir une version de l’application packagée avec des fonctionnalités natives (utilisation de l’API caméra pour scanner des codes barre) - Nous ne devions pas re-coder spécifiquement pour chaque plateforme l’application. Le choix de JQuery Mobile Retours d’experience Les points forts de JQuery Mobile sont : Composants Cache

html - Get iPhone font-size to be the same as other browsers 15 Free Online Tools for Web Designers on a Budget | Web Design About two years ago when I became a full time freelance web designer, I made it a point to operate with little overhead. Even though I was confident I could make it as a freelancer, there was some fear that things might not go as planned. Because of this, I didn’t go out and spend lots of money on equipment and expensive software. My focus was on being frugal and saving money where I could. One way I was able to do this was using free online tools or web apps to perform my everyday tasks as a web designer. Pixlr Pixlr is a powerful online image editing application. Google Analytics Google Analytics is probably the most popular free analytics tool available. Typetester The Typetester is an online application for comparison of the fonts for the screen. CSS Type Set CSS Type Set allows you to visually and interactively style text and it generates the CSS. net2ftp net2ftp gives you a fully featured ftp client within your browser. WhatTheFont Color Scheme Designer Fontstruct Kuler Bespin ViewLikeUs

21 Excellent Google Chrome Applications Worth Checking Out Don't Forget to participate in a contest where you can win an amazing e-Commerce template from TemplateMonster. There are many applications out there, but getting by free and good ones is not that easy. Today, we are sharing 21 Excellent Google Chrome Applications Worth Checking Out. Read each entry in the list and see which web application suits your needs best. You are welcome if you want to share more Google Chrome Applications that our readers/viewers may like. Do you want to be the first one to know the latest happenings at, just subscribe to our rss feed and you can follow us on twitter and follow us on Digg as well to get updated. JustEdit JustEdit is a browser-based editor application where you can write JavaScript, HTML5, CSS and execute the code right away. Aviary Image Editor An incredibly useful and fun web-based image editor that can be utilized by anyone looking to retouch and manipulate a photo. LucidChart – Collaborative Diagramming Weebly – Website Builder

Knowing About Web Safe Fonts What are Web safe fonts? Practically every personal computer has a set of fonts installed. These fonts are usually put there by the computer manufacturer or are the default sets of fonts for the operating system that computer is using. However, not all font sets are created equal. So, how do you make sure that your fonts will look good on the largest number of computers out there? Who should use Web Safe Fonts? Every Web designer should use Web safe fonts. I guess the best answer to the question "who should use Web safe fonts" can be summed up in one word: "you." Why use web safe fonts? As explained above, if you use a font on your page that your visitor doesn't have installed, their browser will pick a fallback font that you may not intend to appear on your page. If a visitor can't fluidly read your site, then he or she can't get the information you provided, and this is the whole reason your visitors are at your site! When to use Web safe fonts? Where are web safe fonts applicable?

iScroll This script has been superseded by iScroll 4 . This page is kept for historical reasons . Project info Project state: ACTIVE (code is actively updated) Last code update: 2010.10.08 – v3.7.1 Device compatibility: iPhone/Ipod touch >=2.0, Android >=1.5, iPad >=3.2. Support development If this script saved your day or you wish to support iScroll and other scripts development you may consider sending some funds via PayPal. Overview iScroll was born because mobile webkit (on iPhone, iPod, Android and Pre) does not provide a native way to scroll content inside a fixed width/height element. Luckily mobile webkit offers a powerful set of hardware accelerated CSS properties that can be used to simulate the missing functionality, so the iScroll development started… But there’s no rose without thorn. How to use First of all we need to prevent the default behavior of standard touch events. iScroll takes two parameters. <div id="wrapper"><div id="scroller"><ul><li>... That’s it. Accepted options are: