blur.js 40 Useful jQuery Techniques and Plugins - Smashing Magazine Over the last year, Smashing Magazine has evolved. We’ve been publishing fewer lists and more in-depth articles about design and Web development. We have invited professionals and high-profile developers to write for us. We’ve been investing more resources in the quality and relevance of our articles. We’ve also explored new formats; and on weekends we’ve been publishing more inspirational pieces, leaving the in-depth articles to weekdays. We’ve tried our best to fuel the growing appetite of our readers for more advanced articles, but recently we’ve been receiving more requests for carefully selected, useful round-ups. In this post, we present 40 useful but obscure jQuery plug-ins that will hopefully help you improve the user experience on your websites. TipTip jQuery PluginTipTip detects the edges of the browser window and will make sure the tooltip stays within the current window size. jQuery Slider plugin (Safari style) 3jQuery Slider is easy to use and multifunctional jQuery plugin.
Documentation | Spritely Spritely is a simple plugin with only two key methods, sprite() and pan() both of which simply animate the background-image css property of an element. The difference between the two is that a 'sprite' image contains two or more 'frames' of animation, whereas a 'pan' image contains a continuous image which pans left or right and then repeats. Typically, in either case, you would use a png file (with or without transparency) for this. You might wish to use a transparent gif for Internet Explorer 6, though it probably won't look as good. For documentation in languages other than English, please see Unoffical Documentation. Please note: there is a problem with the current version of Mobile Safari on the iPad On the iPad, using the pan() method may cause crashes in Mobile Safari. Quick start If you're impatient to try out Spritely and want to see some self-contained working examples, you can download some sample 0.4 code as a zip file. What's new in version 0.6? What's new in version 0.6?
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Download 21 Free Fun Fonts Download 21 Free Fun Fonts Here is an Awesome collection of Fun Free 21 Fonts that you can download for yourself which you could use for your next project of web, graphic, logo, or banner design. In this Free list of fonts you’ll be able to find Fun Free Fonts that resemble the theme for Terminator, Ice Age, Bugs Life, Star Wars, Batman, Coca Cola, Ferro Rosso, Hawaii, Flowers, Walt Disney, Hollywood, Jurassic Park, Tron, and more. Also, if you know of any popular movie or company fonts that are Totally Free for personal and commercial use, then please let us know in the comments section. So, I guess just jump in and pick your favorite one :) 1. – Walt Disney Font 2. – Harabara Font 3. – Decker Font 4. – Circuitry Font 5. – Hawaii Lover Font 6. – Ferro Rosso Font 7. – Coca Cola Font 8. – Republika Font 9. – Jurassic Font 10. – Blomster Font 11. – Broken Font 12. – Insect Font 13. – Feena Casual Font 14. – Hollywood Hills Font 15. – Caribbean Font 16. – Terminator Font 17. – A Bug’s Life Font
How to Create a Clean Web 2.0 Style Web Design in Photoshop In this Photoshop web design tutorial, you’ll learn, step-by-step, how to create a stunning and clean web layout. You’ll be using some basic to intermediate-level techniques to build your very own sleek "Web 2.0" style web design that uses the 960 Grid System. This is a two-part series that will teach you how to create the layout in Photoshop, and then how to convert it to a standards-compliant (X)HTML web design. Final Result Clicking on the image below will take you to the full-scale version of the web layout that we’ll be designing in this tutorial. Setting up the document 1 Create a new document in Photoshop with the dimensions 1200px x 1050px. Creating the background 2 Now, we will be creating the background. Placing the Grid System into the document 3 On a new layer, create a 960px wide grid – 12 bars, each bar at 60px wide. Making containers for the logo and navigation items 4 We will now be creating the containers for the logo and the navigation items. 9 Duplicate the separator.