Category Archives: Web Development

CSS3 @font-face at Font Squirrel

Font Squirrel provides free fonts, cross-browser @font-face kits, and an @font-face generator where you can use your own fonts.  The @font-face kits and @font-face generator output the various different file types you need to guarantee cross-browser font rendering. Font Squirrel … Continue reading

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HTML5 Cross browser Polyfills – GitHub

HTML5 shims (and CSS3 et al).  No excuses now.  Here are a bunch of scripts to bring older browsers up to date with the new standards, or to reconcile differences in implementations. HTML5 Cross browser Polyfills – GitHub.

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Create new commands for your Unix-based command line

Do you ever wish you had a shortcut to save yourself from typing the same things into the command line repeatedly? This tutorial will show you how to create a new command for your Unix-based command line (Linux, OS X, … Continue reading

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This post came from my Android

I’m using the WordPress app for Android. The purpose of this post is simply to test this out. I have a client that would like to photo-blog from his iPhone, so I thought. I might check out the possibilities. I … Continue reading

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Custom Styles for Google Maps

I attended Google I/O 2010 this past week, and they announced that that the Google Maps API v3 is now able to be styled. Check out the announcement on the Google Blog. Here is my first experiment with it.

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WordPress CMS: testimonials, custom fields, and random posts

Today I had to set up a way to organize and publish the content of customer testimonials. Excerpts from these testimonials were going to appear in the left column of the page, in addition to being able to viewed in … Continue reading

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Sections of a WordPress Site

Sometimes it’s useful to know whether the current post or page is within a specified hierarchical section of the site. For example, I may have a page on my site called “Super Funky”, and some child pages dedicated to James … Continue reading

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YouTube Lightbox Embedding

Here is a YouTube Flash video player that is viewed within the ever-popular “lightbox effect”. To achieve this, I am using iBox, which is freely available as a simple JavaScript file or as a WordPress plugin. Since this is within … Continue reading

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YouTube Player Tests

In this post, I am testing various ways of embedding a YouTube Player. For the super-customized chromeless player, please visit the chromeless player page.

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Scope issues with the callback to JQuery’s animate() function

All I had to do was to save a reference to the Animation object inside the Animation object, and then this.callback would be able to refer to it. Continue reading

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