I came across this nicely designed audio player on CodePen, put together by Michael Zhigulin It uses the waves.js click effect library...
A style sheet language used for describing the presentation of a document written in a markup language.
API Knowledge A key tool for any budding web developer is API knowledge. It’s good to familiarise yourself with a variety of application interfaces. I started out using the Twitter REST API with PHP and CURL when twitter first launched the API to basically get a users tweets, pretty simple now I look back, but at the time it was the [...]Ashley
In this tutorial we’re going to take an RSS feed from the top videos page on MySpace and make a widget to display the latest videos using jQuery pagination, ajax and a spot of PHP to parse the feed. The basic logic of what is going on is simple. We parse an XML file echo all the results, then we use the quick paginate plugin to display [...]Ashley
The average web page contains over 50 elements each of which has to be downloaded from a web server. The HTTP 1.1 specifications recommend that a web browser or server should only typically make two simultaneous downloads per domain or hostname. So most web browsers are effectively restricted by this limit on parallel downloads if the objects [...]Ashley
Over the past few years I’ve had the opportunity to work on a few personal projects. This allowed me to experiment more with techniques that I wouldn’t have normally used on client sites. During this time I was building a blogging platform, I soon found that it was difficult to present the data and make it look interesting to the [...]Ashley
Here’s a quick CSS tip. Firefox likes to put a dotted border around any links that you click as shown below, but there’s an easy way to fix it simply add the code below to your ‘a tag’ style either in the head of the page on in an external style sheet.Ashley
I’ve never written a jQuery tooltip script before so i thought i’d give it a go and write my own. Its very much in the experimental stage but i thought i’d open it up to see what the community has to say about it. I had the most trouble with the ajax tooltip and getting the content to display in the tip. I know there are [...]Ashley
This tutorial looks into creating a really simple tabbed interface using just plain HTML and CSS with the functionality and interface manipulated using jQuery. Tabbed interfaces are great for maximizing the amount of space you have on your site. Lets take a look at whats going on. We start with the document ready function. The first line of [...]Ashley
Minimising the time a user has to wait for a web page to load is crucial. Using Gzip and PHP we can minimise file sizes of CSS files. This technique is a powerful and simple way to reduce page download size and speed up your site that will work with most PHP installations, even those on shared hosting that donâ€™t have mod_deflate turned [...]Ashley