Prototype iPhone apps with Javascript and HTML

Ratchet is a great way of prototyping iPhone apps and has a whole host of functionality. It also takes advantage of Push.js which when connecting your pages allows you to create a prototype that feels like a real app when …
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Prototype iPhone apps with Javascript and HTML

Awesome Dashboard Gauges with Javascript

Data visualisation techniques are ever evolving, and I’d like to share a cool plugin I’ve been using for a while now, It’s based on the Raphaël library for vector drawing so it’s completely scalable and self-adjusting. You can track it …
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Awesome Dashboard Gauges with Javascript

PHP GD generate an image with text and font embedding

PHP isn’t limited to just generating HTML. It can also be used to create and manipulate image files in a variety of formats. I recently worked on a project where we had to generate an image for the user and …
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PHP GD generate an image with text and font embedding

PHP Clever Caching

This clever bit of code checks if a page has been modified since it was last displayed and if it hasn’t, it sends a “304 not modified” header and exits, otherwise the content is loads as normal. Add the code …
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PHP Clever Caching

Fade between a background image with CSS3

Creating an image rollover is pretty easy with CSS. Give the element a background-image, Then absolute position a span element within the div. Then you just need to set the opacity of the span element to 0, and animate the …
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Fade between a background image with CSS3

Show Google Plus’s – PHP function

Following on from yesterdays function to get likes and share data for a URL here’s a function to get Google Plus’s for any URL. The Code It’s worth pointing out you must have CURL enabled on your web server, I …
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Show Google Plus’s – PHP function

Display Facebook likes / Shares PHP function

We launched a new product at Harkable last week called Daily Pulse – which tracks social data for any URL, you can also subscribe to receive email reports. I thought i’d share a bit of functionality similar to how we …
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Display Facebook likes / Shares PHP function