Design / Development

Fullbleed – Fast and Lightweight Fullscreen Imagery

What is Fullbleed? Fullbleed came as a result of needing to use dead simple fullscreen imagery on a recent project. As we hunted around everything we found had extra features like slideshows and overlay text, none of which we needed and which also made the plugins heavy and hard to implement. So I decided to…
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May 1, 2014 0

OpenFL – Part 1

Long have developers sought a way to crack the mystery of BODE (Build Once Deploy Everywhere). Now, there isn’t one perfect solution, yet, but OpenFL has made great strides to get us closer. I have been using OpenFL for a few months now and figured it was about time to put together a post that…
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April 26, 2014 0

Installing Extensions From Adobe CS5 or CS6 Into Creative Cloud

Recently, we were switched from various versions of Adobe’s Creative Suite to Creative Cloud at work. Well, I would love today that this was a smooth process, well at least as smooth as Adobe makes it out to be…it wasn’t. Once of the biggest issues we had within the Interactive department was that many of…
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April 16, 2014 0

Dynamic jQuery Animation Block

While working on a recent project, I quickly realized that I was constantly writing jQuery animation blocks over and over and over again. I thought that there had to be a better way to handle all of these animations so I took a few minutes and worked to create a dynamic animation function that you…
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November 8, 2013 0

Full Page Images With Transitions

Another project under way in which we wanted not only a full bleed background image site, but we wanted to have interesting transitions between these pages. While not exactly finished, I think that I am on the right track. Have a look and please feel free to use the code if you find it helpful.…
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October 31, 2013 0

Non CSS Page Animations

Below is a link to a sample page with some animations I was creating for a new project. They work in all browsers down to IE 7 and do not use CSS animations. I thought these might be useful for some of you so I figured I would post them. These are just test files…
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October 31, 2013 0

Debugging Mobile Safari Using Safari?

In this quick tutorial I am going to explain to you how to debug sites in mobile Safari on your iPad using a copy of Safari that is installed on your computer. Yes, as strange as it may sound, it is possible and can be very helpful in trying to nail down quirky issues for…
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May 10, 2013 0

Using Firebug on Mobile Safari

If you are a developer for all things interactive, like I am, you may have had requests from clients to create a responsive website that works on just about any device a user may have in their pocket, bag, or even buried in a closet. You may have also run into issues with trying to…
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May 9, 2013 0

FPO Imagery

FPO Imagery is a simple and free to use image generator for those of you out there that develop and design web, mobile, or any other kind of applications. Whether you use the URL’s as the SRC value for an image tag, or if you just open an image in your browser to download, it…
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September 10, 2012 0