links for 2009-11-27
As with any project you start, gathering essential information upfront is not only beneficial to a successful deliverable but will also save you and your client plenty of headaches throughout the process and pave the way to a lasting and trusting relationship.
Today’s collection includes gorgeous autumn views, digitally enhanced nature photos and other interesting uploads.
Windows 7 boasts a lot of great new shortcuts, but I'm focusing on several of my favorites.
1. Win+Home: Clear all but the active window
2. Win+Space: All windows become transparent so you can see through to the desktop
3. Win+Up arrow: Maximize the active window
4. Win+Down arrow: Minimize the window/Restore the window if it's maximized
5. Win+Left/Right arrows: Dock the window to each side of the monitor (If you've got dual monitors, adding Shift to the mix (e.g., Win+Shift+Right arrow) will move the window to the adjacent monitor.)
6. Win+T: Focus and scroll through items on the taskbar.
7. Win+P: Adjust presentation settings for your display
8. Win+(+/-): Zoom in/out
9. Shift+Click a taskbar item: Open a new instance of that application
Satellite, street maps and more in our online atlas.
The HTML 5 spec was originally called “Web Applications 1.0″. Most of the attention has been on the new markup elements, but in his talk he takes a further look at the applications side of the spec, covering:
1. Dynamic images and graphs with canvas
2. Eliminating much forms validation with webforms 2.0
3. Local storage automagically saving your data
5. Building toolbars and menus.
Police in Hong Kong are trying to trace members of a group on the social networking site Facebook which appeared to call for a mass suicide.
Launching a new website can be an intense experience. Preparing yourself for the launch and making sure you’ve got all your ducks in a row will ensure that your launch is successful.
Facebook and its ilk offer platforms to explore all the Web with one's relevant data in tow, and they're set to overtake the big portals
dropSlideMenu is my attempt at building a simple (single-level support only), yet easily and highly-customisable drop-down menu with an attractive sliding effect.