Developers: reveal.js is a great standards-compliant slideshow script. It looks great and is an awesome alternative to Flash-based or image-based slideshows.
How the +1 Button Works
The +1 Button uses an advanced sprite technique to simulate an animated `gif`. The animation occurs when hovering over search results with +1 enabled, and the shine moves across the button. (The image to the right is an animated `gif` I made…)
The sprite image Google uses for the +1 button is below:
Pretty neat, huh?
Yeah, the +1 Button animation is pretty neat…
…now turn it off!
Oh goodness gracious, the animation is annoying. After hovering over one search result, it’s obvious how awful the animation is and I want to claw my eyes out with a rusty nail. I wanted to find a way to disable the animation. Continue reading “The Google +1 Sprite Animation”
jQuery.Validator is null or not an object
This code will break any jQuery below your validation code, and will thoroughly piss you off.
Sometimes you may want to vertically align a block item, but the CSS-only vertical aligning methods don’t make you feel clean. Personally, I hate having to style items as a table/table cell to get them to vertically align in Internet Explorer.
jQuery to the rescue. Using a jQuery vertical align snippet as my base code, I modified it to be a jQuery plugin that will allow you to use the function in the jQuery chain. Continue reading “Simple Vertical Align Plugin for jQuery”
Now Safari’s just as cool as Firefox
If you’re a web developer on the Mac, you may be sick of everyone talking about Firefox Addons that do everything but wipe your ass. True, Firefox is a great browser that is very expandable, but I love Safari, and I want to do as much web development on Safari as possible.