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HTML5: Automatic Capitalization Using autocapitalize

January 10th, 2016
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HTML5: Automatic Capitalization Using „autocapitalize“

Form entries on smartphones and tablets are not always a pleasant thing. Words are suggested by input assistances. Upper and lower case spelling can also be influenced or set. The HTML attribute autocapitalize allows you to define when words shall automatically be started with a capital letter and when they will be displayed in all caps for form input fields. Making Characters, Words or...

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How to Block AdBlockers With Adi.JS

January 9th, 2016
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How to Block AdBlockers With Adi.JS

In the past years, many attempts to establish fee-based web offers have failed. Mainly concerning information offers from the big news portals, but also here at Noupe, which is small in comparison, it is naturally expected that all of this information is available for free. It is obvious that these offers need to be financed by advertisement. However, due to ad blockers, anyone can...

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mo.js: JavaScript Framework for Complex Animations

January 6th, 2016
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mo.js: JavaScript Framework for Complex Animations

The basics for demanding animations within the browser are set thanks to CSS3 and JavaScript. But the CSS characteristics and JavaScript methods only allow general movement. The framework mo.js, however, allows much more complex animations using unique but quick to set up easing features. Easy Entry, but no Documentation Yet As mo.js works without jQuery or other libraries, all you need to do is...

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SVG: How to Work With Text and Font

January 3rd, 2016
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SVG: How to Work With Text and Font

The SVG format is not only useful for the display of vector based shapes. You can also place and edit font in it. In contrast to semantic font labelling in HTML, there are some particular things you need to keep in mind. You should also know some differences to the markup via CSS. Marking Fonts Via SVG and Editing With CSS While HTML knows...

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Displaying Data Tables Fast Using Clusterize.js

January 2nd, 2016
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If you have big amounts of data that you want to display in tabular shape within an HTML document, you should always keep an eye on the website’s performance. In general, it is possible to make a table with multiple hundreds or thousands of lines. However, it’s not always fun to work through a table of this length. Especially when using the mouse wheel,...

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HTML5: Plyr is a Responsive and Accessible Video Player

December 26th, 2015
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HTML5: Plyr is a Responsive and Accessible Video Player

Today, those that want to integrate video and audio files in a website, rely on HTML5. Plyr is an extensive tool to help with that, allowing you to create a custom interface for HTML5 video and audio. As Plyr is a contemporary piece of web technology, it is both responsive and accessible. Simple Operation, Freely Configurable Coming to results with the Plyr is easy....

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Adobe Portfolio: New Website Builder for Creatives

December 25th, 2015
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New Website Builder for Creatives

Adobe has already established a social network for designers and illustrators with its creative network Behance. The new service Adobe Portfolio allows you to easily set up a website to present your work on. The service is free to all subscribers of the Creative Cloud. If you already have a profile on Behance, you can import your work in Adobe Portfolio. Homepage Building Kit...

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Truffle Pig: Knwl.JS Finds Data Snippets Automatically

December 23rd, 2015
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Truffle Pig: Knwl.JS Finds Data Snippets Automatically

What if important information, such as time or location information, email addresses, phone numbers, links and other data snippets, are hidden in plain text? If you’d want to mine these valuable fragments a lot of manual work would be necessary. Wait. Not anymore.  The JavaScript library Knwl.JS can automatically find this information, filter it and make it available for further use. With some creativity,...

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Four Tools for Creating HTML5 Banners in Seconds

December 17th, 2015
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Banner ads are delivered in Flash less and less often. HTML5 has become the standard for online advertising as well. Thanks to CSS3 animations are possible without any issues and interactions are made possible with JavaScript. Of course, HTML5 banners can also be created manually. But there are plenty of free and paid tools that are specialised in the creation of HTML5 based banners....

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Fearing the Blank Page: Ignite Your Creativity

December 16th, 2015
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Ignite Your Creativity

Everyone working as a designer or author or in any other creative job knows it: the fear of the blank page or the blank screen – the creative block. There are moments where simply nothing comes to mind when trying to come up with a convincing logo or a captivating text. If creativity is your job, you can’t afford to have a lot of...

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TremulaJS: This Animated Modern Image Gallery Will Impress You

December 12th, 2015
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Tremula.js: This Animated Modern Image Gallery Will Impress You

When it comes to polishing images or other visual data, there are plenty of JavaScript libraries to turn a loose image collection into appealingly designed and functional galleries with ease. A very popular choice is the Image Carousel where images are swapped via mouse movement or swipe gesture. TremulaJS also provides a very extensive framework that allows you to create animated galleries and adjust...

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SVG: How to Create Interactive Graphics for Your Website

December 9th, 2015
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You surely know that SVG is much more than just a vector-based file format. Animations as well as interactions are also a part of the vector format’s arsenal. As JavaScript can also be used within an SVG file, there are plenty of usage options. The JavaScript solution svidget.js provides an extensive framework which allows you to create and integrate SVG graphics as widgets. Creating...

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Web App: Drawing SVG Online with Method Draw

December 8th, 2015
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Adobe Illustrator, as well as the free Inkscape, are able to work with SVG. They can edit and save vector graphics in this format. These apps are not the only ones, however. The web app Method Draw allows you to draw vector graphics in a way similar to a classic desktop application, and you can test them directly in the browser. Besides SVG, Method...

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RulersGuides.js: Photoshop-inspired Web Design Helper Tool

December 5th, 2015
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RulersGuides.js: Photoshop-inspired Web Design Helper Tool

The ruler and the possibility to draw auxiliary lines are indispensable features of Photoshop and other image editing and drawing applications. Why only Photoshop and such? Measuring distances and checking orientations via auxiliary lines can be helpful on a website as well. RulerGuides.js comes to your rescue. It adds a ruler with the mentioned features to any website via a bookmarklet. RulersGuides.js: Features Known...