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Oct 222014

This Amazing Universe Simulator Makes Me Want To Buy A New PC

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SpaceEngine: a free space simulation program that lets you explore the universe in three dimensions, from planet Earth to the most distant galaxies. Areas of the known universe are represented using actual astronomical data,...

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Oct 92014

Curate this. — The Missing (Bootstrap) Breakpoint

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Bootstrap 3 is incredibly useful – used by many – but lacking an important breakpoint in a region where it’s arguably, most needed. It’s also been out for over a year now, which means I’m a bit late to...

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Oct 92014

High Performance Map Interactions Using HTML5 Canvas

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Last week, you may have noticed that we released a facelift for our interactive maps. Our Deal Score markers have finally been brought up to 2014 design standards to match the Omnibox. Source

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Oct 32014

Dimensions Browser Extension

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Measure between the following elements: images, input-fields, buttons, videos, gifs, text, icons. You can measure everything you see in the browser. Your designer handed you mockups as PNGs or JPEGs? Just drop them into...

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Oct 22014

JavaScript hacks explained

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There are several JavaScript tricks that are used widely by experienced programmers. Many of them may not be instantly obvious, especially for beginners. Source

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Sep 272014

Don’t Make Your Mobile Users Think: Support Gestures On Your WordPress Site

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Many tablet and mobile users are app-trained to expect swipes and taps to result in navigation. Many WordPress themes don’t include gesture support out-of-the-box but it’s actually surprisingly easy to add to an existing...

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Sep 182014

Scroll-Then-Fix Content

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A reader sent me in a GIF showing off a cool effect they saw on Google on mobile. Source

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Sep 182014

Play and Pause Buttons for YouTube and Vimeo Videos (via Their APIs)

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Sometimes you just need to start a video playing by some user interaction on the page other than clicking right on that video itself. Perhaps a “Play Video” button of your own creation lives on your page and you...

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