Web Browsers
Web browser apps, tools and browser plugins.


Viewport Resizer

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Testing and debugging for different screen sizes can be a tedious task, optimize the process with the View Port Resizer from Malte Wassermann. The Viewport Resizer is a bookmarklet added to your web browser that lets users adjust the viewing options to account for different browsers and different digital platforms. The tool is ideal for responsive design testing and allows users to see how their project would appear on a smartphone, on a tablet or on a traditional display and allows for live customizations to existing code.

 

Deck.js HTML Slide Presentations

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Slide shows can be an effective accompaniment to presentations but are often limited due to the constrains of presentation software. I Make Web Things developed the Deck.JS  tool to allow developers to create dynamic HTML slide presentations accessible from any common web browser. The tool uses simple HTML input to create each slide and is compatible with advanced web languages to create dynamic content and transitions. The plugin features a number of predesigned themes to quickly create stylish presentations that can be controlled using the keyboard.

Deck.js HTML Slide Presentations

Responsive Pricing Tables

The Internet is truly the biggest marketplace for everything from services, antiques, used cars and homemade knickknacks. A pricing table is an efficient method for conveying pricing information and available options for customers on your webpage but can be difficult to layout for different screen sizes. The team at Tutsplus has put together this tutorial for building responsive pricing tables for a business and personal websites to take advantage of the worldwide marketplace. The tutorial walks through the steps of creating a table that will display properly on screens both big and small, from desktops and laptops, to tablets and smartphones.

Responsive Pricing Tables

Javascript Editor Add-on

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The Live ScratchPad from NeoNux is a Firefox add-on that allows programmers to test, debug and edit JavaScript functions right from the comfort of your browser window. Once activated, the add-on can inspect affected objects and DOM elements used in the function as well as flag errors in the function’s code. The ScratchPad window features dual windows to view the output of the function and the code at the same time, cutting down time during the testing and debugging phase.
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IE Alert

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Unfortunately, there is no way to enforce that all users of the Internet properly update their software to comply with the latest web standards. Spending hours and hours writing code only to have it fail in older browsers can turn any development project into a nightmare. Politely ask your visitors to upgrade their browser with the IE Alert plugin by David Nemes. IE Alert includes a jQuery-designed modal box that appears for any visitor to your site that are still using legacy browsers such as Internet Explorer 6, 7 and 8 that cannot handle the interactive features of your webpage that take advantage of the latest web standards and programming languages.