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Small PDF

  • Posted By: Jason Taetsch
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The personal document file or PDF is one of the most widely used formats on the internet. Though the filetype is commonplace in almost every office environment, tools to combine, merge and compress PDFs are not so widespread or easy to work with. While there are a number of software options for managing PDFs, the team at SmallPDF have put together an array of functions to compress, split, merge and edit PDF files right from the comfort of your browser. Not only can you perform an array of advanced functions like converting images into PDF files, but all the tools are available for free, no account or login necessary.

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WYSIHTML Editor

  • Posted By: Jason Taetsch
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WYSIWYG or What-You-See-Is-What-You-Get editors turn the task of creating content for the web out of the hands of professionals and hand it over to everyday computer users. These editors mimic how the entered content will display on the front-end of a website without the use of HTML attributes and tags as well as styling. The WYSIHTML editor is an open source project created by the team at Voog and is compatible with modern mobile devices as well as modern browsers up to IE8. It makes use of the latest HTML5 features to deliver a fast and lightweight experience without the the use of iframes or the use of external libraries like jQuery.

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Egrappler Full Screen Responsive Slider

  • Posted By: Jason Taetsch
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Thanks to the prevalence of jQuery, content sliders or carousels have become a must-have for many websites.  The crew at Egrappler has taken the content slider to the next level by creating a full-screen responsive slider to cycle through content and images in the largest possible format. Egrappler includes a fully packaged slider, complete with coding and slew of useful features that even non-programmers can use to add dynamic and interactive content to a webpage. A built-in “Category” function allows developers to quickly add content to the slider, while the responsive code ensures that the slider is functional on tablets and mobile devices.

Animated Content Tabs With CSS3

  • Posted By: Jason Taetsch
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There are a number of methods for displaying content on a webpage from simple static options to complex features like jQuery sliders and carousels. However displaying a large amount of text-laden content on a page poses specific challenges to designers. The team at Tympanus put together this tutorial for designers to build animated content tabs into their design projects entirely with CSS.  The “tab” method is ideal for displaying multiple sections of text without making a page seem too imposing to a casual visitor.

Open Source Software for Q&A Site

  • Posted By: RankRaiser
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Start your own question and answer site easily with free open source software at osqa.net. Use this software for homework sites, product support or as a help desk feature. This question and answer engine features a voting system, social networking functions including private messaging, search, the ability to import data from a Stack Exchange site, support for widgets, themes, the ability to embed videos, audio and images, automatic site activity reports, export data and more.