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Full-Page Animations in CSS

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As great as the CSS3 standard is, recent improvements in modern browsers brings even more tools and capabilities to a developer’s toolbox. The team at SitePoint created this tutorial on full-page CSS animations to teach developers how to take advantage of full-page 3D and 2D animations for web content. The CSS transformations and animations attributes allow developers to manipulate the appearance of an entire page’s content for a dynamic and visually impressive user experience. The tutorial covers rotations, changes in perspective and advanced animations.

Adaptor jQuery Content Slider

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The jQuery Content slider has quickly become a staple for web designers who want their sites to stand out. The Adaptor content slider by Phil Parsons provides developers with a light-weight content slider with 2D and 3D slide transitions. The slider includes vertical 3D scroll, horizontal 3D scroll animations as well as 2D vertical and horizontal scrolling, blind transitions and fades. The slider includes fallback transitions, so other browsers can view the content if they lack the ability to display the more advanced 2D and 3D transitions.

LiveWeave – HTML5, CSS3 and JavaScript Playground

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is an interactive tool for programmers, designers and web developers to test out their HTML, CSS3 and JavaScript code in a “What You See Is What You Get” editor before implementing it in a project. The tool supports the latest HTML standards as well as a range of jQuery libraries for both standard and mobile applications. LiveWeave can save you valuable time in the coding process by automatically generating the appropriate sometimes tedious HTML and CSS  tags while you type thanks to useful autocomplete function. Once your satisfied with your work, the live viewer can be set for both horizontal and vertical viewing as well as a full-screen preview mode to experience the complete front-end user experience.

 

Mobiscroll

  • Posted By: Jason Taetsch
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Selecting values on a form can be difficult for users of tablets and smartphones. That’s why the team at Mobiscroll developed a powerful HTML5 based control option that makes it easy to select values on a touch-screen from a light-weight and customizable control feature.  The Mobiscroll element is especially useful for users to select time, date and values from a list. It even features compatibility for long lists thanks to a built-in scroller box. Mobiscroll is built off of the jQuery language and is compatible with all major mobile and desktop browsers.

How To Make Your Own Video Player on HTML5 Video

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One of the best additions to the HTML5 standard is the native inclusion for audio/video and other multimedia elements. No longer are developers limited to the constrains of embedded Flash video players, like YouTube and Vimeo, in order to host content on a webpage. While the HTML5 video-element comes standard with a playback control panel, it appears differently in each browser. The team at Splashnology put together this tutorial to walk developers through the process of creating a dynamic video player for a webpage. The tutorial includes steps for creating unique playback buttons, sound icons as well as a context menu.