Responsive and Touch-Friendly Audio Player

  • Posted By: Jason Taetsch
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Thanks to improvements in HTML standards and JavaScript libraries websites no longer have to rely on embeddable elements to host audio files on a page. Unfortunately these type of elements are not easily stylized using common CSS practices. The team at Tympanus developed this that is both stylish and functional. The plugin uses a combination of JavaScript events and HTML to apply styles to audio elements and is tested to work on smartphones, tablets and monitors.

Pixlbrowser – Share Your Portfolio

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Inspiration can be the hardest to find, especially when it is needed the most. Pixlbrowser by Joel Alexander aims to make the inspirational treasure hunt much easier by creating a place to share and view the latest portfolios from top designers around the world. Clicking a portfolio in “Launch Mode” opens the desired proposal right in the browser, without having to navigate to another page. You can quickly view and scan through projects and designs from some of the most original thinkers in the design world and share your new found inspiration with your own network.

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CSS Reference

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Web languages are expansive by default, its nearly impossible to have the ins and outs of an entire language at the top of your mind everyday.  Every designer needs a handy reference tool at their disposal to quickly resolve any simple hangups that can so often delay a design project. The ever helpful team at codrops have created this simple and elegant reference chart of important CSS properties that you may have forgotten. The CSS Reference breaks down the CSS properties into six major categories: pseudo-class, property, function, data type, concept and @rule with import details for each item on the reference complete with illustrated examples to further boost your understanding of CSS.

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Small PDF

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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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Hover CSS

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CSS3 transitions and animations provide lightweight and smooth animations that enhance user elements and the visual feel of a webpage. Hover.css by Ian Lunn provides over 100 dynamic effects that extends the traditional CSS hover effects including glow transitions, speech bubbles, page curls and many others. The effects are ready to use on nearly any element such as links and buttons or SVG grapphics and images. For the more advanced deployment, the collection is available for vanilla CSS, SASS and LESS.  Hover.css will work great across modern browser environments but not in Internet Explorer 8 and below.

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