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Local Browser Storage Example

Posted by on 2:04 pm in Development, Latest Work, Learning, web applications | 3 comments

Local Browser Storage Example

HTML5 adds a new feature that can be very handy in certain circumstances.  Local Storage lets us to store data (in key / value pairs) on the clients machine via the browser.   It soes this with a new JavaScript API.  Its better than cookies because: It can store more data The data isn’t cleared when all cookies are deleted Only when data from that specific website is deleted in the browsers setting or via a plugin. No expiration date on the data It has two draw backs: Some people don’t allow any websites to store local data. It...

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Order Form Example

Posted by on 2:06 pm in Experiments, Latest Work, UI Elements, Web Design | 0 comments

Order Form Example

Here’s mock up number 2 of 3 (they chose #1), I did for a web design company I freelance for: View I moved the code to my server and used an image from the Florida Photo Gallery.

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Complex One Page Website Example

Posted by on 12:26 pm in Client News, Development, Experiments, Graphic Design, internet marketing, Latest Work, Search Engine Optimization, UI Elements, Web Design | 0 comments

Complex One Page Website Example

A one page website can have a robust amount content on it after all.  The example website I made below is a highly detailed example of how to add lot of different kinds of content and function to a one page website and to how to do it beautifully.  It also shows us it can presented in a way that creates a positive memory, contains lots of detail where needed and just looks beautiful overall.  View the One Page Website example. There are many benefits from using  the one page format like this: You can control the order in which the information...

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Getting a Gravatar with PHP

Posted by on 5:01 pm in Development, Experiments, Latest Work, web applications | 0 comments

Getting a Gravatar with PHP

Getting a Gravatar icon for a specific person is actually harder than it seems.  Even if you know their account name, which is simply the e-mail address they signed up with.  Typically a developer doesn’t know that because he’s making an app to be used by anyone, not just one person.  This uncertainty is  typical.  What is unusual is to need to take that information and then encrypt in with a MD5 hash and then use it. There are several methods out there, but they most of them seem pretty complicated.  So I though it might help...

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Beautiful Landing Pages Free WordPress Theme Debut

Posted by on 9:16 pm in Client News, Free Themes, Latest Work, Web Design, WordPress | 0 comments

Beautiful Landing Pages Free WordPress Theme Debut

Holy moly that title is a mouthful!  Let’s rephrase it:  I’m debuting a new free WordPress Theme.  It’s titled Beautiful Landing Pages.  I’m planning several more editions each having something new but all with a common core.  But before we get into why that matters, let’s talk about what this theme actually does… The Beautiful Landing Pages WordPress theme has a history.  It’s the WordPress branch of the Coming Soon Responsive Landing Page Project.   That project has been around for a while.  It was...

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Header and Navigation Bar Effects

Posted by on 11:45 am in Development, Experiments, Latest Work, Learning, UI Elements, Web Design | 0 comments

Header and Navigation Bar Effects

Here is EVERYTHING That can be done with Scrolling Header Effects! This example shows every animation, effect and change that can be applied to a header or a navigation bar as you scroll down a web page.  Everything?  Okay, maybe not the things that haven’t been thought of up yet.  It does show everything that has been done to any header I’ve ever seen and way more than you would ever want on your website, but it’s a great place to choose the one or two things you want to happen to the header  for your website. HINT:  Just...

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3 Expanding Panels

Posted by on 11:29 am in Experiments, Latest Work, UI Elements, Web Design | 0 comments

3 Expanding Panels

This UX/UI example is an excellent component for a home page I think.  It’s just a real simple yet great looking layout offering 2-5 choices.  With a little bit of modification it would even work great on Mobile, although on mobile maybe limit it to 2-3 choices? Adding a navigation bar with a logo to the top of the screen wouldn’t mess up the look, nor would simply adding some kind of down arrow symbol to let people know there was more content below if they just want to scroll down.  In this example there isn’t any more...

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Rock – N – Roll

Posted by on 11:14 am in Client News, Development, Experiments, Latest Work, Learning, web applications | 3 comments

Rock – N – Roll

Be a Drummer! Wanna be a rock drummer god?  Well check out this fun little app I made for a javaScript class.  It won’t really turn you into Neil Peart, but it’s fun to tinker with and you can turn down your speakers when people complain.  For those technically inclined this one was made with vanilla javascript, CSS and HTML5. Go bang a drum!  ...

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Sliding Text Buttons

Posted by on 10:11 am in Latest Work, UI Elements, Web Design | 1 comment

Sliding Text Buttons

Just a fun little example of a unique, yet tasteful, animation applied to buttons.  This one uses CSS only, no JavaScript and no jQuery of any kind.  To me though, the impressive part is the “unique, yet tasteful” portion. View Example

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Don’t be Alarmed

Posted by on 4:15 pm in Graphic Design, Latest Work, Web Design | 0 comments

Don’t be Alarmed

404 pages can be fun! A “404” page is a page that displays error 404 in a web browser.  Error 404 is triggered when the user requests a page that doesn’t exist.  Typically they are a short sentence or two with black text on a white background.  They don’t have to be though.   This one is a showoff project just to display some skills and creativity.  It’s made entirely with CSS.  Look Ma!  No JavaScript.  It’s animated so view it by clicking the button below: View...

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