Todays top design news is dominated by CSS, with the first comprehensive CSS3 Cheat Sheet available to download and a great tutorial that will teach you how to create a keyboard using CSS and jQuery. Of course, we have some inspiration in the form of creative advertising from Thomas Lavezzari.
What I’ll be showing you is how to have perfect working web forms with stunning visuals to produce the desired form for you every time!
I’ll be taking you through the core principles, and making your web forms stand out from the rest! At the end of it all you can see many examples of stunning web forms across the net.READ MORE
CSS was built on the idea of separating display from structure in an HTML document. jQuery was built on similar principals, with the idea of separating behavior from structure. If you are familiar with jQuery, then you probably know about selecting elements by class or ID. jQuery contains a wealth of other ways to select elements when using just classes and Ids won’t cut it. Using these selectors are great when you are working with many HTML elements, and allows you to do very impressive things with very small amounts of code.READ MORE
Gone are the days of having to manually enter in hex codes to specify colors: with jQuery UI’s color picker, you can make your web application pick colors as smoothly as you would in desktop applications like Photoshop. When coupled with the visual appeal and functional benefit of color pickers, the ease of using jQuery UI’s gadget is something that’s hard to pass up.
Whether you’re an airline, task manager, or just have a birthdate field on your registration form, a popup date picker makes selecting dates considerably easier for users, and overall enhances the functionality and feel of the site. jQuery UI provides a datepicker widget that can easily be incorporated into your site.READ MORE
Websites and web applications alike are slowly but surely transitioning towards an environment filled with rich user interface gadgets. Tooltips are amongst this vast array of gadgets that should be in every web application developer’s toolbox, as they provide useful hints and help messages directly to the user in a discrete yet obvious manner.READ MORE
Dropdown menus and menu bars have been heavily used since the early days of graphical user interfaces. Their use has become ubiquitous, and even expected, in desktop applications, and the web has quickly followed suit. This article is intended to describe an extremely basic, yet extremely powerful, technique for adding dropdown menus in your application user interface or website design.READ MORE
Up until now I have always used Scriptaculous / Prototype for any Java Script animation and effects, but lately I’ve heard a lot of good things about jQuery. So, I thought I would give it a try, and start doing some experiments.READ MORE