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17Mar/140

The 7 inviolable laws of the user interface

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Today's article is the complete translation of the original article by Peter Vukovic appeared Blog 99designs.

Be un web designer? Se sì, then you also projects user interfaces, a specialization that will continue to grow in importance over time. While today's web pages have simple interfaces, which usually does not include more than one menu navigation and a contact form, the development of new technologies and standards in the near future will demand more and more dynamic content and experiences custom navigation.

22Jan/140

Enable the plugin “zen coding” su gedit

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For those who do not know, gedit is the text editor of choice for any Linux distribution based on Gnome. It is preinstalled on most Linux distributions, with the exception of those based on different window managers from Gnome (Where, xfce, enlightenment, etc..). It is primarily used for editing configuration files for system, but supports a large number of programming languages ​​and is expandable with plugins dedicated.

For this reason, before use Brackets, I used Gedit also for editing HTML and CSS.

This is gedit.

15Jul/130

WordPress: migrate from one sub-directory to the root

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Today's article is a bit 'technical, I had to delve into some trends that I was too light for some trouble when I installed WordPress combined (the engine of this blog) su TheJoe.it.

Here below the steps Blog with WordPress support to move an existing installation of WordPress from within a folder, the root domain. As in my case it was installed in WordPress "http://thejoe.it/wordpress/", the file index.php in the root directory instead was a simple redirect 301 alla directory "/wordpress".

1Jul/130

WordPress: alert the reader to an article dated

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Today I illustrate a small process, which I highly recommend to those bloggers linked to the development of a certain topic, to automatically warn the reader that the article you are reading is more old man a time of our choosing, and possibly belonging to a certain category. I am thinking especially to my blog, in which information technology can go well today, but it may already be obsolete with the next release of a software, no longer supported by the operating system or ingetrata.

The result will be completely customizable: appear a block (DIV) in the top of the article, with a class of our choice. We will then give us a style to the DIV.

10Jun/130

CSS: remove the border “a puntini” dei link

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In today's article we see a simple CSS rule, already present in many CSS Reset. I'm talking about the property "outline". If the regola "outline" do not set the browser will display a dotted box around each link clicked. The default setting for this is because it is thought also to those who use the TAB key to navigate, and beading without any lose focus on that link no longer understand it happened. I'm also thinking of those who can not use the mouse to visual defect. By removing the beading renderesti the site inaccessible to them.

13May/132

Canon Club Italy asks for help

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Today's article is different from others, but I feel I have to write.

I have long subscribed to the community "Canon Club Italy", an amateur site where users have the opportunity to meet, commodity exchange, dispense advice and get information. The classic community, oriented to photography. Since the opening of the site to date, the owner and maintainer of the server has had several difficulties.

4May/130

CSS: property “z-index”

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Today we see an important property of CSS, also inherited from the last version, i CSS3. I'm talking about (as you will be guessed from the title) property "z-index".

The properties "height" and "width" impostarenno height and width, while "z-index" we need to move items into the third dimension of depth (the asse "The"). The third dimension is perpendicular to the screen and it will be easier to understand for those familiar with plans for the use of levels.

Imagine the screen as a table on which lay some playing cards, in this way:

23Feb/130

Receipt: font that replaces the “lorem ipsum” #1

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As many will know, for the drafting of mockup Grafici to show the client you are using a well-established Latin formula, does not necessarily have a sense but give l 'idea of how the site will look once completed. Tale formula (also called "filler text") is named "lorem ipsum", and for the curious there is a Wikipedia page Detailed topic. Regarding the Latin text real exists instead a site (http://it.lipsum.com/) that generates a different content depending on your preference.

4Jan/130

SnowStorm.js: a script “wintry”

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Today we speak of one of a script that does "snow" sites around the world. A simple effect "snow" that (unlike most) do not take advantage of the use of images.

The script is called "SnowStorm.js" and is released under the BSD license, then downloadable from schillmania.com. Enable the script is very simple, just enter it in the "head" of our page and you're done.

<script src="snowstorm.js"></script>
9Oct/120

Some fonts, or rather some set of icons

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Sometimes on the internet ran into some ingenious solutions, that resolve in a few clicks a job that otherwise would last a few minutes (you, ok, we are talking about minutes, but is always a time-saving). The resources that we mark today (taken from the English blog SixRevisions) are simple font, whose characters consist of monochrome icons ready to be included in the web (with the CSS rule "@font-face"), a technique in use for some time, but that hardly see applied.