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Archive for November, 2013

Learning advanced CSS techniques

Friday, November 8th, 2013 by Servage
css-reset I think by reading my other articles, you have a solid foundation in writing style sheets. You can style text and element boxes, create page layouts using floats, and even add subtle animation effects to your designs. But there are a few common CSS techniques that I want you to know further. A Clean Slate (CSS Reset) As you know, browsers have their own built-in style sheets (called user agent style sheets) for rendering HTML elements. If you don’t supply styles for an h1, you can be certain that it will display as large, bold text with space above and below. But just how much larger and how much space may vary from ...

How to ensure success as a web developer

Thursday, November 7th, 2013 by Servage
Web developers spend the entire day, and even some nights, in front of our computers, in windowless rooms or in our cubicles, just so we can earn some bucks. Besides generating income, we have other ambitions, which include satisfaction for our creative instincts, spreading our authority in the community, and earning a good name for our company, thus assuring long-term income and recognition in the market. Whatever your career intentions , one thing is certain; you should have particular characteristics that lead to definite success. In this post I discuss some important aspects of this recipe for success. Focus on Career Early in our professional ...

Work right with web graphics

Wednesday, November 6th, 2013 by Servage
aaa   Because a web page is published over a network, it needs to zip through the lines as little packets of data in order to reach the end user. It is fairly intuitive, then, that larger amounts of data will require a longer time to arrive. And guess which part of a standard web page packs a whole lotta bytes— that’s right, the graphics. Thus is born the conflicted relationship with graphics on the Web. On the one hand, images make a web page more interesting than text alone, and the ability to display graphics is one of the factors contributing to the Web’s success. On the other hand, graphics also try the ...

Good conversion funnel strategies

Monday, November 4th, 2013 by Servage
Content is always king on the web. Therefore, everyone wants to create content. Whether that be textual, audio recordings, videos, or images, we are eager to serve others through them. At this moment, we are focused on text, videos and images as our search engines have limitations in responding to an audio inquiry. Creating content is not a quick nor cheap job. If we start writing an article, editing an image in Photoshop, or take a video recorder and start capturing some event, we have to sacrifice some time, at the very least, and possibly money or other resources, especially if we are interested in professional presentation of ...

CSS layout techniques – Part 2

Sunday, November 3rd, 2013 by Servage
Fluid page design In fluid page layouts (also called liquid layouts), the page area and columns within the page get wider or narrower to fill the available space in the browser window. In other words, they follow the default behaviour of the normal flow. There is no attempt to control the width of the content or line breaks; the text is permitted to reflow as required and as is natural to the medium. css part 2 layot Fluid layouts are a cornerstone of the responsive web design technique. Now that web designers are coming to terms with the vast variety of browser window and screen sizes, particularly those smaller than the traditional desktop monitor, ...