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  1. Styling Descriptions for Ultimate Fade-in slideshow (v2.1)

    There are actually 4 css selectors that can figure in this. Only three of them really matter. If you only have one show on your page, you only need to think about the last two. The selectors are:

    1. The id of the show, #fadeshow1, for example.

    2. .fadeslidedescdiv - the class for all description containers.

    3. .descpanelbg - the class for all description backgrounds.

    4. .descpanelfg - the class for all description foregrounds.

    ...
  2. A plugin for the JW Player

    A plugin that allows us to (i) create a customized playlist for chromeless YouTube-videos (using the JW player), (ii) place info about each video at the top of it and (iii) chop the video's - which makes it possible to create new YouTube-video's out of existing ones.

    Demo and explanations here.
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    Arie Molendijk.

    Updated 05-09-2010 at 10:52 AM by molendijk (Added blog category)

    Categories
    Flash related
  3. Flash is NOT a cure-all

    Over the years, as an intermittent Dynamic Drive Flash Guru, I have noticed a trend in utilizing Flash. This trend is one where Flash is being used in ways it probably shouldn't.

    I am here to correct a few things. First of all, let's note that Flash is a tool. Flash, by its nature was developed to be a tool marketed for designers NOT developers. Flash is not an answer, it is not a web site building machine, it is not the be-all end-all of web design. It is a tool. Macromedia created ...
  4. CSS selector wish list

    With CSS3, we have gotten many new pseudo selectors that give us a great deal of options. However, the short list of combinator selectors has only been increased from 3 to 4:
    Code:
    foo bar
    foo>bar
    foo+bar
    foo~bar
    The first combinator is the most used selector and selects any element bar that is a descendant of foo. The second combinator selects any element bar that is a child (direct descendant) of foo. The third combinator selects any element bar that is an adjacent ...
  5. Get Style

    Sometimes we want to get the style of something. But, since it wasn't set inline or via javascript, or perhaps was set in a stylesheet using the:

    Code:
    !important
    keyword that overrides inline and javascript assignments, we cannot access it. Here is a fairly robust script that will allow us to do so in many cases:

    Code:
    <!DOCTYPE html PUBLIC "-//W3C//DTD HTML 4.01 Transitional//EN"
       "http://www.w3.org/TR/html4/loose.dtd">
    ...

    Updated 03-05-2010 at 01:52 AM by jscheuer1 (precision in explanations)

    Categories
    JavaScript & Ajax
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