Visualising <audio> elements with the Web Audio API 18 September 2012
For a new project I'm working on I'd like to create an audio-reactive visualisation using analysis of the music that's playing. The new Web Audio API lets you do this pretty easily in the browser (Webkit-only at ...
Everyone probably already knows this, but I only just discovered it, so I thought I'd share it with that other fool who didn't know: In Firefox, you can delete all those annoying ...
footerStickAlt: A more robust method of positioning a footer 29 August 2005
» footerStickAlt « Updated: 4:40PM, 29 August 2005 (See comment #6 ) Recently I've been asked to code up a few sites that require the Web page footer to ...
A first foray into user testing 17 December 2004
It may shock, surprise and disappoint you, but I did formal user testing on a website for the first time ever last week. Sure, I'd gotten people to play around with a site and asked them the non-specific ...
Practical usability tip #19: turn off current page links using CSS 19 November 2004
It made it in at number 10 for Jakob last year, so it must be a matter of importance: don't have a link to the current page. He tells you why, so I'll tell you how. When you're ...
Vorsprung durch technik 01 August 2004
With a nice rest after the launch of my new portfolio , I thought I'd share a few of the techniques I used to create it. (These are just the ones I found mildly interesting) Collapsing ...
.PNG alpha transparency hack limitations 18 June 2004
After reading about the hype for a while, I decided that I might have a go at implementing the Web designer's dream – a page with transparent interface widgets. If you have a ...
Styling Form Widgets 28 April 2004
"With great power comes great responsibility." So said the Gods of the W3C when they handed man the gift of CSS 1. Much good was done with this boon from the heavens. Content and style – once entangled like the ...
Accessible, stylish form layout 24 March 2004
» Form layout templates « Yes, HTML forms are the worst things known to web designers. Yes, HTML forms have to be accessible and usable. No, HTML forms do not have to be an ...
[R]ather [S]wanky [S]ourcecode 16 January 2004
All the kids seem to be doing it nowadays, so I thought I'd create an RSS feed for this site (and also because Dave S asked, nay, demanded to be updated!) It seems to be a good way to go if ...
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