Weekend Links – Best CSS Hacks, Apache Speed Optimization, AJAX File Upload, Image Theft
10 Best CSS Hacks
CSS hacks are, unfortunately, a necessary evil on the web. Here are some of the best.
Speed Up Apache - How I Went From F to A in YSlow
This article details ways you can speed up your website using PHP and .htaccess.
AJAX File Upload Tutorial
If you've wanted to know how to build a great AJAX uploading script, check out this article.
Eric Wendelin details how to highlight words from a Google search. Awesome job, Eric!
Techniques for Fighting Image Theft
Image theft can be a huge problem -- here are some possible solutions.
I generally dislike ESPN because they're the McDonalds of sports news but they recently did a piece on Luis Suarez that was eye-catching. The content itself was great but their use of parallax and imagery was outstanding. They've employed this technique...
It's no secret that Facebook has become a major traffic driver for all types of websites. Nowadays even large corporations steer consumers toward their Facebook pages instead of the corporate websites directly. And of course there are Facebook "Like" and...
Chris Coyer's incredible CodePen is much more than your typical code'n'share site. CodePen features the end result more than the code, provides loads of collaboration tools, and seems to be pushing new features every week. But what...
I was recently perusing the MooTools Forge and I saw a neat little plugin that allows for static element rotation: Fx.Rotate. Fx.Rotate is an extension of MooTools' native Fx class and rotates the element via...
We all joke about the days of Web yesteryear. You remember them: stupid animated GIFs (flames and "coming soon" images, most notably), lame counters, guestbooks, applets, etc. Another "feature" we thought we had gotten rid of was the marquee....