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 was inspired when I first saw Addy Osmani's original ShineTime blog post. The hover sheen effect is simple but awesome. When I started my blog redesign, I really wanted to use a sheen effect with my logo. Using two HTML elements and...
For quite a long time now websites with the so called "parallax" effect have been really popular.
In case you have not heard of this effect, it basically includes different layers of images that are moving in different directions or with different speed. This leads to a...
I've always been intrigued by recognition software because I cannot imagine the logic that goes into all of the algorithms. Whether it's voice, face, or other types of detection, people look and sound so different, pictures are shot differently, and from different angles, I...
CSS is a complete conundrum; we all appreciate CSS because of its simplicity but always yearn for the language to do just a bit more. CSS has evolved to accommodate placeholders, animations, and even click events. One problem we always thought...