Weekend Links – Best CSS Hacks, Apache Speed Optimization, AJAX File Upload, Image Theft

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10 Best CSS Hacks

CSS hacks are, unfortunately, a necessary evil on the web. Here are some of the best.

http://stylizedweb.com/2008/02/14/10-best-css-hacks/

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.

http://www.jaisenmathai.com/blog/2008/02/27/speed-up-apache-how-i-went-from-f-to-a-in-yslow/

AJAX File Upload Tutorial

If you've wanted to know how to build a great AJAX uploading script, check out this article.

http://www.ajaxf1.com/tutorial/ajax-file-upload-tutorial.html

How to Highlight Search Results with JavaScript and CSS

Eric Wendelin details how to highlight words from a Google search. Awesome job, Eric!

http://eriwen.com/javascript/highlight-search-results-with-js/

Techniques for Fighting Image Theft

Image theft can be a huge problem -- here are some possible solutions.

http://css-tricks.com/techniques-for-fighting-image-theft

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Discussion

  1. thanks for mentioning me

  2. These are definitely some solid articles ;). Thanks for making me one of them!

  3. René Monroy

    I prefer to use FancyUpload 2 for uploading files, but that just me, besides, now it uses mootools 1.2 so you probably like it.

    Wow, It would be nice combining FancyUpload 2 with your Facebook sliders tutorial. Regards!

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