Geeksphone Peak Firefox OS Unboxing
Any time you get a new device it's like instant Christmas. Whether it's top of the line or bottom of the barrel, we're always excited to check out unique devices to see what we can learn, check out what apps are popular, and test the websites we work on. My latest devices is a Geeksphone Peak. The following are images from my joyous unboxing.
I look forward to dabbling with this developer device much as I did the Keon. Firefox OS is making major strides in countries around the world and I continue to be amazed at the work rate of the team at Mozilla!
For maximum performance, we all know we must put our assets on CDN (another domain). Along with those assets are custom web fonts. Unfortunately custom web fonts via CDN (or any cross-domain font request) don't work in Firefox or Internet Explorer (correctly so, by spec) though...
I get asked loads of questions every day but I'm always surprised that they're rarely questions about code or even tech -- many of the questions I get are more about non-dev stuff like what my office is like, what software I use, and oftentimes...
Tabular data can oftentimes be boring, but it doesn't need to look that way! With a small MooTools class, I can make tabular data extremely easy to read by implementing "zebra" tables -- tables with alternating row background colors.
The above CSS is extremely basic.
One excellent way to add dynamism to any website is to implement a slideshow featuring images or sliding content. Of course there are numerous slideshow plugins available but many of them can be overkill if you want to do simple slideshow without controls or events.