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    Fix Button Borders in WebKit Mobile

    One of the focuses of the blog redesign I've been working on is mobile support. This current blog design is passable at best when it comes to mobile display, and with mobile sales booming, I need to make sure my site is optimized for these...

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    CSS4 Preview – Selectors

    CSS is one probably the best bridge between web designers and developers so updates to the CSS spec are very exciting. The W3C recently posted an update to the working Selectors Level 4 spec, and there are many useful updates to be found.

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    File Uploads and C:\fakepath\

    I was recently working on a project that required providing an AJAX uploading widget to users. I decided to use Dojo's dojox.form.FileInput widget so the "Upload" button would look just like every other button within the web application. Everything worked great until I tested...

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    Dojo, Dijit, Dropdowns, and _aroundNode

    The Dojo Toolkit's awesome UI framework, Dijit, has loads of awesome widgets to allow developers to quickly create themed, feature-rich web applications. Dijit provides form widgets, layout widgets, dropdown-based widgets, and much more. What's nice about Dijit is that there's so much functionality provided...

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    Change Mobile Safari Highlight Color with CSS

    I love the amount of extra customization afforded to us by WebKit. That also makes me love the fact that, for the most part, WebKit Mobile is the choice renderer used by mobile devices. One rarely used style property is -webkit-tap-highlight-color, which allows developers...

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    Elegant Overflow with CSS Ellipsis

    Overflow with text is always a big issue, especially in a programmatic environment. There's always only so much space but variable content to add into that space. I was recently working on a table for displaying user information and noticed that longer strings were...

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    Adaptive Images

    The landscape of web continues to change as we get more and more devices that we need to support. One concern when creating websites that should accommodate all screen sizes is image size. The acceptable size for an image is not the same across...

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    Introducing MooTools Templated

    One major problem with creating UI components with the MooTools JavaScript framework is that there isn't a great way of allowing customization of template and ease of node creation. As of today, there are two ways of creating: new Element Madness The first way to create UI-driven...

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    Determining Object Type with MooTools’ typeOf

    One thing about JavaScript I dislike is the vagueness of what the typeof operator returns. Pass typeof an array? You get "object" back (which it is, but a more concise answer would be helpful). Pass typeof a Date object? You get "object"...

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    JavaScript Coding with Class

    I've spent the last two weeks in London, eating fish'n'chips, drinking cup'o'tea, and being a hooligan at the Arsenal. Oh yeah, there was a MooTools hackathon too. The MooTools hackathon was hugely successful and I'll be providing more detail about what was...