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22
Nov

The 10 best jQuery video plugins

Posted by | No Tags | Javascript · Resources · Uncategorized

jQuery is one of the simplest HTMLs to handle JavaScript. It allows users to compress long codes into one simple line. Its wide variety of plugins can also make adding video to websites easier as well. Video plugins help users to complete tasks quickly with ease. Here are the 10 best video jQuery plugins, which are free and easy to use. 1. Tubular By using this jQuery plugin designers can set any YouTube video as the background of their site. It is easy to use this plugin, but designers should […]

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20
Nov

20 "Coming Soon" Pages for Inspiration

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By Jacob Gube Even if your site is still months away from being ready for launch, you should put up a “coming soon” page as soon as possible. A “coming soon” page can help you collect user information, like email addresses and feedback/suggestions. It can therefore help you build buzz and a base of early adopters prior to your site’s launch. For ideas and inspiration, check out these “coming soon” pages. (They used to be called “under construction” pages, an archaic term from the early days of web design.) Read […]

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19
Nov

Create a Responsive Navigation Menu Using jQuery

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With more and more people accessing the web from mobile devices and tablets every day, it’s becoming increasingly important for websites to be responsive, and one of the most important aspects of a mobile friendly website is a responsive navigation. Creating a mobile-friendly navigation menu without the use of a plugin might seem like a daunting task, but one can actually be created fairly easily with some media queries and a few lines of jQuery. Start with your standard navigation menu, which can be styled however you like, and probably […]

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18
Nov

Chrome Dev Summit 2015: That’s a wrap!

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Posted by Darin Fisher, VP Engineering, Chrome The last sessions of the Chrome Dev Summit 2015 are coming to a close, so it’s the perfect time to reflect on the event. We started our annual summit back in 2012, where we first introduced Chrome on Android. Today, there are more than 800 million monthly active users on Chrome for Android.  The greatest power of the Web is in its reach—not just across devices and operating systems, but in reaching users. Top mobile web properties are seeing 2.5 times the number of […]

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18
Nov

6 Free Tools for Creating Your Own Icon Font

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By Adrienne Erin Although there are many icon font sets (such as Font Awesome and Iconic) that you can readily use in your UI designs, there are times when you might want to generate your own custom icon font. For instance, you might have icons that you have designed that you would like to convert into an icon font set, or perhaps you would like to combine icons from various icon font sets. Fortunately, creating icon fonts is fairly simple.  Here are some free icon font generators that allow you […]

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16
Nov

9 Useful Tools for Creating Material Design Color Palettes

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By Jacob Gube One of the biggest things you’ll notice in material design is the use of bold, vibrant colors. Material design’s color guidelines describe the color style as being “inspired by bold hues juxtaposed with muted environments, deep shadows, and bright highlights.” If you need to generate material design color palettes, these online tools will help. In this tool, you start by picking your primary color and accent color. Afterwards, it will show you a live preview of the generated color palette and offer you a variety of ways […]

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06
Nov

20 Free UI Kits to Download

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By Juan Pablo Sarmiento Editor’s note: Juan Pablo (JP) Sarmiento is the founder of the ShockFamily (IconShock, DesignShock, and more). He’s also one of the biggest aficionados of design resources I know, curating them in his spare time. In this post, he highlights some fresh UI kits he’s come across recently as well as two free UI kits by DesignShock. There are inevitable tasks that designers have to face daily, like the constant need to generate new ideas for user interface designs. If there are resources out there that can […]

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