Monthly Archives: January 2010

AlternativeTo.net

http://alternativeto.net provides links to software alternatives. You search for Photoshop, it shows you Gimp and Paint.net. Useful stuff.

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Colour Picker

It’s nice to be able to pick a colour sometimes. Here’s a basic HTML/JavaScript RGB colour picker. Continue reading

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Dot-Dot-Dotter

Sometimes you want a submit button that you can only press once. It would be nice if it was obvious to the user that they’re not supposed to click it twice. How about making it disable, change the text to “waiting” and have an animating ellipsis (“…”)? I think that’d do the job. Continue reading

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Sins of Web Design

Linking to PDF in a your main menu without even a warning. “Quick Support” being a link to a Microsoft Word file.

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Where to put your javascript

This is bad: This is good: What is even better is if you keep this in a separate .js file. That way your content should all be in the HTML file, your actions/behaviours should all be in the JavaScript file … Continue reading

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Folder Relationships & Star Wars

NEEEEERRRRRRRRRD!

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System Folders in python

Well, it’s a Thursday morning. I know what you’re looking forward to: a post about finding the location of system folders in Python. Oh, you we’re going to say “the weekend”? You’re looking in the wrong place for that… Continue reading

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