These rules were obtained from the text Designing the User Interface by Ben Shneiderman. Shneiderman proposed this collection of principles that are derived heuristically from experience and applicable in most interactive systems after being properly refined, extended, and interpreted.
Get user avatar from social media without user interaction
Twitter and Facebook provide a public API to retrieve a user’s avatar by knowing only the username of the user. Recently Facebook changed its privacy settings and it is available only for pages, not for users.
Set mime types for web fonts in IIS
A typical @font-face declaration includes a .eot file, a .svg file, a .ttf file and a .woff file. If your IIS does not serve any of the previous file types, you need to set the appropriate mime type.
HTML5 form validation
HTML5 and ccs3 are a really loud buzz in web design for quite some time. The new features can be really powerful tools in a developer’s arsenal. This technology can also be used in all sort of mobile devices. All modern devices have browsers that support all those new exciting features.
Useful Firefox addons for web design
Modern browsers now provide a set of Developer Tools so that a web developer can use when viewing or making a web page. Currently, all browsers have these tools built in. With these you can inspect the DOM, see which css properties are applied in every element, and you can also edit and add new […]
Tips for sharing your site
If you want to make a social bar for your site, I would recommend the addthis sharing platform. It is very easy to use and has many options so that you can have a personalized social bar. In most cases, you would like 2 or 3 sharing buttons (e.g. facebook, twitter), an email and a […]
Writing less css
In this article we present a development tool for css.