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Amazing Audio Player

I needed an HTML audio player and tried the Amazing Audio Player by Magic Hills Pty Ltd .  You install the application on your desktop.  It then leads you through the player creation process.  You add audios to the player, choose from an array of skins (Bar, BarTitle, BarWhite, BarWhiteTitle, Button24, Button48, ButtonBlue, DarkBox, JukeBox, LightBox, […]

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Thinking Outside of the Box

There was a time when rounded corners were a challenge.  The box model ruled and everything the web was boxy.  Rounded corners and circular images stood out because of the extra effort needed to create them.  PNG images with transparent backgrounds weren’t quite there yet.  Some browsers, and yes I’m talking to you IE, took […]

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Caffeine and Cursive – What could be bad?

JavaScript, not to be confused with Java, is a scripting language which operates on the client side and is supported by all of the major browsers. It works on the client side so it is not secure but it is fast and fun. HTML and CSS are not particularly interactive by today’s standards. All you […]

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Messing with the DOM

Now you probably shouldn’t mess with the DON, but it’s okay to mess with the DOM (Document Object Model).  That probably wasn’t very funny but I do like to lead with a joke.  The DOM is a representation of your site.  Each part represents a node and the node tree can be traversed up or […]

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Taking Sides

Everyone at some point needs to take sides.  In this case, I am referring to server-side and user-side.  Your web site lives on a server owned by your host and is served to visitors.  The user’s browser receives the information, interprets it, and displays it for the user.  There are languages that work server-side such […]

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