Archive | June 2011

Fast Powerful Web Applications With FUEL PHP5 Framework


Fuel is a simple, flexible, community driven PHP 5 web framework. It was born out of the frustrations people have with the current available frameworks and developed with support from a community of developers. Fuel is extremely portable, works on almost any server and prides itself on clean syntax.

 

 

 

 

 

 

Requirements: PHP 5.3+ & Apache / IIS / Nginx
Website: http://fuelphp.com/
License: MIT

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Flexible Font Sizes with FitText


Imagine, how your design layout would appear to users on a nifty handheld device and to the person viewing it on a hi-res wide screen. With so many browsing options (iPad, Tablets, Mobile Phones, Wide Screen Monitors etc.), you can limit your design to pre-defined scales. It has to be fluid and scalable – not just the layout but the entire text in your website/web application so users can read contents easily. Challenging? Not actually, at least not with FitText.

FitText is a jQuery plugin to make font-sizes flexible. Use this plugin on your fluid or responsive layout to achieve scalable headlines that fill the width of a parent element. FitText is a perfect choice while developing cross-platform websites (scalable for all those nifty devices and displays).

 

Website: http://fittextjs.com/
Download: https://github.com/davatron5000/FitText.js
License: Free to use

Game on with Firefox Addon


Firefox addon, it was pretty hard for me at the time when interviewer was given a choice for me either to take a session on 960gs or build a simple firefox addon. I have to go on with 960gs since i am familiar with css and i did it and got selected.

Then the game starts , i was asked to work on with firefox add-on and now there is no choice . It was not as big task because there are lot of supports online i fond easy to learn and work on it . Here is that tutorial

Firefox addon development requires only few basics on HTML and CSS , JavaScript but new markup language XUL (ZOOL) Xml User interface language should be hands on and its more powerful

http://devilsworkshop.org/shortest-tutorial-for-firefox-extensiontoolbar-development/