If you are front end coder you must know how important is to make cross browses, valid CSS and xHTML code. And also you must know how much time we are spending in all those hacks and fixes for various browsers. Stylized Web has shown us the list of 10 hand picked CSS hacks and tricks which can help you in your CSS code and also save some time. The list includes the following CSS hacks:
- Vertical align div
- PNG transparency
- Reset CSS
- Scrolling Render IE
- PRE Tag
- Li Background Repeat IE
- Good to know
Source: Stylize Web 10 Best Cross Browsers CSS Hacks
Have you ever thought of building an extension or pulling contents from other websites which have not got RSS feeds or API available? Dapper is a service that allows you to extract and use information from any website on the Internet. For those familiar with web services, you can think of Dapper as an API maker. For the rest of you, Dapper allows you to build web applications and mashups using data from any website without any programming.
However, Dapper’s users have the sole obligation to respect the copyrights of content they use from the web. Dapper will not be held liable for any sort of copyright infrigement, and will immediately comply with any verified request by the lawful owner of the content to cease using his content.
GWT-Ext is a powerful widget library that provides rich widgets like Grid with sort, paging and filtering, Tree’s with Drag & Drop support, highly customizable ComboBoxes, Tab Panels, Menus & Toolbars, Dialogs, Forms and a lot more right out of the box with a powerful and easy to use API. It uses GWT and Ext.
License: LGPL License
ACCORD5 is a company creates awesome web applications that make people happy. I agreed that the maintain perfectionist-level standards for their work. They have recently released a User-friendly help desk system called “Trellis Desk“. Trellis Desk is a powerful, robust help desk solution for your business. Improve your company’s service by allowing your customers to quickly and easily submit support tickets to your team. Trellis Desk sports a range of advanced features to revitalize the way your business handles customer support. Even better, it’s completely free; you don’t have to pay any license fees to use Trellis Desk.
Basic documentation and peer-to-peer support is also included at no charge, but to receive official customer support for Trellis Desk from ACCORD5, you’ll need to purchase a support plan.
Requirements: PHP 4.3+, MySQL 4.1+, GD 2 with FreeType support
License: License Free
ShoutMix is a Fee shoutbox or tagboard widget, which is an easy to use messaging system that allows you to interact with others instantly. A shoutbox can be placed on your blog or website. Your visitors can then easily post comments in it. They can also use the shoutbox to chat with you and other visitors at the same time. You will be able to customize the sizes, styles, fonts, colors, labels and more when you get your own ShoutMix too. The basic version is Free, however you have to pay in order to upgrade to premium version.
License: License Free
After few weeks of icons design and development. WebAppers is very happy to announce the release of “Web Application Icons Set” with 3D effect and glossy style. There are 20 icons designed specially for web applications (e.g. Charts, Profile, Search, Add, Delete, Email, Print, Warning and etc…). Icons come in 3 sizes; 48×48 px, 32×32 px, and 24×24 px. All of them are in PNG format with transparent background. Web Application Icons Set is completely Free for both personal and commercial projects in any way you like.
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Download: Download Now
License: Creative Commons 3.0 License
You can also check out the Premium Web Application Icons designed by webiconset.com. They do offer some quality Free Icons as well.
Apart from this being a chat you can use XHTML Chat as:
- An advanced comment function for blogs offering immediate communication between users.
- An advanced shoutbox.
- A live single/multi-user publishing system.
- A XHTML Broadcasting tool for live coverage of events.
License: Creative Commons License
Sliding Date-Picker enables you to pick dates with a simple slider bar. By dragging the bar over the time-line, the dates change instantly. Besides this, when the user decides to manually change the dates, the bar is automatically adjusted to the corresponding dates. Sliding Date-Picker is based on Prototype/Scriptaculous, but now combined with the DateJs library as well. It has been tested it in Firefox 2.x and IE6+ and it is licensed under the GPL license.
Requirements: Firefox 2.x and IE6+
License: GPL License
FancyZoom is designed to view full-size photos and images inline without requiring a separate web page load. It is providing a smooth, clean, truly Mac-like effect, almost like it’s a function of Safari itself. FancyZoom has the following features that makes it different to other popular modal box galleries, e.g.Lightbox. FancyZoom is totally free for your non-commercial website.
- Focused on the smoothest, most polished zooming animation possible
- Automatically scales images from any image link, with no HTML changes
- Preloads full-size images in the background on link mouseover
- Draws a nice drop shadow under the full-size image to offset it from the page
- Uses Safari 3’s “box-shadow” feature to draw the drop shadow natively, no images required
Requirements: Safari, Firefox, IE7, and IE6
License: License Free
OpenDNS is the world’s most intelligent DNS service. Their global network and their software work together symbiotically to offer a set of features custom-tailored to you, without requiring you to buy any hardware or install any software.
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OpenDNS operates PhishTank.com, the most accurate and timely source of phishing data on the Web. They protect you from phishing scams by blocking the fraudulent sites from resolving on your network by incorporating PhishTank directly into our system. And it is Free!