Saturday, October 3, 2009 9 Hours to the launch

Hello everybody. I'm leaving Blogger to switch to a custom domain The new website will be on-line within 9 hours from now. Stay tuned...

Thursday, September 24, 2009

jQuery Visual Cheat Sheet

jQuery Visual Cheat Sheet is an useful and practical reference to jQuery 1.3 for web designers and developers designed by me. This cheat sheet (6 pages) contains the full jQuery API reference with detailed descriptions and some sample code. The simple visual style I used to design this sheet allows you to find at a glance everything you are looking for. Here's a preview:

You can download the full PDF version for free at the following link.

If you like this Visual Cheat Sheet you can also make me a little donation with PayPal.

Sunday, September 20, 2009

How to implement a perfect multi-level navigation bar

A question I often receive is what's the best way to implement a multi-level navigation bar for a website. In some cases, some of my readers ask to me a little help and send me "very original" solutions but not so suitable in terms of semantic and unobtrusive approach to coding. For my experience, I always suggest to use simple and standard methods. So in this tutorial I want to illustrate you how to implement a perfect multi-level navigation bar using HTML, CSS and some lines of unobtrusive JavaScript code with jQuery to show and hide sub sections. The result is the following:

You can quickly reuse the code I provided in this tutorial into your web projects, customizing the CSS file and changing the links. You can take a look at the demo here or download the source code here.


Friday, September 18, 2009

How to fix your iTunes library with TuneUp

I have an iPhone and iPod and naturally I use iTunes to manage my music library through these devices. I am a neat person but for some reason until some week ago a lot of my tracks was mislabeled, without the album cover, hard to find and I didn't have the patience to fix them manually. So I searched for a solutions and I found TuneUp a great application for Mac and Windows that helped me clean and maintain neat my iTunes library searching for missing or inaccurate ID3 tags in my mp3 files. I bought a license some and the result has been really impressive.


10 Beautiful and free must have Serif Fonts

If you are looking for new interesting fonts, here is a collection of ten beautiful, free and must have serif typefaces for the web and print. This collection includes Medio, Jura, Fontin, Sling, Calluna, Lido STF, Salernomi, Novello Pro, Steinem, TeX Gyre Schola.


Thursday, September 17, 2009

HTML lists: what's new in HTML 5?

There is a big and justified interest from the web community about the changes introduced in HTML 5 and in the last weeks I'm frequently receiving a lot of questions and requests about this topic. In this post I want to illustrate a quick roundup of some point of interest about the use of lists in HTML 5.


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