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Simple Vertical Tabs

There are really two main ways (or a combination of them) to display menus on your web page: horizontally or vertically. Some sites have a combination of the two. For instance a main horizontal menu with vertically

A Rubber Band Selection Highlight Box For The Web

I recently released a web presentation framework that includes a handy highlighting feature. Below is a video of the highlighting feature in action. I also provided a ‘bookmarklet’ that you can save to enable this feature on

Web Talk – A Framework For Web Based Presentations

I recently was given the opportunity to present at a conference. The conference is targeting web developers / designers. I wanted my code (HTML, CSS, and JavaScript) to be functional. It seemed that transitioning between a Power

Create Natural Gradient Backgrounds For The Web

It is very common to use background colors to add a bit of design flare to a web site. In the ‘80s, sites seemed to be either black & white or designed (I use that term loosely)

Build an RSS Feed Reader with jQuery and jGFeed

I recently updated my home page to include summary of the latest posts for this blog. Here is a screen shot of the summary section: I am using dasBlog as my blog engine and I originally approached

Building A Web App – A Scrolling News Region

Note: This post is a continuation of a series of posts on the design and development of a web application for a non-profit organization. Previous Posts: Part 1: Securing Web Presence Part 2: High Level Design Part

HTML Scrolling Table With Fixed Headers jQuery Plugin

I have been searching for a nice simple jQuery plugin to convert a HTML table element to a scrolling element with a fixed header. The following demo page includes three tables. The top one has the desired

Drop Down Menu with HTML, CSS and jQuery

I am working on a website for my wife’s non-profit. We were discussing various navigational menus and decided upon a drop down menu. A drop down menu displays a horizontal row of top level menu items. As

Browse Files On Remote Computers

I recently posted on an application that was able to monitor the desktops of multiple remote computers. The network topology is shown below. Notice that the remote computers (User 1-6 below) and the Monitoring Station are behind

Tags In Less Than 5 Minutes

During this post we will explore using CSS to style the HTML <blockquote> tag. The <blockquote> tag is used to define a long quotation. This is content that your design should emphasize in your web page. The