Archive for the ‘Tutorials’ Category

This Week At CDIA: XHTML/CSS 2

Thursday, October 6th, 2011

Building upon the past two modules, this week my budding young front-end web developers are faced with the challenging topics of CSS floats and positioning. Pop quiz: Can you make the design seen below using XHTML and CSS only? My students can… (more…)

Mac OS X Shortcuts and Tips

Friday, April 15th, 2011

Sure, I may be a bit bias, but Macs rock! Apple rocks! I mean who even wants to dirty their hands with a PC or battle with Win-doze?!? In celebrating the awesomeness of the Mac and OS X, I thought that I would share a few “tips” and “tricks” that I have gathered over the years that just make Macs that much more awesome! (more…)

Splist Update v1.1.0

Thursday, March 17th, 2011

Splist CharacterSplist is now a jQuery plug-in!

When launched, splist was just a jQuery function. I have since converted this function to a jQuery plug-in. With this conversion comes a new set of instructions (hopefully easier then before) describing how to use this plug-in. Here’s how it works: (more…)

SPLI(S)T – A jQuery Plugin

Tuesday, February 15th, 2011

Splist, a Simple jQuery Function - Blog Promotion

There really is no good flexible way to create columns from a ordered or unordered (X)HTML list. Having run into this problem on more then one occasion, I decided to create this jQuery function that I call SPLI(S)T—a fusion of slit and list, though simply pronounced splist. (more…)

CMY-Killa’ Schools You on Photoshop!

Wednesday, December 15th, 2010

Want to know how to get rid of red eye or spice up a church flier? Well look no further, this video has all the answers! Some of you may have heard of You Suck at Photoshop (YS@P), which by the way has a second season ready for the viewing? Well along those same lines, this “music video” is humorous and informative. A bit less helpful as a tutorial then YS@P, due to the rapid pace, though that does no stop this video from being a good laugh and well worth the time. College Humor certainly has done it again with this one! By the way, how awesome is the rapper name CMY-Killa’?? Check it out!!