Using jQuery and CSS we will create an incremental layout size adjuster that can make our whole website become either larger or smaller depending on the users preference.

In professional templates for blogs especially you will see an icon with a large A and a small A, by clicking on each you can either increase or decrease the font size of the page. What if you took that a step further and increased or decreased the size of the whole website.

This tutorial: jQuery/CSS Incremental Layout Size Adjuster will go over a concept we have not seen before that can make your website very unique. This will more or less imitate the browser zoom you may be accustomed to.

Published under: Code | License Free

Lately, there’s been quite a fuzz about lazy registration. It turns out that the less the user has to think, the higher the conversion rates are! What a thought! If everybody seems to have a Facebook profile, why not add a one-click user registration? This tutorial will show you how to do that today.

 

Published under: Code | Social

PHPExcel is a Spreadsheet engine project providing a set of classes for the PHP programming language, which allow you to write to and read from different file formats, like Excel 2007, PDF, HTML, etc.

PHPExcel is built around Microsoft's OpenXML standard and PHP.

Checkout the Features this class set provides, such as setting spreadsheet meta data (author, title, description), multiple worksheets, different fonts and font styles, cell borders, fills, gradients, adding images to your spreadsheet and much, much more!

 

Published under: Code | LGPL License

You love twitter? You love LINQ too? Then you are gonna adore LinqToTwitter.

LINQ to Twitter is a LINQ Provider for the Twitter micro-blogging service. It uses standard LINQ syntax for queries and includes method calls for changes via the Twitter API.

LinqToTwitter is one of the most inspiring applications out there made with C# by @JoeMayo. It is open source and several projects are using it already.

Published under: Code | Social | MS Public License

Firebug integrates with Firefox to put a wealth of web development tools at your fingertips while you browse. You can edit, debug, and monitor CSS, HTML, and JavaScript live in any web page.

Firebug is always just a keystroke away, but it never gets in your way. You can open Firebug in a separate window, or as a bar at the bottom of your browser. Firebug also gives you fine-grained control over which websites you want to enable it for.

And here is some of the geat features that Firebug provides you with:

  • Inspect HTML and modify style and layout in real-time
  • Use the most advanced JavaScript debugger available for any browser
  • Accurately analyze network usage and performance
  • Extend Firebug and add features to make Firebug even more powerful
  • Get the information you need to get it done with Firebug.

 

Published under: Code | Utilities

Have you ever dreamed of having your own Url Shortening Service, Shrinkr is an Open Source Url Shortening Service which demonstrates some of the best practices in developing real life web applications.

Shrinkr provides you with many great features including OpenID Login, Base 36 and 62 based Url generation, Url Thumbnail, Application Health monitoring, Twitter Notifications and much more.

 

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