9 Ways to Speed Up Your Web Pages with HTML5 & CSS3

Web designers/developers are always looking for new ways to improve the speed and performance of the pages. With some of the new features available in HTML5, there are several ways that you can improve your web applications/pages to give your user a better experience. We’ve compiled 9 easy-to-implement HTML5 tips and tricks here that would help you streamline your website without investing in additional infrastructure. 1. Use HTML5 Forms and Inputs HTML5 has introduced a whole new set of form attributes and input types to upgrade your existing HTML forms. Not all browsers are supporting these yet, but for the…
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jQuery Basics Tutorial – How To Use jQuery & How jQuery Works?

jQuery: The Basics This is a basic tutorial, designed to help you get started using jQuery. If you don't have a test page set up yet, start by creating a new HTML page with the following contents: <!doctype html> <html> <head> <meta charset="utf-8"> <title>Demo</title> </head> <body> <a href="">jQuery</a> <script src=""></script> <script> </script> </body> </html> Edit the src attribute in the script tag to point to your copy of For example, if is in the same directory as your HTML file, you can use: <script src=""></script> You can download your own copy of jQuery from the Downloading jQuery page Launching Code on Document Ready The…
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Tutorials : Introducing $(document).ready()

jQuery This is the first thing to learn about jQuery: If you want an event to work on your page, you should call it inside the $(document).ready() function. Everything inside it will load as soon as the DOM is loaded and before the page contents are loaded. $(document).ready(function() { // put all your jQuery goodness in here. }); The $(document).ready() function has a ton of advantages over other ways of getting events to work. First of all, you don't have to put any "behavioral" markup in the HTML. You can separate all of your JavaScript/jQuery into a separate file where…
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10 Tips for Writing Awesome jQuery Plugins

Introduction I've been developing and studying plugins, particularly in jQuery for quite sometime and through this process I have learned a lot about what works and what doesn't work. There are a ton of great plugins out there that look great on the surface but are sometimes very frustrating to work with behind the scenes. So many plugins if only had a little extra effort could be taken from good to great and become much more widely used. These are some simple tips that I have put together that will help any developer write truly great plugins. There are some…
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20+ Modern CSS Frameworks

CSS frameworks have grown in popularity recently, enabling developers to rapidly prototype designs. The idea of CSS Frameworks is to do all the heavy lifting of the repetitive tasks you do over and over again on each site, allowing you to get faster results and get to the fun stuff designers love. In this post we includes an overview of the 20+ most popular CSS Frameworks; showcasing handpicked tutorials for using each of them among other useful tools and resources you will definitely find useful and  BlueprintBlueprint is a CSS framework, which aims to cut down on your development time.…
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