Posts Tagged "CSS"

Review of “Web Design with HTML, CSS, JavaScript and jQuery” Book Set

As a programmer always thirsty to learn new tech, I also love to get a refresher and learn something new in the process. That is why a couple of times a month I go to the local bookstore (Chapters here in Canada) and browse many of the new books in stock. Over the last few years especially, the computer book section has gotten a bit sparse. It makes sense, many ...

AJAX Powered Lightbox

You may or may not have heard about "Lightbox". This script is well known for creating the effect of dimming out a page and showing an element (like a picture or page) in the foreground at full illumination. Against the dark background this makes the element pop as well as disables the background temporarily for the user. The effect is nice for things like photo galleries or showing text snippets. ...

Behind the Div Overlay

I surf around a lot and like to visit other forums where people ask questions and provide answers. I explore the programming and design forums and often see tons of questions regarding "How do I make a div overlay on Myspace?" Or more importantly, how do they make an div overlay period. What are these overlays? How do you do them? And how might you use them to alter pages ...