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Continuing on my journey to find the proper set of fonts for my website, I was a little surprised to see the way the different vendors handle native fonts in CSS. In this realm, there are three players that handle both the OS and the browser: Apple ...
Oct 26, 2014
11:19:00 PM
I was looking to freshen up my blog's CSS. It's that time of the year. After looking here and there, I decided I wanted a condensed font for my headings. Sans Serif. This seemed like the right thing to do. A condensed font is a font that is a little ...
Oct 11, 2014
2:29:00 PM
Reeder has always been my favorite app for reading my multiple RSS feeds. Simple and elegant, it allows preloading of all your feeds so that you can read them in the subway for example. RSS feeds are usually short summaries of blog entries, and almost ...
Oct 5, 2014
2:27:00 AM
Okay, so we already had a look at both services on the desktop. It's now time to get to the iPhone for a mobile app comparison. Why the iPhone? Because on Android, you cannot use iTunes Match. It's that simple. On the Apple's front, the default music app ...
Feb 14, 2014
12:17:00 AM
Don't worry, I'm not going to write a review of iOS7. I lack the time and the patience to do so, but I wanted to share with you some usability improvements that really make the platform more usable for me. And saved me two spots on my home screen. The ...
Sep 24, 2013
12:11:00 AM
In this second article, we will focus on the buttons bar at the top of many iOS apps. Below one live example: We will see the toolbar, buttons (in two states: active or not), and tabs. Hop on to see the details.
Dec 18, 2012
3:20:00 AM
In this entries series I will show how to make UI elements that look like iOS ones. This includes buttons, tabs and toolbars. This approach is entirely based on HTML and CSS and calls for no image. The point is for these elements to be more lightweight ...
Dec 4, 2012
1:14:42 AM
Now that Apple has announced their iPad lineup for the holidays, it's about time to think how our websites are going to work on it. The 4th generation iPad looks like it has the exact same screen as the 3rd generation iPad. So nothing should change. ...
Oct 24, 2012
12:55:48 AM
I've set up a test page to find out the media features values of a device. Since then, I've been doing some testing with various devices. Here are the results of my investigations. You will find values for number of mobile devices / browsers after the ...
Oct 18, 2012
1:05:00 AM
In the world of web design, we often talk about responsive design. The concept is really simple: Design your content to flow normally on a small screen (say, an iPhone), and then work your way up by adding so-called media queries to add stuff when you ...
Oct 15, 2012
1:31:00 PM
I recently upgraded my iPhone 4S with iOS6. A few novelties made the change a nice one, but no clear revolution. Of course the "Maps" app did undergo a major overhaul but that's for another entry. But there's something else new that I'd like to talk ...
Oct 15, 2012
1:04:00 AM
As every web developer will tell you, the iPhone's browser is a common target. It is popular and it is the most advanced version of WebKit - at least with this level of popularity. With iOS6, Apple introduced a number of things in there, and here is an ...
Oct 8, 2012
7:40:00 AM
I have already talked about my now ex phone: The SPV-C500. This was a phone running Windows Mobile. I now own an iPhone. I probably never would have bought an iPhone, but it was a gift. Until I got one, I was very interested by the iPhone. No doubt I ...
Jan 31, 2008
5:34:00 AM