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iOS UI elements in HTML - part 2

The tab bar and buttons

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.


Looking to brush up your resume?

When it's time to update my resume, I always wonder if I should stick with the boring headings and bullet points. And now, I just stumbled on this website: http://www.1stwebdesigner.com/inspiration/creative-resume-designs/

Many designs, enough to give anyone some ideas as to how to present one's resume. Is the presentation that important? Maybe, maybe not. But I'm sure it's going to be entertaining.

End of Public Updates for Java SE 6

You haven't migrated to Java 7 yet? Well, it looks like you will have a bigger incentive soon. Java 6 will have its last public release on the 19 February 2013. After that, you'll need to pay to get the security fixes and bugfixes. That's what you get with Oracle.

In the old days, when Sun shone on Java, all updates were public. Alas, money is the keyword now.

But in anything, there is something good. Java 7 is the latest and greatest Java, and it's been out for more than a year. It's time to move forward.

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iOS UI elements in HTML - part 1

The "detail" button on list views

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 and to display nicely on high density screens which otherwise require multiple images and multiple CSS rules.

The first one is the small blue circle showing when there is more than one action on a list - it usually goes to the "details" view of the element. There is also the small arrow indicating that a list item leads to another panel. Here they are below:


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