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HTML5 Dropdown menu example with CSS3

EDITORIAL NOTE: In this post, we feature a comprehensive HTML5 Dropdown menu example with CSS3. A dropdown menu is a toggleable menu that allows the user to choose one value from a predefined list. Introduction The web has evolved into something more than just linked documents; pages behave increasingly these days like apps. Even a few years ago we would ...

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HTML5 File Upload Example

EDITORIAL NOTE: In this post, we feature a comprehensive HTML5 File Upload Example. Today I’ll explain how to use HTML 5, to read information about file(s) selected by users, and to upload the file(s) on a server. The FileApi is one of the most interesting features added with HTML 5. Now we can display file(s) information before they are uploaded on the server, ...

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Dynamic aria-live for better accessibility experience

Every web developer working with the web accessibility (WAI ARIA) knows or heard about aria-live. This is an attribute, which indicates a live region – any updatable HTML element – and describes the types of updates the user agents, assistive technologies (screen readers), and user can expect from the live region. The default value of the aria-live is off. That means, updates to ...

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HTML5 Drag and Drop Example

Usability, an important part of web interface eases the way we communicate with web. Many new technologies and functionalities are invented to ease the development effort as well as improve the overall way in which users interact with web. HTML5 has given many things as of today to improve the browser functionalities on client side with minimum amount of scripting. It provides ...

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HTML5 Geolocation API with Google Maps

I have been reading Head First HTML5 and read about the Geolocation support in HTML5 and also went through the example they have shared about using the Google Maps with HTML5 geolocation API. It was an interesting example and I went a step further and enhanced the example to show some eat outs around the current location. For this I ...

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Browser to browser communication with Vert.x, websockets and HTML5

I’ve been playing around with Vert.x for a couple of weeks and I’m really starting to like the simplicity of the framework. With very little configuration you can quickly get impressive results. In this article I’m diving a bit deeper in how to set up browser to browser communication using the Vert.x eventbus by using the javascript client side API. ...

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Canvas Animation using interpolation

While drawing things on the canvas and scooting around them is nice, it gets old very fast. Instantaneously, if you’re an end user (unless you’re on a page for looking at things, in which case, no foul). On the other hand, there are far more efficient ways of rendering porn and/or amusing pictures of cats, so I’m going to go ...

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