June 2012 - Posts

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Mobile Friendly Websites with CSS Media Queries by dwahlin

In a previous post the concept of CSS media queries was introduced and I discussed the fundamentals of how they can be used to target different screen sizes. I showed how they could be used to convert a 3-column wide page into a more vertical view of...
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Detecting HTML5/CSS3 Features using Modernizr by dwahlin

HTML5, CSS3, and related technologies such as canvas and web sockets bring a lot of useful new features to the table that can take Web applications to the next level. These new technologies allow applications to be built using only HTML, CSS, and JavaScript...
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Rendering Linear Gradients using the HTML5 Canvas by dwahlin

Related HTML5 Canvas Posts: Getting Started with the HTML5 Canvas Rendering Text with the HTML5 Canvas Creating a Line Chart using the HTML5 Canvas New Pluralsight Course: HTML5 Canvas Fundamentals Gradients are everywhere. They’re used to enhance toolbars...
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Rendering Text with the HTML5 Canvas by dwahlin

In a previous post I walked through the fundamentals of rendering shapes such as squares and circles using the HTML5 Canvas API. In this post I’ll provide a simple example of rendering and rotating text. To render text you can use the fillText() or strokeText...
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New Pluralsight Course: HTML5 Canvas Fundamentals by dwahlin

I just finished up a new course for Pluralsight titled HTML5 Canvas Fundamentals that I had a blast putting together. It’s all about the client and involves a lot of pixel manipulation and graphics creation which is challenging and fun at the same time...
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Pluralsight Meet the Author Podcast on Building ASP.NET MVC Applications with HTML5 and jQuery by dwahlin

In the latest installment of Pluralsight’s Meet the Author podcast series, Fritz Onion and I talk about my new course, Building ASP.NET MVC Apps with Entity Framework Code First, HTML5, and jQuery .  In the interview I describe how the course provides...
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