June 2008

JavaScript language advanced tips and tricks

The guys behind the jslibs project have created a nice wiki with great JavaScript tips and tricks. Just see for yourself through the following samples. Some of them might not be available to all browsers but are worth a closer look...

Average: 3.2 (14 votes)

75 Insane High Res Photoshop Brushes

Thanks to PSDTUTS's Best of the Web - June article, you photoshop fans will be thrilled by the 75 Insane High Res Photoshop Brushes gathered by Elite By Design.

"Ah, the beautiful world of Photoshop brushes. With thousands of incredible sets floating around the web, and thousands more being made all the time, it can become quite a daunting task to find the perfect ones for your projects. Let me show you 75 insane high resolution Photoshop brushes that will be perfect for any project you may happen to be working on. Enjoy!"

Average: 2.5 (6 votes)

How to get Cross Browser Compatibility Every Time

Through WebAppers, here is a nice article on cross browser compatibility from Anthony Short.
"Cross-browser compatibility is one of the most time consuming tasks for any web designer. We’ve seen many different articles over the net describing common problems and fixes. I’ve collated all the information I could find to create some coding conventions for ensuring that your site will work first time in every browser. There are some things you should consider for Safari and Firefox also, and IE isn’t always the culprit for your CSS woes."

Average: 3.5 (2 votes)

Give little names to your pet SQL queries with Rails 2.1

I don't know about you but every time some news come out about Ruby on Rails, I'm saying to myself: "there is no way this can be any better that it already is". And every time, they manage to find a way to impress me.
This time around, Ryan Daigle talks about the new named_scope feature in his "What's New in Edge Rails: Has Finder Functionality" article.

Average: 2.5 (4 votes)