Firefox OS, Approach to Creation of Adaptive WordPress Theme, Google Closes a Range of Its Services
A weekly digest of articles, news and other interesting materials for web designers and developers from July 06, 2012.
In the current issue: Firefox OS, an approach to creation of an adaptive WordPress theme, Google closes a range of its services, and much more.
Android 4.0 ICS share exceeded 10% (http://developer.android.com/about/dashboards/index.html#top)
StatCounter: OS Windows 7 is set on the most part of the world PCs.
Facebook is testing a new button “Want”.
Google wants to change the design of the search page.
The Mozilla project presented a mobile operational system Firefox OS and the first phones on its basis.
The upgrade to Windows 8 will cost only $39.99.
Judge grants Apple an injunction against Samsung Galaxy Nexus.
Amazon buys UpNext – a 3D mapping startup.
HP bails on plans for Windows RT consumer tablet.
Google has launched a version of its Google Drive application on iOS.
Demonstration of Google Chrome capabilities on different devices and also evolution of a rather young browser.
A short history of Chrome browser.
Websites with interesting design and functionality:
http://www.metropolband.com/ – interactive music site.
http://www.displaycreative.it/ – stylish website from Italy.
25 Interactive HTML Websites That Look Like Flash.
http://www.rogerdubuis.com/ – atmosphere design, great synch of a stylish audio track and sprite animation and also trending single page in subsections.
http://www.projectprometheus.com/trainingcenter/ – training centre of a movie-website with a plenty of gaming tests for the funs of Prometheus movie.
http://bemyguest.klm.com/en_GB/ – an informative game projects that suggest to seat in a seat of an airplane behind a VIP person and find out something interesting. This is a one page website with smooth download of data, use of CSS and a flesh-player to play videos.
An introduction into use of automated scripts – Actions in Photoshop
A collection of designer freebies:
http://daneden.me/animate/ – a set of snippets for css-animation
http://janne.aukia.com/zoomooz/ – zoom any part of a page
Jmaps.js – a convenient work with Google Maps API
Fuckitjs – make JS code work no matter whether compiler likes it or not
jQuery++ – a set of small utilities that extend the jQuery capabilities
repo.js – light-weight jQuery Plugin that lets you easily embed a Github repo onto your site
Zebra_Datepicker – a lightweight datepicker jQuery plugin
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