April 2010 - Broken Links Archive

An updated studio-style backdrop with CSS3

Iā€™ve updatĀ­ed my post, CreĀ­ate a stuĀ­dio-style backĀ­drop with CSS3, as I realised a way to do the reflecĀ­tion withĀ­out requirĀ­ing an extra image ā€” using the scale transĀ­forĀ­maĀ­tion funcĀ­tion to flip the image vertically.

The demo works in FireĀ­fox and WebKit.


Building a better HTML5 video player with Glow

Last year I wrote a post (BuildĀ­ing HTML5 video conĀ­trols with JavaScript) introĀ­ducĀ­ing the HTML5 Media EleĀ­ments API and demonĀ­stratĀ­ing a simĀ­ple set of conĀ­trols for playĀ­ing video.

In this (someĀ­what belatĀ­ed) folĀ­low-up Iā€™m going to explore buildĀ­ing a more interĀ­acĀ­tive set of conĀ­trols using a JavaScript UI library; Iā€™m going to use Glow, but it could easĀ­iĀ­ly be adaptĀ­ed to jQuery UI or similar.

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Aside

Iā€™ve updatĀ­ed my SpeakĀ­ing page to include more conĀ­ferĀ­ences, more videos, and a litĀ­tle on my speakĀ­ing requireĀ­ments and prefĀ­erĀ­ences. Iā€™m planĀ­ning to cut down on the numĀ­ber of talks I give in 2014 (twelve is too many), but am always open to interĀ­estĀ­ing offers and opporĀ­tuĀ­niĀ­ties, so please get in touch if youā€™re organĀ­isĀ­ing an event.

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