April 2010 Archives - Broken Links Archive

An updated studio-style backdrop with CSS3

I’ve updated my post, Create a studio-style backdrop with CSS3, as I realised a way to do the reflection without requiring an extra image — using the scale transformation function to flip the image vertically.

The demo works in Firefox and WebKit.

Building a better HTML5 video player with Glow

Last year I wrote a post (Building HTML5 video controls with JavaScript) introducing the HTML5 Media Elements API and demonstrating a simple set of controls for playing video.

In this (somewhat belated) follow-up I’m going to explore building a more interactive set of controls using a JavaScript UI library; I’m going to use Glow, but it could easily be adapted to jQuery UI or similar.

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I’ve updated my Speaking page to include more conferences, more videos, and a little on my speaking requirements and preferences. I’m planning to cut down on the number of talks I give in 2014 (twelve is too many), but am always open to interesting offers and opportunities, so please get in touch if you’re organising an event.

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