Some HTML5 features that benefits mobile app

Native app vs HTML5 is most discussed topic in the web community. No doubt native app is leading in terms of performance, speed and user experience. The decision to go with native or HTML5 approach, can be made  by evaluating the different parameters, budget and project requirement. HTML5 is gradually booming and used by many … Continue reading “Some HTML5 features that benefits mobile app”

How to create retina-ready css based icons?

As a requirement comes up to create an icon, Photoshop or Illustrator pops-up immediately in mind. Making any changes in icon like changing style, size or color open the photoshop again and do the required changes. And if the required icon need to be used in a web apps for iPhone 4s and iPad 3, … Continue reading “How to create retina-ready css based icons?”

Different ways of making images flexible in responsive web design

Responsive web design is a future-friendly tool for websites, having three principles. Media Query, Flexible Grid and Flexible Media. Flexible grid is not hard to achieve just set an container element in percentage and linearized the element in small devices, text can be resized and flow in smaller and higher resolution but when think of … Continue reading “Different ways of making images flexible in responsive web design”

What’s good in Metro UI which can be used in responsive websites

Any new trend or new product in market always starts with some positive and negative face and if it is Microsoft product, majority of people cannot turn down to give it at least one try, that’s why Microsoft dare to make the drastic UI change named as Metro UI, which is being called new design … Continue reading “What’s good in Metro UI which can be used in responsive websites”

Different media features and media types of responsive design

Media queries plays vital role in the responsive web design when the term Media Queries for responsive web design comes up, general thoughts moves around is “media = screen” or “media = print” which is generally used in the web development.

But there are other media type which can be used like aural, braille, … Continue reading “Different media features and media types of responsive design”

What role is played by HTML5 in responsive web design?

HTML4 or XHTML can also be used for responsive design as responsive design can be achieved using CSS3 media query. Than what role is played by HTML5 in responsive design? Why it is said in the web community that responsive design created using HTML5 and CSS3? Relation of HTML5 and CSS3 HTML5 and CSS3 are … Continue reading “What role is played by HTML5 in responsive web design?”

Difference between Native, Hybrid and Web Application

Most organizations have started mobile presence for their business which demands more and more great mobile experience on mobile devices. When developing a mobile interface, most important question would be which technology to choose. Should it be a Native app? Web app? or Hybrid app? There is no right answer or one best option for … Continue reading “Difference between Native, Hybrid and Web Application”

What, Why and How to create a future friendly responsive web design?

Web is not limited to desktop or laptop now, future of the web is much more broaden than even present. People are using internet in many devices like Mobile Phone, Tablet and I-pad. Internet usage is increasing in these devices now. The phone is no longer a tool to call or SMS only, people using … Continue reading “What, Why and How to create a future friendly responsive web design?”

Web site design approach and the older browser like IE6

IE6 is outdated but still widely used in the web developing world. We bitch about Microsoft decision to leave its browsers rotting for years and moan about the time we spend to fix the IE6 issues.  Being a UI Developer I will suggest not to support IE6, because while supporting, we feel shackled to the … Continue reading “Web site design approach and the older browser like IE6”

How to use HTML5 today with full cross-browser compatibility?

HTML5 is a hot buzzword for UI Designer and Developer; many designers are hesitant to embrace this new technology because of lack of full cross-browser support and cross-browser support truly not going to happen with HTML5, that means we are hiding behind the lack of cross-browser compatibility, Why? It may be to avoid learning new … Continue reading “How to use HTML5 today with full cross-browser compatibility?”

Don’t follow the W3c Standards blindly

It’s a common process for most of the UI Developer to create an HTML page and validates it with w3c validator, if it is passed then it’s done they are creating the standards compliant web page. It’s good to adhere with the standards defined by a community whose mission is to lead the web to … Continue reading “Don’t follow the W3c Standards blindly”

Come out of web-safe font use any font for your website

Typography is one of the important weapon for the designer to use, but when it comes to web, a designer is restricted with web-safe fonts only, because a font is an operating system resource, not a browser resource. You can see any font in your browser, which is installed in your machine. But if your … Continue reading “Come out of web-safe font use any font for your website”

How to make position fixed in IE6 using CSS only

There is big debate in the web community, to support IE6 or not, even Google has stop their support on their apps for IE6, but I always love to have fun with this buggy browser and try to make it function, but not pixel perfection. Though, there are number of issues in IE6 one of … Continue reading “How to make position fixed in IE6 using CSS only”