Fade out surrounding content for attention

June 2, 2011

Transparency can be a handy tool. Why not use it to fade out content that the user isn’t focusing on?

HTC Clock

Recreating the HTC clock widget with CSS3 and Javascript

May 16, 2011

One of the reason HTC’s phones are so popular right now is their slick interface. The most iconic part of their interface is their clock and weather widget and with the help of some CSS3 we can recreate the whole thing.

YouTube show more button

May 12, 2011

One of the challenges of being a web developer is that sometimes you need to cram handfuls of content on a page like a manatee into a tube top without cluttering things up. Of course Google is the king of simple and effective interfaces and they made a perfect way to show and hide long video descriptions under each YouTube video.