As web technologies progress, websites and web applications are becoming more responsive, providing us with more ways and techniques to interact with the users. These websites deal with interface design, user experience, user-centered design, and usability, all with the goal of enhancing the user's interface.
Desktop monitors, laptops, netbooks, tablets, smartphones and even TV’s. There are so many devices and every one of them comes in many versions with different display sizes. And with mobile devices there’s also orientation (vertical/horizontal) to consider.
That can be a pain, but you can usually find the offending element by surfing around the ol' DevTools and selecting elements until you find something that extends too far over to to the right (off-page to the left doesn't tend to trigger a scrollbar the same way) and adjusting it.
Smush.it uses optimization techniques specific to image format to remove unnecessary bytes from image files. It is a "lossless" tool, which means it optimizes the images without changing their look or visual quality. After Smush.it runs on a web page it reports how many bytes would be saved by optimizing the page's images and provides a downloadable zip file with the minimized image files.
Multithreading allows us to execute code simultaneously by decreasing the context switching overhead. Multithreading is supported by all programming languages and platforms. But HTML never supported it. HTML programmers had to use setTimeout or setInterval to make the application behave like multithread application. But HTML5 provided built in API to support multithreading.
The Compass CSS authoring framework offers designers cleaner markup, reusable patterns, and ease in creating sprite images, among other benefits. “It's not a heavy-handed, predefined set of class names. There are more tools in Compass than any other CSS framework,” says developer Lorin Tackett, who built the grid calculator included in the framework. “Compass takes into account that its features may not match the state of browser support in the future, so features can be selectively turned off.”
CSS and SVG have a lot in common. A lot of the features that we have in CSS today were imported from SVG. One of these features is the Clipping operation. Both CSS and SVG allow us to "clip" elements into custom non-rectangular shapes. In this article we will go over the clipping techniques in both CSS and SVG, covering everything you need to know to get started.