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Posts Tagged ‘JavaScript’

Embed Videos With Flowplayer

Embedding with YouTube is easy, but limited

For anyone developing or maintaining a website, embedding videos used to always be an issue. That was until YouTube became the undisputed leader for sharing videos, and embedding them in websites. Normally, using a free service with a recognizable appearance and a visible watermark, like YouTube, is unprofessional. However, YouTube has become so popular, that even the large corporations and…

The Fight Against Spam

The Ajax Fancy Captcha method

It’s a sad but true story that as we witness technological developments, spammers become advance and reach new levels to infiltrate our mail boxes. It is by far one of the most frustrating aspects of the online experience, and unfortunately, it doesn’t look like it will be ending anytime soon. Spamming started back in 1978 on the network of the…

typeface.js: Redefining System Fonts

Some of the fonts that can be embedded using typeface.js

It seems like JavaScript is really picking up, as more and more developers join open source projects to bring fascinating features to the web. The latest of which is a project called typeface.js that renders the fonts of a given website using JavaScript, <canvas> and VML. This means that, instead of creating images for all of the text that will…

jsAnim: Beginning of the End for Flash?

As I was stumbling upon the web, I came across the jsAnim website. The first impression that comes to mind when you open the website is that of vector-based, colorful Flash animation. Interestingly enough, though, it is yet another example of animation and cool effects achieved through pure JavaScript – no plugins required. Just like jQuery has introduced a wide…