There are many JS/jQuery solutions for select replacement, allowing for complete styling of all elements. While I’ve used several, and they absolutely make sense in numerous scenarios, I prefer to not load additional scripting to the Document Object Model (DOM) if I don’t need to. And when it comes to mobile support, why change the interaction?
Front-end frameworks have become quite popular over the last few years, and there are a lot of them out there to choose from. But how do you know if and when a framework is right for your web project? While there are lots of benefits in using frameworks, there are also some potentially serious pitfalls.
Have you ever wondered how all of those sites out there submit forms without reloading the page and in turn, run a sweet little animation? The answer is AJAX. And it's very easy to use. This introductory tutorial walks you through setting up AJAX based form submissions for a shopping cart.
I was recently tasked with building a responsive navigation menu for a project I was working on at Q Digital Studio. Wanna know how I did it? Join me as I run through how to make a responsive toggle menu.
The Meta Q team is very excited to announce the release of our mobile site. As one of the main developers on the project, I wanted to share a little bit about the process and some of the key elements we put in place along the way. Hopefully some of these tools and tips will come in handy when working on your own mobile sites.
In Part I of this series, we look at the importance of having RSS Feeds available on your site. With the rise of social media, many believe that feeds have become a thing of the past. This couldn't be further from the truth. Feeds serve a specific purpose and are just as important now as they have been in the past.
Meta Q's Code Word series presents simple but common HTML and CSS problems in hopes of creating a conversation about best coding practices, introducing new ideas for solving them and giving beginners a head start. Each article in the series will present one problem and our possible solution. This issue's code word: ColorMe
Since Q Digital Studio began implementing Object Oriented CSS (OOCSS), both our front-end development time and our browser testing efforts have been reduced immensely. More of a CSS philosophy than the average framework, OCSS is the brainchild of Nicole Sullivan (stubbornella.org), who developed its principles while consulting for Facebook.