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You can use HTML5 web storage, IndexedDB or File access API in your app to provide offline support. It allows user to work offline when the network isn’t available. An IndexedDB is a persistent data store in the browser means a database on the client side. It allows you to create app with rich query abilities in both offline and online mode. If you are beginner with IndexedDB, you should first read Using IndexedDB.

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Suppose you’ve to display survey result in grid having different columns with percentage data. It would be more effective and attractive if you use chart to show percentage data. This post explains how to display Bar or Pie chart in HTML table or ASP.NET gridview column with CSS3 and jQuery.

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In this article, you will see how to implement Lifehacker.com or Gizmodo.com style sidebar which scrolls independently on mouseover with mouse wheel. It’s really interesting to show important things in top of sidebar. When any user reads articles(might not focus on sidebar instantly), reaches end of article but there is no change in sidebar position. It’s good and a chance to make attention on sidebar, otherwise sidebar is also moving along with article and top section of sidebar is not focused.

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In my recent posts, You’ve seen how to Make the Website Mobile, Tablet, Desktop Compatible and Test Responsive Web Design. In this post, you’ll see different ways to design responsive navigation menu.

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February 19th, 2012

3 Practical Uses of Zen Coding

You must know Zen Coding if you are Front End Web developer. Zen coding allows for fast coding and editing in HTML, XML, XSL, and other structured code formats. It uses CSS selectors like syntax and generate full code(write less do more). It expands abbreviations into complete HTML structures. Zen coding plugin is available for almost all top text editors(Notepad++, visual studio, Dreamweaver , TextMate, Sublime Text, Coda, Vim ..etc). In live demo, First write abbreviations and press Ctrl+, to expand abbreviations.

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February 11th, 2012

How to Test Responsive Web Design

My previous post explains basic steps for responsive web design to make the site mobile, tablet and desktop compatible. Now, we have to test the website in different resolutions. You can test it simply by resizing browser window, but It’s not convenient resizing to a specific dimension(width and height) each time. Here are tools or utilities to test effectively.

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Every client wants their website compatible with all platforms, whether user is accessing the site on a mobile phone, tablet, desktop computer or wide-screen. There are so many devices BlackBerry, iPhone, iPad, netbook, kindle..etc with different sizes and resolutions. It’s impossible to create a website version for each resolution. With Responsive Web Design technique, the website adapts the layout to the environment that it is being viewed in. It makes similar feelings for all platforms. You can see TechBrij as an example by resizing the browser window if you are on a desktop.

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It explains How to use different signs (+,> and ~) in CSS selector and their differences. Before starting, let us take a sample code to understand the signs.

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Cross-browser means web application works with all versions of all browsers. To claim cross-browser compatibility, the website is nowadays expected to support browsers such as Mozilla Firefox,Google Chrome, Opera, and Safari in addition to Internet Explorer and Netscape. Here are the basic tips to make your website cross browser compatible.

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