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iWebKit is an open source toolkit for creating iPhone / iPod compatible websites very easily & quickly.

It is simplicity lies under the usage of basic html that anyone can edit rather than more complicated Ajaxed solutions.

iWebKit

The toolkit has support for:

  • iPhone-style form elements (like on/off checkboxes)
  • pop-ups
  • fullscreen
  • & more..

It is possible to theme the interface besides the standard iPhone theme & the download package comes with various ready-to-use themes.

And, websites created with iWebKit are compatible with the latest iPhone OS 3.0.

Navicat, an impressive database admin tool which has versions to manage specific databases is now offering an unique tool named Navicat Premium which can manage:

  • MySQL
  • PostgreSQL
  • Oracle

within a single application with amazing features.

Navicat Premium

Navicat Premium allows you to control these 3 database types like they are the same & saves you too much time. You can:

  • drag’n drop tables from Oracle to MySQL, PostgreSQL to MySQL and vice versa
  • schedule operations for different databases such as print report in MySQL, backup data in Oracle and synchronize data in PostgreSQL to run automatically

The application comes with all the nice features of the Navicat family:

  • advanced import/ export wizard
  • query builder
  • report builder
  • data synchronization
  • backup
  • job scheduler
  • & more

For anyone who works cross-database, Navicat Premium is a must-have software that removes all the headache of working with multiple applications & compatibility problems between databases.

It is available for two platforms – Microsoft Windows and Mac OS X.

Special 50% Discount to WebResourcesDepot Readers:

Navicat is offering a 50% discount to WRD readers for Navicat Premium. To get the discount, you need to choose the "Shareit" as the payment option and use the coupon code: webpre50.

Note: Discount will be available for 2 weeks starting today (until 17 July 2009)

One Navicat Premium License Giveaway (How To Win It?)

To get a chance to win a free license ($369 value) of this beautiful application, simply comment to this post with your thoughts. The winner will be selected randomly on 10 July 2009 (1 week later) randomly via the query below:

SELECT * FROM wp_comments WHERE comment_post_id=1028 AND comment_approved=1 AND comment_type='' GROUP BY comment_author_email ORDER BY RAND() LIMIT 1

Good luck.

Similar to the IE6 situation, when using HTML5/CSS3 in our websites, it is a good idea to offer non-problematic outputs to web users with older/non-standard browsers.

Modernizr is a JavaScript library that uses feature detection techniques to determine whether or not the current browser is capable of CSS3 and HTML5 features like rgba(), border-radius, CSS Transitions & more.

Modernizr

It enables you to write pseudo-IF/ELSE statements in your CSS &, if wanted, it is possible to wirite conditional statements in JavaScript with the help of a "Modernizr JavaScript object" created.

Also, Modernizr adds support for styling HTML 5 elements. This allows you to use more semantic, forward-looking elements such as <section>, <header> and <dialog> without having to worry about them not working in Internet Explorer.

Web Elements Kit is a set of 17 frequently used web design objects that comes in PSD format.

It can be used for easier prototyping or updated easily to create completely unique outputs.

PSD Web Design Elements

There are 17 elements like:

  • tabbed content
  • sliders
  • newsletter form
  • buttons
  • & more

which are well organized, labeled & comes with various color variations to choose from.

Elements are offered in two ways: a single PSD file that contains all of them & PSD files for every object.

Flash Bookmarks is a free Flash component for integrating social bookmarking links to any website easily.

It supports the most popular sites like Digg, Delicious, StumbleUpon, Technorati, Facebook, Google and Reddit.

Flash Social Bookmarking

The look & feel of the social bookmarking menu created with the component is totally customizable. It is possible to change:

  • the icons to be displayed
  • the size of the icons
  • the aspect of the hint text for the icons
  • details regarding the bookmarked data.

Flash Bookmarks can be both added by drag’n drops from the component panel of Flash or by code (AS3).

TemplateMo.com is a website providing 100+ free CSS templates that you can download, modify and use on your websites (both free & commercial) with no restrictions.

All templates are XHTML/CSS compliant & will work flawless on all major browsers.

TemplateMo.com

Here are some examples from TemplateMo.com:

To see more, check these free CSS templates.

MySpace is sharing an open source project named MySpace’s Performance Tracker which is an Internet Explorer plugin for capturing and measuring possible bottlenecks on webpages.

Myspace's Performance Tracker

The plugin is a great helper to developers for:

  • measure the CPU hit and memory footprint of your pages
  • reviewing screenshots of the page while it renders
  • reviewing rendered HTML on each point of the page’s lifecycle
  • viewing estimates of the time it takes to render each section of the page in different connection speeds
  • validating the content of pages against a set of proven “best practice” rules of web development. 

P.S. The tool is currently in pre-alpha state.

(smt) is a free script, built with JavaScript & PHP, to create a simple mouse tracking system for webpages.

It enables you to watch how visitors interact with a webpage like:

  • which areas they click
  • what parts they highlight
  • & more..

Mouse Tracking Script

(smt) can work with both liquid & fixed layouts. For any user with "JavaScript disabled" it will gracefully degrade.

The script is very easy-to-install by simply uploading the project folder & including the JS files to the pages to be recorded (documentation).

With various options provided, it is possible to enable/disable viewing the mouse activity routes, distances, clicks & more.

MyTableGrid is a JavaScript-powered datagrid control, built with Prototype, for displaying data in an easy-to-browse & flexible way.

It offers an Ajaxed interface with pretty fast paging & data-sorting.

Data Grid With Prototype

Columns can be resized & any columns can be easily removed for a better view of data.

MyTableGrid allows browsing via keyboard (with the help of KeyTable library).

It supports instant editing of cells & complete skinning via CSS.

MooFlow is a highly customizable coverflow-like image gallery that is built with MooTools.

It is easily & automatically setup by mentioning the HTML element that grabs the images.

MooTools Coverflow

MooFlow has various features like:

  • fullscreen support
  • browsing with mouse wheel
  • browsing with keyboard
  • autoplay & loop
  • automated JavaScript image reflections

The script is also flexible when loading the images. The data source can be JSON or HTML with selector-filter.

And, its interface can be totally skinned via CSS.

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