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Scroll Follow is a jQuery plugin that enables a DOM object to follow the page as the user scrolls.

It is specially very suitable for the popular scrolling banners & menus.

jQuery Scroll Plugin
The scrolling object can have several settings like the speed, easing, offset (number of pixels the Scroll Follow object should remain from top of viewport), container & more.

It requires 3 other plugins to work:

- jQuery UI Core
- jQuery Easing plugin
- jQuery Cookie plugin

It is tested with all major browsers.

 

Last week, a post had announced the giveaway of 10,000 business cards (1,000 cards each to 10 readers) by UPrinting.com.

Winners are selected & you can find this info at the bottom of this post.

To remind, what is UPrinting.com?

UPrinting is a popular online printing company which enables you to get almost any design printed in any format like:

  • Business cards
  • Brochures
  • Postcards
  • Catalogs
  • Label & stickers
  • Posters & more..

UPrinting Logo

You can upload your designs or choose a template from a well-categorized library & customize them (including the sizes).

Here are the winners:

  • Gwyn (comment #20739)
  • Corey Kliewer (comment #21154)
  • Korri (comment #20644)
  • Don Charlton (comment #20663)
  • Kumar S (comment #20611)
  • LordTinchen (comment #20675)
  • Eric Norton (comment #20710)
  • Slawomir Kozlowski (comment #20642)
  • Keef (comment #20993)
  • Joe (comment #20750)

Thanks to everyone for contributing this giveaway & congratulations to winners.

P.S. Interested in business cards? Check out the business cards printing services of UPrinting.com.

SwfVersion.com is a handy web service (free) that Flash developers will love.

It enables you to learn "for what version of Flash Player the SWF was published" & also the ActionScript version used.

Get SWF Version

You can upload a SWF file or mention the URL of it to get the results.

The service uses the SWFReader class which helps getting almost any information out of a SWF file.

Blackbird is an open source JavaScript logging utility that enables users to view & filter logs with a nice looking console.

JavaScript Logging Utility

 

Alert is the most popular JavaScript method used for logging. This utility simple makes it better with:

- Being able to categorize logs
- No need to approve every control point like alert
- Ability to view all logs & more.

 


Blackbird
is very easy to install with just including a js & a css file.

It can be controlled via mouse, keyboard & bookmarklets.

Icon Eden is featuring 3 free & quality icon sets.

First one is: Bright!. An icon set that contains 148 crisp-shaped icons that are suitable for web applications, multimedia and software. The set also comes with the EPS files.

Free EPS Icon Set

Second one is: Milky. A set of 131 icons in green color. They are 64*64px & 48*48px size and in PNG format.

Free Green Icon Set

Third one Fresh Add-on. Fresh is normally a premium-paid image set but these 59 icons of that set is free. They come in all of the common sizes & formats.

The set contains application & financial symbols.

Free Financial Icons

All of the 3 icon sets are free for both personal & commercial use.

A post: "iPhone Application And Website Development: All Tools And Tutorials You Need" was published at WebResourcesDepot a few weeks ago (if you still didn’t check that post, click here).

Since then, iPocketApps created a website named Apps Amuck whose aim can be summarized as: "learning iPhone application development / 31 days – 31 iPhone applications".

iPhone Application Development

From the website:

The key here is simple: "Taking baby steps is better than taking no steps at all!"

iPhone application development is completely a new world & rather than trying to learn everything once, Apps Amuck is trying to present the information piece by piece.

There are great applications like:

  • What is my IP?
  • FlickrKML
  • MyGoogle & more..

The source codes of every application can be downloaded.

Liferay, with 60 tools and a selection of today’s most innovative technologies, enables you to do everything like:

  • Creating websites.
  • Building intranets.
  • Simply getting the right documents and applications to the right people.

Free Enterprise Portal

Liferay inlcudes web publishing, content management, collaboration and social networking.

With the role-based authorization, admins & users can define which information can be viewed by which users.

A strong set of community features help creating communities, user groups & they can have their own mini-portals.

Some other included features are: wikis, forums, instant messenger, calendar, webmail, blogs & more.

And, any other applications like accounting, sales can be integrated with its open architecture.

The application is "giant" with the features it offers & hard to describe its capabilities completely. Users interested in creating an enterprise portal should definitely check it.

idTabs is a jQuery plugin for creating simple to advanced tabs.

Tabs can be added dynamically, the "selected" tab can be acquired, idTabs can be binded to different events like mouseover.

jQuery Tab Plugin

Any element with a class name = idTabs becomes a tabbed area. Every link inside this class becomes a tab & the divs mentioned in these links become the content holders. To be more clear:

<ul class="idTabs">
  <li><a href="#jquery">jQuery</a></li>
  <li><a href="#official">Tabs 3</a></li>
</ul>
<div id="jquery">If you haven't checked out ...</div>
<div id="official">idTabs is only a simple ...</div>

is a basic 2 tabbed menu.

Easy Reflections, a PHP script that enables you to create reflections (Web 2.0 look) of any image.

Supported image types are GIF, JPG & PNG.

PHP Image Reflection Script

There is a built-in caching mechanism to prevent creating same images again & again.

And, fade levels used can be configured.

The script works with both PHP4 & PHP5 and requires GD extension 2.0.1+ installed.

BlendFu is a website featuring free Photoshop & GIMP brushes in a well-tagged presentation.

Users can upload their brush sets & even the designs they created using those sets.

Currently there are 900+ brush sets featured.

Blendfu

Brush sets have 3 different download package options:

  • PS Creative Suite
  • Photoshop 7.0
  • GIMP

And, a great thing about BlendFu is, when you click on a brush set, you can view every single brush in the set in detail.

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