Besides the ability to zoom, it enables users to increase / decrease the size of the zoom area with mouse movements.
Another great feature is the ability to preload a low-resolution version of the image & loading then showing the zoom area from the high resolution version of the image. This method increases the initial load speed & the quality of the zoomed area.
This is another Coverflow script which uses canvas for the effects.
The script is very easy to implement & works smoothly.
For the canvas support in IE, checkout ExplorerCanvas.
Simplicio is a simple looking but a quality & free icon set.
The set has 78 icons & the download package consists of ICO, PNG & AI files.
Icons are in 128*128px size. They are created by Neurovit & published by Smashing Magazine.
Google just launched their web browser Google Chrome.
Good news is; developers won’t have to test designs in one more browser as it uses the open source WebKit (the engine Safari uses).
Besides the standard Google Chrome product page, here is the page that is designed specially for web developers.
And, there is Chromium which is the open-source project behind Google Chrome.
The script is very easy to install & can be set to show images within Flickr groups, photosets or tag based images.
Flickrshow has a cache system that enables the presentation of images faster. And, presentation can be managed with a play/pause button.
Also, you can easily modify the theme completely via CSS.
P.S. The application requires Prototype & a small part of Scriptaculous library.
CSS Menu Builder is an online menu builder which enables you to create 30+ horizontal, 700+ vertical & breadcrumb menus (without the unlimited color combinations).
With an Ajaxed & simple to use interface, menus can be created on the fly and HTML, CSS & necessary image files can be downloaded easily (or a complete ZIP file can be downloaded).
Pixel Perfect is a Firebug plugin which enables you to overlay a web composition on any developed HTML.
By switching between on & off, you can see easily howmany pixels you’re off with the development.
You can play with the opacity of the overlay to better see or totally disable the design below.
Move controls enables you to fine tune the position of the overlay. To give an example, you can exactly position a new menu over an old one to see if it fits or not.
Galleria is an image gallery jQuery plugin.
It loads the images one by one from an unordered list and can present them:
- cropped inside a fixed thumbnail box
The beauty of Galleria is behind the ease of creating a gallery. Simply create an unordered list, add some images and it will create a chic gallery.
Another nice feature is the support of browser history. You can use your browser’s back & forward buttons
Other features of this jQuery image gallery:
- Lightweight (4k packed)
- Displays the thumbnail when the actual image is loaded
- CSS powered – create your own gallery style
- Super fast image browsing since the images are preloaded one at a time in the background
- Stylable caption from image or anchor title
- jQuery plugin – takes one line to implement
- Can fire events so you can customize the images behaviour onLoad
Simple Invoices is an open source, web-based invoicing application which is ideal for freelancers & small businesses.
It is not an ERP application & does not have lots of features. It simply enables you to define the job done, select the customer and generate a nice looking invoice.
Some features of Simple Invoices:
- Export to PDF
- Export to Microsoft Word, Excel or plain text
- Multiple invoice types
- Invoice templates
- Invoice preferences – customise all the wordings on the invoices
This free invoicing application requires PHP 5+ to run & MySQL for storing data.
This is an open source 3D album component for Flex which is similar to the Cooliris‘s (formerly PicLens) attractive interface.
The component is inspired from the 3D album tutorial of Bartek Drozdz.
The download package includes examples besides the source code for easier developing.