Tuesday, April 9, 2013

Beginner and Advanced Guides to HTML and CSS Programming

  • A Beginner's Guide to HTML and CSS
    A Beginner’s Guide to HTML & CSS is a simple and comprehensive guide dedicated to helping beginners learn HTML and CSS. Outlining the fundamentals, this guide works through all common elements of front-end design and development.

  • An Advanced Guide to HTML and CSS
    An Advanced Guide to HTML & CSS takes a deeper look at front-end design and development, expanding on what is covered in the beginner’s guide. Studying modern front-end development, this guide teaches the latest for any designer looking to round out their front-end skills.

Using Ubuntu Builder to build your own custom Ubuntu distributions

Looking for an easy way to build your own custom Ubuntu distributions?

Ubuntu Builder is a simple tool to build your own distribution. It allows to download, extract, customize in many ways and rebuild your ubuntu images. You can customize i386 and amd64 images

Link: Ubuntu Builder

Free full length movies on Youtube and Vimeo (via Reddit)

Reddit listings of free full length movies on:

Indispensable Firefox Add-ons (2013 List)

My list of indispensable Firefox add-ons that I am currently using:
  • NoScript - Allow active content to run only from sites you trust, and protect yourself against XSS and Clickjacking attacks.

  • HTTPS Everywhere - HTTPS Everywhere is a Firefox and Chrome extension that encrypts your communications with many major websites, making your browsing more secure.

  • Better Privacy - Remove or manage a new and uncommon kind of cookies such as LSOs and Flash cookies

  • GUI:Config - This extension provides a nifty GUI frontend to about:config for making advanced configuration tweaks for your Firefox browser

  • Gmelius - Gmelius is a cross-browser extension that proposes a better and cleaner Gmail inbox.

  • Hola Unblocker - Hola Unblocker is a browser extension that removes region locks and allows you to watch BBC iPlayer, Netflix, Hula, Pandora, and more regardless of where you live. It doesn't require any set up and works right out of the box.

  • Shumway -  Shumway is Mozilla's HTML5 Flash Player that is intended to be a Flash plugin replacement. See also: TechCrunch's report / Shumway's Github Repository

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Monday, April 8, 2013

Youtube HTML 5 Video Player available for beta testing

Youtube is beta testing a HTML5 video version.

To check out the browser compatibility requirements and sign up, visit: http://www.youtube.com/html5

One practical benefit of Youtube's HTML5 video version is the ability to view clips at 1.5x or 2x the speed.