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thebeebs

Also known as Martin Beeby, I am a web developer and work for Microsoft as a developer evangelist

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  • Blog Post: Creating a picture gallery with HTML5 canvas

      Displaying pictures in a gallery is something that so easy to do with one of the many jQuery Plugins, but what if you want to use the HTML5 canvas tag? Capital FM recently created a HTML5 showcase page called Be A Star and at the bottom they show off a rather fancy image gallery. The gallery uses...
  • Blog Post: Umbraco Basics - Learning from the Master Part 2

    Earlier in the week I wrote about the great talk given by Niels Hartvig (the founder of Umbraco) at TechEd. As always you can watch the full talk here but below are my highlights of the 2nd part.   Using parameters and macros If you have a reusable control you probably will want to pass parameters...
  • Blog Post: Using Modernizr to support the Scale CSS3 2d transform in older versions of IE

    As of Platform preview 6, IE9 has support for CSS3 2d transforms. The final version of IE9 will support CSS3 2d transforms. However, the IE9 beta doesn’t support CSS3 2d Transforms. In the following demo I'll show you how to support the scale feature of CSS3 2d transforms using feature detection...
  • Blog Post: How to create a jQuery rollover like the one on Dribbble.com

    I took a look at http://dribbble.com/ last night and noticed a simple yet effective treatment that they put on their pictures. If you scroll the mouse over them you get a subtle overlay fade in over the image to give you more information.   Click here for a demo   Step 1 First we need to add...
  • Blog Post: jQuery 1.4.4 Released with new fadeToggle feature

    Last week jQuery 1.4.4 was released and I'm glad to tell you that the Microsoft CDN version of jQuery is now available at: http://ajax.microsoft.com/ajax/jquery/jquery-1.4.4.min.js   JQuery also host their own CDN at http://code.jquery.com/jquery-1.4.4.min.js At the point of writing Google haven...
  • Blog Post: How to Create an Awesome Scrolling Navigation using jQuery

    I was looking over the .net award nominees this week and stumbled across the flipboard.com website. I loved the scrolling navigation so much I just had to open up visual studio and try and recreate it myself. Demo View Demo The main thing flipboard do differently is to have the logo and logo background...
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