Tag: html 5

What keyboard does an HTML input bring up?

I was having trouble figuring out what input type brings up what keyboard on the iPhone and iPad.  Turns out the number type doesn’t bring up the numeric pad.  Only “tel” does. This is a great article on what input

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HTML 5 Flash Fallback Video Player w/ RTMP

There are a ton of video player that use HTML5 with flash fallback.  A few years ago I found one named JW Player.  This was a great player that was fully featured.  Keyword being “was”.  I was developing a website that

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jPlayer doesn’t play in IE9

Problem Using jPlayer to play video works fine in Chrome and Firefox and the iPhone, but does not play in Internet Explorer 9 (IE9).  In IE9 it just shows a black screen and goes back to the first frame.  

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Gray / Grey Scale images

It is now easier than ever to make an image greyscale in CSS. [prettify class=”xml”] <svg xmlns=”http://www.w3.org/2000/svg”> <filter id=”grayscale”> <feColorMatrix type=”matrix” values=”0.3333 0.3333 0.3333 0 0 0.3333 0.3333 0.3333 0 0 0.3333 0.3333 0.3333 0 0 0 0 0 1

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Problem Using your own fonts with HTML 5 can be great, but different browsers require different font formats.  I only had the TTF  (True Type Font) file, but I also needed the otf, .eot, .woff and .svg files to be compatible

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IE Takes Time

IE has officially forced me to spend 50% more time to complete a project.  Bugs, workarounds, special IE filters, all contributed to the time.  The last 3 or 4 projects, I tracked my hours spent on IE.  Maybe Microsoft secretly

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Chain from Cloth Experiment

I needed to make a chain that was free flowing and looked like a real dangling chain.  I remembered Andrew Hoyer’s super cool Cloth Experiment and wanted to adapt it.  It turned out pretty good.  I first limited the points

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