Web Design News

Fix HTML5 placeholder attribute in IE 8 & 9

Anyone who has encountered the HTML5 placeholder attribute, knows it is a great time saver over trying to manually load a label element into a HTML form input.

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Install LAMP in one command on Ubuntu

I am always forgetting how to do this,which is annoying as it is such a usefull command.

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Core Engineering Site Live

Core Engineering site is now live. Clean and simple site with easy navigation and bespoke forms for enquiries.

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Upgrade to Android Market

Just spotted on the Google Blog that there is an update to Android Market coming out (more info at: http://googlemobile.blogspot.com/2011/07/new-android-market-for-phones-with.html).

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Sapphire MVC Framework 3.0

Just thought I would have a quick play around with the pre-release of of Silverstripe 3.0. Most of all I was interested to see how the de-coupeling of the administration interface and CMS from the Sapphire framework was going.

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SilvaBuilda, the Silverstripe build tool

I love using Silverstripe, its a great CMS and Framework, easy to get into but powerful. But, there has been one thing bugging me for some time now, and that is managing all the different third party modules that you need in order to get your site up and running.

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Extending FullTextSearch for DataObjects

I have been wrestling over the problem of extending the default search functionality in Silverstripe to not only search Page objects, but other DataObjects as well.

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Creating a dynamic image gallery with Silverstripe

I recently felt I needed to add a portfolio of work to this site, nothing fancy, but I decided it would need to use jQuery to provide some sort of slideshow view and so make the best use of screen space.

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You total GIT!

With the announcement that SIlverstripe are moving their core code base from SVN to GIT, I felt it was time for me to stop putting it off and bow to public pressure! So I dutifully installed the latest version and then had no idea what to do!

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How's Silverstripe 3.0 looking?

Anyone who is interested in Silverstripe is interested in what will happen in next iteration. By the sounds of it there are going to be a lot of big changes, but one of the ones I am very interested in is updating the design and layout of the admin area.

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