daily links

  • How to make clouds with CSS 3D – Clicktorelease
    This tutorial will try to guide you through the steps to create a 3D-like, billboard-based clouds. There are a few advanced topics, mainly how 3D transformations via CSS properties work.
  • How to Convert a Widget into a Joomla Module | Nettuts+
    This tutorial will cover the process of creating a basic Joomla module from an existing widget. We’re going to take a widget from Mixcloud, learn how to convert it into a Joomla module and, finally, distribute the extension to JED (Joomla Extension Directory).
  • WordPress Custom Meta Boxes Tutorial
    This is the third post in our WordPress CMS Features series. Previously we covered How to Create Custom Post Types and How to Create Custom Taxonomies. The purpose of these tutorials is to help WordPress powered website admins and users to understand how to use WordPress more efficiently as a powerful CMS.
    One feature that any user would like to see in their CMS is the ability to modify the Writing Screens for their website users, authors and contributors. WordPress provides a handful of tools to do that. The simplest is to add Meta Boxes in your Post Edit screen. In today’s post we are going to learn how to create Meta Boxes, store data filled in the meta boxes, and reuse that data in content, templates, themes and website.
  • is-real / wonder-webkit
    A tribute to the awesome wonder-wall by tha.ltd.
    And a demo of WebkitCSSMatrix CSS3 Matrix3D. The wonder-wall effect is inspired by this great example, the Javascript Matrix library used is this, and the book covers are taken from here.

    The interesting stuff is the possibility of manipulate the transformation matrix of any element of the DOM, In this case we get the matrix given only the 4 end points of the element, which is done porting OpenCV’s cvGetPerspectiveTransform function and some trickery, the JavaScript code is here.

  • Flux Slider » Hardware accelerated image transitions using CSS3
    Hardware accelerated image transitions using CSS3.