An Introduction To The HTML5 History API

History is always interesting, isn't it? In older versions of HTML, we had limited control over browser history. We could go back and forth using the available methods, but that was it. With the HTML5 History API, we have more control on playing with the browser history. For example, we have a way to add an entry in the history, or change the URL in the address bar without refreshing the page.

Building a Website With Progressive Enhancement

When building a website, you have a few ways to approach doing so. You can start by creating the most advanced version of the site with all of the scripts, styles, and so on, and then have it render in older browsers via graceful degradation, you may opt to ignore older browsers, or you can start with a basic page and add scripts and styles such that it becomes more functional via progressive enhancement.

Replace Server Behaviors with DMXzone Extensions

Client-side development is becoming more and more popular, as a client-side developer who is responsible for the markup, you want to have full control over your templates. Although some applications might work well by letting the server generate all the HTML necessary, many applications can be enhanced by integrating client-side data binding that dynamically converts JSON data returned from the server into HTML. In this article we'll show you the huge difference between Dreamweaver Server Behaviors and the technologies that DMXzone Data Connector PHP/ASP and DMXzone Security Provider PHP/ASP use.

Essential Visual Feedback Tools For Web Designers

The creative process takes a lot of time, and web designers know it. When you factor in feedback from clients, the process takes even longer: numerous emails, revision notes, chats and meetings - that’s what it normally takes to find out precisely what the client wants. Fortunately, today’s web provides various solutions to optimize the communication process.

iOS 8: Integrating Touch ID

In September 2013, Apple unveiled the latest iPhone with a range of hardware improvements. The most innovative feature of iPhone 5s was a thin metal band surrounding the home button, a fingerprint sensor called Touch ID. Developers clambered to know about the API. A year on and iOS 8 introduces a new framework giving developers the ability to use the fingerprint sensor.

Options for SSL in WordPress

With the ever increasing focus on web security, SSL certificates have started to become common practice when setting up websites. This article will show you how to implement SSL into your WordPress website but won't go into details of how to buy and set up certificates with your web host, as this changes from provider to provider. That said, most web hosts sell and install web hosts for the clients for a relatively small fee. To make any of the changes described in this article you will need to already have an SSL certificate configured on your web server.

Installing and Using PHPMyAdmin for Web Development

PHPMyAdmin (PMA) is an excellent free, open source web-based database client which can be used to interact more easily with MySQL and application databases. Jeff Reifman will describe how to install it, secure it and some common scenarios with which it can assist you in database administration.

DMXzone Google Maps 2 Manual

In this article you'll find useful tutorial that will help you when using DMXzone Google Maps 2. We covered basics like how to insert it on a page, using control behaviors, how to use HTML5 Data Bindings as data source for your maps and more. All tutorials are also available in video format.

HTML5 Geo Location Manual

In this article you'll find the necessary information you'll need in order to learn how to work with HTML5 Geo Location extension.It features basic as well as advanced tutorials, also available in video format. We covered everything from enabling HTML5 Geo Location on a page to using HTML5 Geo Location behaviors and displaying visitors location information. If you still need any help with the extension, please contact us via Live support or the extension forums.

HTML5 Data Bindings Browser Properties Manual

In this article you'll find all the needed information in order to be able to work with the HTML5 Data Bindings Browser Properties extension. It features tutorials on how to access the browser properties on your page, serve retina optimized images to retina devices, changing the content depending on the device orientation and also how to show/hide specific elements on your page. The tutorials are also available in video format.

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