Three Kick-Ass Web Developer Tutorials

Aug 26
2010

Sometimes to get your development juices flowing you just need a meaty project or an in-depth tutorial that you can sink your teeth into and lose yourself for a few hours in coding bliss. And that’s what we have for you today, three tutorials that will satisfy your code craving! They are not only roll-up-your-sleeves and put-on-a-pot-of-coffee good but they will also introduce you to some of the latest CSS3, HTML5 and jQuery techniques.

A jQuery, CSS3 & HTML5 Hover-Based Interface

A jQuery, CSS3 & HTML5 Hover-Based Interface

In this awesome tutorial you will learn how to create a useful hover-based user interface using jQuery, CSS3, HTML5 and @font-face. The project you’ll be creating could easily be used for a portfolio or business site and the concepts you’ll learn could certainly be used to expand the idea further.
A jQuery, CSS3 & HTML5 Hover-Based Interface

Dynamic FAQ Section w/ jQuery, YQL & Google Docs

Dynamic FAQ Section w/ jQuery, YQL & Google Docs

In this tutorial, you will build a dynamic FAQ section. The script, with the help of jQuery & YQL, will pull the contents of a shared spreadsheet in your Google Docs account, and use the data to populate the FAQ section with questions and answers.
Dynamic FAQ Section w/ jQuery, YQL & Google Docs

How to easily create charts using jQuery and HTML5

How to easily create charts using jQuery and HTML5

For years, Flash was the only solution to display a dynamic chart on a website. But thanks to modern techniques, the dying Flash isn't needed anymore. In this tutorial,you'll be shown how easy it is to transform a basic HTML table into a profesionnal looking chart using visualize.js, a very useful jQuery plugin.
How to easily create charts using jQuery and HTML5

By Paul Andrew (Speckyboyand speckyboy@twitter).