Overlapping 2D and 3D Elements in Mobile Safari

This may seem like an arcane subject, but if you are using 3D transforms in CSS, understanding it could save you some headaches. In our case, we were working on a client site with the following heading: The heading was marked up as an h3, and “RETIRED” was wrapped in a span with a flip… Read more »

Introducing Chris Alexander

We welcome Chris Alexander to the CodeGeek.net team. Chris joined us in September and works from our office at The Hive in downtown Fort Collins. Chris is an experienced programmer specializing in PHP as well as several other languages. Chris works on several large CodeGeek.net projects including creating a custom web application for Colorado State… Read more »

YouTube Audio and Video Out of Sync – (Window) Size Matters

A common request came from one of our clients the other day: “I want to include some YouTube videos on my website. Can you do that for me?” No problem! We’ll simply get your videos uploaded, find the handy “Embed” code YouTube automatically generates and put it right where you want on your webpages. The… Read more »

Develop and test websites for multiple devices using new Firefox tools

In a recent Firefox Nightly release, Firefox has added a “Responsive Mode” to their built-in web developer tools. The new Responsive Mode tool creates a window inside of your web browser that can be dragged to test your responsive website at different viewport dimensions, includes presets for common device dimensions in a drop-down menu, and… Read more »

Customer Case Studies – JustTrails.com

Have you ever tried searching for hiking trails, mountain biking trails, or snow shoeing trails online? We just finished building and launching a brand new website for client Al Walsh that makes it much easier to find trails in the Fort Collins – Laramie – Cheyenne area: JustTrails.com. Al came to us in December describing… Read more »

Mobile Debugging with Opera Dragonfly

It’s no secret that mobile websites are the new big thing in web development. And while the number of devices that support a decent mobile browser have been rapidly increasing for some time, the development tools for us to build and test these sites are just emerging. Unfortunately, there’s no way on a mobile device… Read more »

Ignite Fort Collins 11

Thursday May 17, 2012 6:00 pm Location: The Lincoln Center, 417 West Magnolia, Fort Collins, CO 80521 More info & tickets: ignitefortcollins.com Ron Zasadzinski of CodeGeek.net is one of the co-founders and organizers of this community-connecting event hosted quarterly in Fort Collins and attended by over 200 people each time. Check it out and attend… Read more »

Talk: Time to Go Mobile: Tips for Creating a Mobile Web Strategy

Wednesday May 9, 2012 2:15 pm Location: Keystone Conference Center, Keystone Colorado Part of the LeadingAge 2012 Conference, Ron’s presentation will inform attendees why the mobile web is so important, how to create a mobile web strategy for their business, specific factors to consider, and specific tips for the health care industry, especially as it… Read more »

Responsive Web Design – Off Canvas Layout Demo

In a recent blog post I mentioned the “Off Canvas” design pattern described by Luke Wroblewski as one of the emerging layout patterns in websites designed using Responsive Web Design. Jason Weaver has created an excellent demo of the “off canvas” technique utilizing three side-by-side panels of content. On the smallest devices like iPhones and… Read more »