Designing a quick login page may not seem like much. It’s just a form and a submit button after all.
The dialog window is one of the most commonly used elements in a website’s user interface design. It is used for multiple purposes, including displaying notifications, carrying a subscription form, alerting of errors/warnings, and drawing a visitor’s attention to vital pieces of information. When dialog windows are designed effectively and used right, they can ease the user’s task.
For the most part, Flash has always been the standard for showing video on the web (think of YouTube and Vimeo), supported in all browsers with the only exception being the iPhone and most recently, the iPad.
The HTML5 File API allows developers to interact with the local filesystem on the client-side. Using these APIs, developers can build more robust web applications that work seamlessly both online and offline. This tutorial demonstrates the basic usage of these APIs to do common tasks like reading the properties and content of files.