Blur gradient with CSS

The other day I came across a design on Layers that used a blur fade over an image as a backdrop for text in a card. It reminded me of a similar thing I attempted a couple years ago in CSS but wasn’t able to get working. I decided to have another go at it […]

November 30, 2023

Recreating the Apple Watch UI using a hexagonal grid

Building on the hexagonal grid from earlier, I have added a little JavaScript and have created an effect similar to the Apple Watch home screen UI. Below is a video of it in action, I am using IE11 (metro version) on a Surface Pro 2 which I found to be the most performant for this […]

February 28, 2015

Who said Flash websites will need to be re-written?

Steve Jobs did in this blog post entitle ‘thoughs on Flash’. But if you watch the video below (thanks to this blog post by Lee Brimelow) you see that what Steve Jobs is just completely false. Here is what he said: “Flash was designed for PCs using mice, not for touch screens using fingers. For […]

May 12, 2010

Flash running smoothly on Nexus One

Here is a video showing Flash content playing quite nicely on the Google Nexus One mobile phone. The first example demonstrated is great with the 3D interactive animations rendering really smoothly.

May 11, 2010