Parallax on the web

Parallax on the web

Those who enjoy surfing the internet and admire the beauty in websites have almost definitely noticed the introduction of a new design concept: the parallax. The parallax itself is a technique that explores component independent movement, creating astonishing 3D visual effects in the page. This effect relies heavily on the scrolling event, where each component can move at different velocities - during the scrolling - in order to grab users’ attention and direct it to a certain area/information. But what types of parallaxes exist? Why and where should we use them? These are a few questions we'll try to answer in this article.

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Responsive Web Design and Mobile First: 5 basic techniques

About a year and a half after reaching 1 billion active users, Facebook hit another milestone: over 1 billion active mobile users. Mashable, one of the biggest sources of content about social media, internet news, and digital innovation, published a survey stating that 17.4% of all web traffic comes from mobile devices. This survey was published in 2013, since which time the percentage has steadily crept upward yearly.

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Centering Content with CSS

A few minutes surfing on the internet is already enough for us to see how common it is to have centered elements in a web page layout. But how to do it? How to have elements perfectly centered in the web page? This article aims to explore a few CSS alternatives on how we can get the job done. First we are going to talk about horizontal alignment, and then we’ll explore vertical alignment.

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