How to display an animation during page loading

Old web site requires sometimes to show a big “Loading…” gif in the front of the page. It is not trivial to do it, especially if you have already plenty of jQuery forms developed, with complex form submission, and half the site in an ajax form. A small solution of this problem is to use …

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Explorer Canvas

Volete utilizzare il tag canvas di html5 anche su IE6 ed IE8? Google ha la soluzione… Modern browsers like Firefox, Safari, Chrome and Opera support the HTML5 canvas tag to allow 2D command-based drawing. ExplorerCanvas brings the same functionality to Internet Explorer. To use, web developers only need to include a single script tag in …

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Perché sono tornato indietro da iOS4

Non amo lamentarmi. Non mi piace lamentarmi su Gioorgi.com: lo fa apparire un sito asfittico e limitato, invece che una raccolta articolata di idee ed opinioni. Ma la pessima realizzazione di iOS4 grida vendetta!

Web2Py Absolute trouble Shooter

Do you want develop web applications in a fast, prototype based way using Python? Follow us and learn how to use web2py…. Step 1: Python 2.6 proper setup On Linux be sure to install sqlite development library; the following command will help on RedHat:

for the yum variant see here http://stackoverflow.com/questions/233320/cannot-import-sqlite-with-python-2-6 Install python 2.6, this …

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Django is going 1.2

Django Project, a powerful and clean Python Web Framework, is going to relase 1.2 as  the next milestone at the beginning of March. For the meanwhile, you can grab the Beta2: As part of the Django 1.2 release process, tonight we’ve released Django 1.2 beta 1, a preview/testing package that gives a little taste of …

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Web Testing Tools

Testing is important. Testing web interfaces is difficult, and often your consultant company prefer to suggest you a manual-based testing. But is it so difficult to do automatic web testing using open source software? Let’s give a look to two nice web testing software Warning: this article is still in progress: it has been published …

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Changing orientation via a stylesheet

This magic CSS code is able to change the orientation of the printed page:

For more information, take a look to the CSS Print Profile specification I thinked it was not possible to define printing orientation via a simple CSS! A very nice discovery indeed…