Colin Robinson

Just another guy on the internet


Quick CSS3 Fade Effect

Very simple fade effect for images that uses only CSS. .box_transition { -webkit-transition: all 0.3s ease-out; /* Saf3.2+, Chrome */ -moz-transition: all 0.3s ease-out; /* FF4+ */ -ms-transition: all 0.3s ease-out; /* IE10? */ -o-transition: all 0.3s ease-out; /* Opera 10.5+ */ transition: all 0.3s ease-out; } Demo

LESS: The dynamic stylesheet language

Wow, just wow. Imagine if you could use variables in CSS… now you can. Here is the LESS website. The proposed method of using LESS is to write a style.less file and then include less.js which uses javascript to render your stylesheet dynamically. I really don’t like the idea of having to load an extra […]

Unable to access phpMyAdmin

Quick entry today. I installed a LAMP on Ubuntu and when I accessed http://localhost/ on my browser it said “It Works” but when I tried to access http://localhost/phpMyAdmin/ I got a 404. The fix was simple, for some reason the phpMyAdmin config file wasn’t being loaded so I did a sudo nano /etc/apache2/apache2.conf then went […]


How to install Eclipse 3.7 on Ubuntu 11.04

The Eclipse packages in Ubuntu are are very out of date. The latest version in the Ubuntu repos is 3.5.2 where as the latest version of Eclipse is 3.7. I’m posting this because Ubuntu 11.04 uses the new Unity desktop which uses overlay-scrollbars (scrolls bars that are hidden until you hover over them). For some […]

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IE7… time to say goodbye

WordPress 3.2 was released July 4th 2011 and officially marked the end of WordPress support for IE6. Hooray! Now the crosshairs have landed on IE7 with WP 3.3 looking to cut support for Internet Explorer 7. To put things in perspective, IE6 was released when I was 11… and we’re finally starting to drop support for it. Luckily we’ve been upgrading the […]

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