Measuring in CSS is Cool

Measuring in CSS is Cool I’ve been on this CSS kick for the past while, and I had forgotten how much CSS can do now. More specifically how things have changed when it comes to measuring height and width. If you’re a CSS expert, this post probably isn’t for you. But for those of you … Continued

Using text-overflow:ellipsis with Inline Flex

Dave Paquette, a fellow Western Dev, hit a strange CSS snag the other day. He wanted to use the text-overflow: ellipsis on a flexbox item that displayed text, where the ellipsis would show up if the text was too long. It didn’t work as expected, but after some digging, a solution was discovered. This post … Continued

Build your next great game for Windows 8

Even if learning how to build Windows 8 application, if you are a Web Developer, is not a hard task, we still believe that starter kits (or templates) are one of the way to go to learn how to do it. One of the things I like to do on my Windows 8 device is … Continued

Build a Windows 8 application for your WordPress site – limited offer

A couple of weeks ago, we announced MetroPress, a Windows 8 template to create an HTML5, CSS3, and JavaScript application related to self-hosted WordPress site that our friends at IdeaNotion created. I have much good news for you about this! MetroPress v2 – Now IdeaPress The guys at IdeaNotion worked hard to deliver a second … Continued

Ottawa Open Data App Contest: 38 000$ in prizes

You are not in Ottawa? WAIT, stay with me for a minute! For the second year, the city of Ottawa is doing a contest for app builder around Open Data! This year, I’m happy to let you know that they open up the contest to all Canadian, so whenever you are, you can participate. Apps4Ottawa … Continued

Register for the Toronto communities workshop on April 6th

On April 6th, Make Web Not War is planning their second Windows 8 workshop alongside some of your favorite Toronto user groups: DevTO, HTML5 Toronto, and JavaScript Toronto. This one will focus on highlighting applications and games built using javascript and web technologies.   There will be a couple of excellent speakers coming in from … Continued