Chris Coyier
Chris Coyier is web designer and developer from Madison, WI currently residing in Portland, OR. He enjoys old time banjo music, photography, and bringing ideas to live with XHTML, CSS, and jQuery.
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    Creating an Incredible jQuery CalculatorCode
    Sure is nice to have a letter opener right next to your mail basket, a shoehorn next to your loafers, and a flashlight by your nightstand. Likewise, it's nice to have a calculator handy when you need to perform some math. This tutorial and download shows you how to put one right on any website.Read More…
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    Building a Custom Lifestream Website with SweetcronSweetcron 200x200
    Sweetcron is "The Automated Lifestream Blog Software". It is still in public beta, but is already a very nice blog software package. The beauty of Sweetcron is that new posts are created automatically from your activity elsewhere on the web. New photos on Flickr? Tweets on Twitter? Thumbs up on StumbleUpon? Blog posts on Tumblr? Add them all to your Sweetcron-powered site and they will appear on your site in minutes.Read More…
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    Building a Better Blogroll: Dynamic Fun with SimplePie and jQuery200x200
    A traditional blogroll is a simple list of other sites, often in the sidebar, that are related, owned by, or otherwise friendly to the home site. Blogrolls are a great idea and on-point with the spirit of blogging, but how is a casual reader to know if any of these sites are truly of interest? Let's improve upon the concept of a blogroll by not just listing sites, but dynamically pulling recent headlines from them, and using some fun jQuery animation.Read More…