All posts by Alex Osmichenko

About Alex Osmichenko

I am WordPress developer at BoyleSoftware and sometimes I am posting about fantastic Front-end tools you would love to work with!

Microsoft & Linux – seriously??

Microsoft and Linux logosMicrosoft has been a big contributor to Linux over the past several years, primarily focusing on improving support for its Hyper-V hypervisor. Jim Zemlin, executive director of the Linux Foundation, said that in becoming a member, “Microsoft is better able to collaborate with the open source community to deliver transformative mobile and cloud experiences to more people.” [Source]

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Fixing static headers for mobile

CSS3 + JavaScriptA few days ago we had to add some new functionality to a client’s production sites related to static header behavior on mobile devices. The header, which includes a top-banner ad, needs to always be visible at the top of the page – static-positioned with the page scrolling beneath. The problem was that when a mobile user started scrolling down the header would hide from the screen. Also, when the user scrolled up the header slid down from the top – without the top-banner ad – and disappeared again once the user started scrolling down. Fixing this ought to be a simple task, but it requires some time and tricks to get the best performance and make your code short, clean, and efficient. After a few tries, I found that this functionality can be accomplished in two ways:

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