Calgary Web DesignCoding TechniquesWeb Design
April 16, 2012

CSS Selectors – Calgary Web Design Tips

Cascading Style Sheets (better known as CSS) is the element behind every website which gives it style and design. Through CSS you are able to set anything from font size and style, to animating the direction and speed a page or menu item loads on the page. Paired with HTML5 we are now seeing some amazing ways to go about…
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Calgary Software DevelopmentCoding Techniques
March 9, 2012

Microsoft Visual Studio 11: Sneak Peak

Here at Amortech we are constantly monitoring updates on all the development applications we use, so we are able to provide our clients with leading edge products. Microsoft Visual Studio is a major tool we keep in the arsenal, as it provides us with a clean interface backed by a well-designed debugger and code editor. Through Visual Studio we are…
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Calgary Web DesignCoding Techniques
August 12, 2011

17 HTML5 Tips and Techniques

  The HTML5 revolution is moving fast and more and more browsers are taking full advantage of the great new features. We finally at a time where us developers can safely make the switch so here are some of the basic but powerful new features that HTML5 has to offer and tips and techniques to help along the way. 1.…
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Coding TechniquesWeb Design
August 4, 2011

Visual Studio 2010 (VS2010) – jQuery Intellisense

Here is a great tip for any Visual Studio fans out there if you want to get intellisense working for jQuery. You can simply drag-n-drop the jQuery library for your Solution Explorer to the opened .js file. Be sure you place it at the VERY beginning of the file - even before your comments or headers. You intellisense should work…
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Coding TechniquesWeb Design
July 27, 2011

Handy JavaScript Shorthand Techniques

Here some great shorthand techniques that are valuable for any Javascript based developer. These will save both time and space - keeping your code clean and whitespace to a minimum. 1. Shorthand - Null, Undefined, "" Checks A common scenerio for developers is to check if the variable you are referencing is null or undefined. Longhand: if (variable1 !== null…
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