Put Your Large Pictures in Web Pages without Resizing Them, use Google Maps

With digital image sizes growing faster than screen space, it’s hard to put any kind of picture on the web without resizing it. There’s a great trick to use the Google Maps interface and a free “image cutter” to make zooming and panning across huge images easy. Put Your Large Pictures in Web Pages without …

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Who needs Flash? Having fun with Canvas and SVG

Ever since the dawn of the web, the lack of a symbolic graphics format has been a glaring omission. I’ve never been very comfortable with the only option being to step outside the browser and use a plugin such as Flash, Silverlight, or a Java applet. Now, eventually, it seems that support for, adoption of, …

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