How to create a reverse slideDown-slideUp jQuery animation

published on July 6, 2013 in Tips and Tricksno comments
For those who love the slideDown and slideUp animation effect and would like to know how to create the reverse of this effect, here is a nice trick to simulate it. SlideDown will be the effect that makes the object disappear, while SlideUp will be the effect that makes the object re-appear. I called this effect blink, because it reminds me the blinking of an eye (demo links at the bottom). If you try to use simply jQuery animate function, the result is to obtain an object that effectively slide down until is completely gone out of the view; but it displays in a different way from the usual... read more »

A Simple and Professional Doctor Website

published on October 8, 2012 in My Projectsno comments
A Simple and Professional Doctor Website A doctor has usually a live contact with his patients and building a website for a doctor with this in mind is a nice challenge. So the idea came to give the biggest space in the Home Page to a reassuring picture of the doctor, a picture that looks saying  “I am here to help you, don’t worry!”, a picture that gives you a feeling of familiarity and professionalism at the same time. ... read more »
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The Art of Freedom and Joy

published on October 8, 2012 in My Projectsno comments
The Art of Freedom and Joy The Art of Freedom and Joy is a website that was born for promoting the artworks of two artists in the Web. Art is the product of the high inspiration of our soul and is capable to transmit the best of our depths and values. But more than this is capable to give us Joy and Freedom, the priceless Freedom of our Spirit. This is the message behind the work of these great artists. You cannot become rich with art, if art is not intended for money business. The value of art goes beyond our understanding, the vision of materialized beauty conveys us wonderful feelings. Of course, the quality of the... read more »
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How to change the WordPress upload directory

published on September 13, 2012 in Tips and Tricksno comments
How to change the Wordpress upload directory Have you ever wondered if it is possible to change the place where your media files are stored? Well, there is a way and it is very simple. Just go into the admin panel yoursitename.com/wp-admin. Then go Settings->Media.  As you have opened the page, scroll down to Uploading Files. Everything happens there! ... read more »
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My name is Khan

published on August 22, 2012 in Articlesno comments
My name is Khan A movie is not just a story, it is a combination of pictures, of emotions, of sounds and music, it is an atmosphere that crosses the boundaries of the screen to pervade the audience. This movie is perfectly combining all these elements and is masterly handling a delicate subject as that of racial intolerance and social hatred. The question rises spontaneously: How is possible that a thing like religion that is supposed to unite the human beings with God is capable to create hatred and divisions among the people? This is a question that probably many of you have asked to yourselves at least... read more »
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Quick delicious pasta for busy designers

published on August 19, 2012 in Tips and Tricksno comments
Quick delicious pasta for busy designers There are some moments when deadlines are so tight that do not grant us a break for a snack, surely unimaginable for a meal. So let’s see how to prepare a delicious and quick dish with spaghetti and an incredibly easy sauce. Ingredients: Spaghetti (in the picture you can see spelt pasta, but you can use common wheat pasta) Olive Oil (possibly Extra vergine) Parmesan Lemon Salt Preparation: Put some water in a pot and add some salt (quantity depending on the quantity of water). When the water boil, add the spaghetti and let them cook as long as indicated on the wrapper (usually around 10... read more »
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