David J McClelland

Experiences at the Intersection of Programming & Design

Using CSS to Create Custom Scrollbar Thumb

When creating an HTML5 web app that supports dynamic rebranding, UI elements need to be recolored from a stylesheet. Using a linked or embedded graphic or .svg will not provide the highest level of instant customization.

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  • Custom jQuery Browser Scrollbar

    mCSB_hScrollbarSite
    Why would anyone use Webkit-only custom scrollbars when there are perfectly good ones that work on all browsers?

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  • Webkit Browser Scrollbars


    Do Webkit-specific scrollbars play nice with Firefox and IE?

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  • Rundown of Services to populate a Kendo Control with data.

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  • A rundown of non-service methods to put data in a Kendo Control

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  • Getting Started with KendoUI


    I tend to get lost easily when working with frameworks that are trying to make development simple. Because it isn’t.

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  • Google Analytics from LocalHost


    Integrate your website project with Google Analytics from the convenient, secure localhost server on your dev box.

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  • OMG, Your Fridge Has The Cutest Profile Pic Ever!

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  • Developing on Macintosh

    I recently started a new job and was offered the choice of PC or Mac to develop on. In fact, it was between a PC laptop and desktop (both I7 quad cores) or a single MacBook Pro.

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  • Developing for iOS using Flex 4.6

    iOS-AIR
    Compared to authoring to Android, publishing to an iOS device from a PC is a pain. It beats spending over 1K for an Mac Mini just for that purpose. And hats off to Adobe for finding a way to make it possible.

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