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The Best jQuery Sliders

Posted on Jun 25, 2012 in Programming, Tech

The Best jQuery Sliders

I work with jQuery UI quite often and you’d have to agree that sliders have become an integral part of web design. For it’s fast response, jQuery sliders are the most chosen ones. That coupled with CSS3 and transition effects is what makes them such a great visual tool. The following aren’t in any particular order. I will however, explain how I used them and what’s unique about them. before you choose a slider, I think it’s very important to understand your or your clients requirements. Go through galleries and other websites for inspiration. Once you have every positional and hover element defined, choose a slider that’s appropriate for you. There no...

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FFMPEG and CentOS

Posted on Mar 6, 2012 in Programming, Tech

FFMPEG and CentOS

  A time may come when you need to ‘code’ video conversions or maybe you’ve just fallen in love with Terminal. Either way, this post should guide you through the installation, setup and usage of ffmpeg and libx264 in CentOS. I was working on a project where I had to create videos from image sequences. I decided to use H.264/AVC as I wanted the app to be cross browser compliant. Get FFmpeg, x264, WebM I chose not to yum install since I wanted the latest versions. You can get ffmpeg  here. tar.gz for ffmpeg 0.10 – download. FFmpeg can encode/decode almost all formats with the built-in libraries. However, external libraries do need to be installed...

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