Parallax Tools and Examples

What Is Parallax Scrolling Parallax Scrolling was originally created for the video game industry as a “special effects” technique to give the audience an illusion of depth by moving the background slower than foreground. This technique has become a trend in web design to help draw the users attention to graphical elements that would normally be…

The Evolution of Bing: The Search Engine Turns Five

In honor of Bing turning five this week, let’s take a peek back in time and view the various changes the search engine’s home page has undergone over the years. If you’re not familiar with Archive.org, otherwise known as the Internet Archive Wayback Machine, it’s a great resource if you’d like to review the different…

The Gift of the GIF: The Popular Image Format Turns 27

On this day in 1987, CompuServe, the first major U.S. commercial online service, released the Graphics Interchange Format standard as a new computer graphics file format. It wasn’t suitable for reproducing color photographs due to it’s limited colors, but it was perfect for simpler images such as logos and graphics with solid areas of color.…