Tag Archives: mobile

Defend yourself from unsolicited mobile subscriptions charges with SMS (text) barring

If you talk with the call center¬†of any Italian mobile carrier¬†to have explanations they will¬†tell you that it’s your fault, that you didn’t¬†paid attention while browsing and you definitely tapped¬†recklessly on some clearly visible banner. It’s false. It’s been some¬†years, in my case from 2014 with H3G better known as Three Italy, that the illegal … Continue reading Defend yourself from unsolicited mobile subscriptions charges with SMS (text) barring

UX for fat fingers, increasing checkbox tappable area

Checkboxes are a fundamental element for web form, they are often needed to allow users to¬†manifest their agreement to terms & conditions of services, making them a mandatory element to allow a registration or a purchase. The¬†HTML¬†¬†element belongs to the¬†¬†family and it has the advantage/disadvantage¬†of being styled and managed differently based on the operative system … Continue reading UX for fat fingers, increasing checkbox tappable area

Why WordPress mobile UX is Psyco approved

Anno domini 2014, pocket devices have reached the power level of common personal computers if not superior, but low cost¬†airline companies use the¬†atomic mass as¬†unit of measure ¬†to check the weight of the hand luggage, which means I have to make a choice: the clothes necessary to survive the cold of Sweden (yes, in August) … Continue reading Why WordPress mobile UX is Psyco approved

The Next Challenge of the Web is Us

ForwardJS keynotes of Christian Heilmann¬†(@codepo8)¬†addressing the growing complexity of frontend development technologies and how important it is that we keep the initial barrier low to make the web accessible to new developers and publishers as well. Many new IT users land directly on smartphone with they’re closed apps environments, how can we bring the web to these new users?

CSS table, basic structure for a typical mobile app layout

Many years were needed for developers to abandon tables as a mean to construct web pages layouts and switch to more semantically meaningful elements combined with CSS, but the bad side-effect of the awareness campaign¬†for building flexible layouts with style sheets was the complete demonization¬†of HTML tables and the CSS properties that allow to access … Continue reading CSS table, basic structure for a typical mobile app layout

Apply CSS styles based on device orientation

When developing web-apps for mobile a need that we encounter sooner or later is to supply specific styles to certain elements when the device rotates either in portrait or landscape mode. Being a CSS need the first method we will likely find while googling the subject is a CSS approach which uses the famous media … Continue reading Apply CSS styles based on device orientation