How to Rotate an Element with jQuery and CSS When Scrolling a Page

In this post I will show you how to rotate an element with jQuery and CSS when scrolling the page. Many websites now use this for some subtle differentiation from fully static sites. It catches the eyes of the visitor to something important without using bold colors.

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Upload and Crop Images in ASP.NET MVC 5 using jQuery

Many clients want to have a user profiles on their websites. Of course, the most important item after having a username is an avatar. So, uploading an image to the website, allowing the user to crop it to size, and use it as avatar is common. Not so common is the way developers do it.

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Get Client’s Browser Geolocation

A simple task of getting the client’s browser geolocation is not that simple if you need to search and filter through all the code that exists on the web, especially if you consider HTML5 and all different browsers. What I will show you here is the simplest way of doing it, using JavaScript, the new HTML5 functionality, and some tricks to recognize if the browser has the capability as well as if the user allows you to get her coordinates.

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Share a Mouse and a Keyboard Between Two Computers

Just stumbled upon a great tool I want to share with you. I am always having many screens on my desk and lately I work on 2-3 computers at the same time. What I hate(d) the most was to look for which mouse to grab for the computer I wanted to work on. For us – computer geeks – it is common and frustrating, right? That is no more. I saw a year ago a prototype of sharing a mouse and a keyboard between several Windows 8 devices. I wanted that but today I found that you can share a single mouse and keyboard between many computers.

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FTP Access to Azure Websites

If you are one of the people that is evaluating Azure websites, I bet you were wondering if and how to get FTP access to the website. After I struggled searching for help online, I thought I can share it with you. Once you do it, you will see it was intuitive, but before that, it is a bit complicated.

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