Have you ever seen a Web page that uses colors that should never have been juxtaposed? It turns out that people simply have a hard time imagining how colors look together unless they can see the combined results. Now you can use this color-picker embedded in an interactive page to help people choose sensible color combinations.
You've probably seen those nifty Web-based calendars that let users navigate through months and years to select a specific date. Unfortunately, most of them aren't terribly appealing. This solution shows you how to build your own customizable calendar that displays a different image for each month.
Although the need to display ever-increasing content is relentless, the screen real-estate available to hold that content increases far less rapidly. One solution is to display rotating lists of items. By rotating the list, you can fit more information into less space, add visual interest to your pages, and still provide a simple and intuitive user experience.
You've seen pick lists in Windows where you select an item from one ListBox and it moves to a second ListBox (or vice versa). This solution shows you how to recreate that interface pattern in a browser.
It seems like everyone uses the folder tab metaphor on their Web pages these days. Find out how you can do it too.