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How to Prevent Safari Zooming

http://appcropolis.com/blog/howto/prevent-safari-zooming/ You want to prevent Safari Mobile from zooming every time that you double tap on the screen. The iPhone zoom is a great feature that allows user to enlarge the page content when the user double taps on the screen. If you are building a ... Category: How-To

Using HTML5 Canvas to capture frames from a video

http://appcropolis.com/blog/web-technology/using-html5-canvas-to-capture-frames-from-a-video/ HTML5 has some interesting capability that allows extracting individual frames from a video source and draw it on a canvas element. The following example quickly shows how to capture a frame from a video and attach it to the DOM as an ... Category: Web Technology

Running iPhone Webapps From the Home Screen Only

http://appcropolis.com/blog/howto/running-iphone-webapps-from-the-home-screen-only/ Webapps are essentially applications that run from a web browser and are typically served from a controlled environment. We are all familiar with GMail, Google Maps, Pandora, and other great examples of web applications. In the context ... Category: How-To

Implementing doubletap on iPhones and iPads

http://appcropolis.com/blog/howto/implementing-doubletap-on-iphones-and-ipads/ When the iPhone first arrived, one of the coolest things that Apple did was to have Mobile Safari display a miniature view of an entire web site, allowing users to double tap and zoom into the portions of the site that they wanted to ... Category: How-To

jQuery wrapper for iScroll

http://appcropolis.com/blog/web-technology/jquery-wrapper-for-iscroll/ Matteo Spinelli did a terrific job writing a Javascript library that allows scrolling the content of a DIV element on iPhone and Android web browsers. The library is well documented in his site http://cubiq.org/iscroll. I don't think ... Category: Web Technology