What is it with video services and their play buttons? Both youtube and vimeo fiercely protect the desire to place a big glowing play button in the center of your videos. Vimeo “experimentally” has added a method of hiding the play button as part of an initiative to allow “background” videos, as posted here, by simply using this in the embed code:
where the button is disabled with the “background=1” url parameter.
But strangely this method also involves automatically playing your video,...read more
I recently had to figure out how to launch a chrome app on system startup for a museum exhibit I was creating, and couldn’t figure out how to auto-launch the app on startup. In a Mac, you’d normally just go to system preferences, choose the user account, and choose the app (in this case, from /Users/Applications/Chrome Apps/). But that didn’t work for me. Luckily it wasn’t too hard to figure out for Windows or PC.
Chrome Apps aren’t actually stand alone apps, they just launch chrome with...read more
I’ve been running into this issue for years and finally found an easy hack to fix it. The probem:
But for some reason, it does not animate - it goes right to its visible state without the animated fade. Why? Not sure. How...read more