TallTweets uses the HTML2Canvas library to convert text into PNG images. The generated images is converted into base64 (data URI) which is then sent to the server over a HTTP POST request for uploading to twitter.
If you happen to a click a link pointing to the Apple apps store on your desktop, the browser opens a temporary web page with a message saying “Connecting to the Mac App Store..” and then redirects to the actual page.
I am using the Pinterest style grid layout for Podcast Gallery and Zero Dollar Movies. When you hover your mouse over any image thumbnail, it fades with a slow transition and goes back to its original state as soon you move the mouse out.
You can embed a part of YouTube video using the YouTube Player API. The API offers loadVideoById and cueVideoById function both of which allow you to specify a start and end time for the embedded video.