As a phenomenon, parallax occurs when an object undergoes an apparent change in position relative to the distance of observation. Used on a digital screen, parallax depends on the movement of the screen by scrolling or swiping, rather than movement of the observer, in this case, the user.
You may have encountered parallax lately if you are an iPhone user; it accounts for the floating app icon effect on the most recent operating system, iOs 7.
Over the past few months, The Jibe had the opportunity to have a hand in sponsoring and organizing this year’s Pacific-Northwest Drupal Summit. The sold out conference brought another year of great sessions with inspiring and talented speakers as well as a chance to connect with some of our fellow Drupaleers.
On August 1, Google launched an API to access Real Time Analytics. The API allows one to programmatically retrieve the number of visitors interacting with a page at a given time through a series of dimensions (eg: a breakdown of a given set of metrics across common criteria) such as traffic sources, platform and device, geo information, page and app tracking.