How to create a custom user interface

Custom UI controls are notoriously difficult to implement and can behave inconsistently on different devices. Executing custom designs requires pretty intimate knowledge of layout and positioning with CSS, browser support and a strong grasp of JavaScript.

Wrapping all this up in an edgy user interface can be tiresome, tedious and taxing. In this article, I will demonstrate a UI approach for an interactive web documentary, establish a 'DIY' code ethic for this UI, and hopefully demonstrate how JS, CSS and HTML can be combined to create an original interface.

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