Archive for December, 2013

Tuesday, December 31st, 2013

Flexbox

With so many different devices being used now to access the internet, you can’t rely on your visitors having any given viewport size available to view the page. Flexbox is a new way of breaking up your page content into a series of blocks of content that will rearrange themselves to fit the appropriate viewport […]

Friday, December 27th, 2013

HTML5 Foundations (Treehouse Book Series)

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Friday, December 20th, 2013

HTML5 and CSS: Complete (Shelly Cashman Series)

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Friday, December 20th, 2013

Computer Crash

My computer crashed yesterday. When I tried to boot it up again it couldn’t see any of the SATA drives. I could boot from a dvd in the drive commected via IDE but that didn’t allow me access to either the other dvd drive or the hard drives. When I tried again later the SATA […]

Friday, December 13th, 2013

Learn HTML5

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Thursday, December 12th, 2013

setTimeout and setInterval

The last thing I changed in my falling snow script between how I did it in 2004 and the 2011 version was to replace the two calls to setTimeout with one call to setInterval and to update the way I defined the first parameter to be passed. So many people even now write these calls […]

Wednesday, December 11th, 2013

document.write AndThe DOM

Now that browsers all support the standard DOM there is NEVER a need to use document.write in your JavaScript. document.write And The DOM

Sunday, December 8th, 2013

Defining Variables And Starting The Script

In this third comparison of the two versions of my falling snow script we look at how “best practice” has changed the way you should define the variables your script uses and also where the script should be attached to the web page. Defining Variables And Starting The Script

Saturday, December 7th, 2013

Accessing The BOM

Browsers still haven’t standardised on a single way of accessing information about viewport size, scroll position etc. What has changed between my writing the 2004 script and the 2011 one is that I have found ways of retrieving the information that involve less code. Accessing The BOM

Friday, December 6th, 2013

HTML for Babies: Volume 1 of Web Design for Babies

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Friday, December 6th, 2013

Accessing The DOM

Our first comparison between the 2011 version of my falling snow script and the 2004 version highlights the difference in what JavaScript can do as a result of all modern browsers now supporting the standard Document Object Model. Accessing The DOM