Archive for October, 2015

Friday, October 30th, 2015

New AttributeSelectors

CSS3 adds more ways of specifying what styles to attach to what parts of your content by providing additional ways of matching against parts of attributes. New Attribute Selectors

Thursday, October 29th, 2015

Pseudo Elements

CSS 2 introduced pseudo elements. CSS 3 gives them a new notation to distinguish them from pseudo classes. Pseudo Elements

Wednesday, October 28th, 2015

Beginning JavaScript

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Wednesday, October 28th, 2015

More Pseudo Classes

In this article on CSS 3 we look at those pseudo classes that are neither structural or state. More Pseudo Classes

Tuesday, October 27th, 2015

Rock, Scissors, Paper

A very simple game to create where most people would compare each combination of the three possible values in order to work out who won but where using an array and numbers can handle all the options with just two if statements (one to detect a tie and the other to determine who won if […]

Monday, October 26th, 2015

FizzBuzz

Here we look at a popular interview coding question for JavaScript that is testing whether the potential employee looks for better solutions or just goes with one that works. FizzBuzz

Sunday, October 25th, 2015

Input Fields

In the first forms tutorial we just put a submit button in our form. That will not do much by itself, we’ll need fields for our visitor to enter information as well. In this second tutorial we look at how to define an input field that our visitors can type into and we also look […]

Saturday, October 24th, 2015

Forms

Forms are a complicated enough part of XHTML that I wrote a whole series of tutorials just on how to code forms properly. Here’s the first which shows the basic tags you need to set up a form with just a single field in it. Forms

Friday, October 23rd, 2015

JavaScript andXHTML

While HTML and XHTML may look a lot alike they are really quite a lot different in the way that they really work You can’t get away with all the silly errors in your XHTML because the browser will stop displaying the page as soon as it finds any validation errors at all. The way […]

Thursday, October 22nd, 2015

Teach Yourself VISUALLY Windows 10 (Teach Yourself VISUALLY (Tech))

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Thursday, October 22nd, 2015

Absolute and Relative

When coding your web pages there are two ways to specify the address of other files that you want the page to reference. You can use absolute addresses that include the domain name or relative addresses that don’t. Obviously external references need to use absolute addresses but internal ones are better done using relative references. […]

Wednesday, October 21st, 2015

Meta Tags

Meta data is data about your data. In the case of web pages the meta tags provide a way to give visitors information about the page such as who wrote it, content ratings etc. You can also supply search engines with a brief description of what your page is about. Meta Tags