Category Archives: Web Development

Working at Visa

Visa is a bastion of mediocrity with low morale. I had high hopes when I accepted a role at Visa Inc. in Foster City. I was hired to work on a front end components library, speak at conferences, etc. Visa has … Continue reading

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On January 18, 2012, to display opposition to SOPA, the internet killing so-called Stop Online Piracy Act, this blog will be temporarily shut down. If you would like to show your opposition to SOPA and PIPA, I created a small … Continue reading

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Hack for Webkit

If you want to target Webkit only, use this in your CSS: @media all and (-webkit-min-device-pixel-ratio: 1){ selectors { properties: values; } } Put all your Webkit only properties and valus withing the @media at-rule block.

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JS Variable Scope, HTML5 Web Forms

I just wanted to point out 2 articles I wrote elsewhere that may be of interest to you. JavaScript Variable Scope: Local and Global Variables In writing JavaScript functions, variable functions can trip you up. A common error is overwriting … Continue reading

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CSS3 Properties, Values & Browser Support

CSS Properties Index Below is every most CSS3 Properties, all the possible values for that property, and the support for each property value from grade-A browsers This grid does not include animation, tranforms, grids, columns, layouts or templates. I have … Continue reading

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@font-face Browser Support & Tutorial

Up to now, web developers were limited in what typography they could use on a website to what the client had installed in their environments. Now that we have finally convinced designers to not include any fonts outside of georgia, … Continue reading

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Web Development for the iPhone: HTML, CSS & JS Support

Safari and Safari for the iPhone support all HTML elements, including deprecated elements and even some proprietary elements that were never part of any W3C specifications. In addtion, Safari is supporting some HTML5 elements, even though the HTML5 specifications have … Continue reading

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Moving from Web 1.0 to Web 2.0

Moving from Web 1.0 to Web 2.0: Skills you need to know to stay relevant. Moving from Web 1.0 to Web 2.0View more from estellevw. Here is the audio.

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Dreamweaver tip for screen shot creation

I write a lot of tutorials. Really, really basic tutorials. While I generally program in BBedit, Eclipse, vi, gEdit, NoteTab, or whatever makes sense at the moment, I write most of my tutorials and blog posts in Dreamweaver. While this … Continue reading

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iPhone Screen Orientation: Portrait and Landscape

When you tilt your iPhone, the screen changes orientation. The website you developed for the default portrait orientation may not look good in landscape mode, especially if you developed your page for the 480 (h) x 320 (w) screen. In … Continue reading

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