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Responsive iFrames

IFrames are commonly used to allow embedding of third-party content. Many popular services, such as YouTube and Facebook, make extensive use of IFrames in their embeddable widgets. On a responsive website, all page components must be responsive. There are multiple ways of making an IFrame responsive. Some responsive IFrame use-cases can be solved with simple […]

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AJAX, IE8 & XMLHttp Requests

Cross Origin Resource Support or CORS for short, or HTTP Access Control, available in recent browsers, allows you to make cross-domain HTTP requests; the only requirement being that you must have control over the server-side implementation of the domain targeted in your XMLHttpRequest calls. Source: http://www.kendoui.com/blogs/teamblog/posts/11-10-03/using_cors_with_all_modern_browsers.aspx

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Don’t Overlook Semantic HTML

Semantic HTML is something that is consistently overlooked by developers. If you are building websites for marketing purposes, the single greatest mistake you can make with SEO (Search Engine Optimization) is not pay attention to the structure of your code. Semantic HTML is defined as the use of HTML to define the meaning of your […]

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Accessing device orientation in HTML5

An extremely good resource for being able to interface with device hardware. So many applications for this. Using a device orientation can help in developing games or utilities. Applications that access hardware can add functionality to applications. In the near future, applications will be expected to control hardware like cameras, accelerometers, keyboards, etc. Check for […]

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Interesting things about HTML5

If you are one of the countless developers that are now publishing applications using HTML5 or XHTML5 then you have to know about a few new syntax options. Some of these are pretty interesting and are shortcuts for development. DOCTYPE: DOCTYPEs in older versions of HTML were longer because the HTML language required a reference […]

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HTML5 Tag Reference

If you need a quick cheat sheet for HTML5 elements, use this table. It contains all the standard HTML5 elements you would use to build out a page. These items conform to the new HTML5.1 W3C standard. Tag Description <!–…–> Specifies a comment <!DOCTYPE>  Specifies the document type <a> Specifies an anchor <abbr> Specifies an […]

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