Larry Steinle

March 20, 2014

CSS3 Table-less Page Layout

Filed under: Web — Larry Steinle @ 12:38 am
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For years CSS scholars taught that tables are for displaying information while div and span tags are designed for layout. Unfortunately CSS3 fails to provide a simple set of properties that can make table-less layout adoption popular. In light of the complexity required to support a table-less page layout most developers continue to use tables for page layout. Today’s post offers an alternative option addressing the pains of table-less page layout.
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January 6, 2014

Required Automatically Enforced On Input Tags in Internet Explorer

Filed under: VS.Net,Web — Larry Steinle @ 8:18 pm
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A month ago I discovered an odd behavior while regression testing a web application. When I typed the exact value that is in the title attribute of an input tag the field became required disabling form submission until the value was changed. The new behavior had me stumped until I realized it only happens in Internet Explorer 10 and greater.
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December 1, 2013

HTML5 Required and Pattern Attribute Fallback

Filed under: RegEx,Web — Larry Steinle @ 11:45 pm
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Continuing with the theme from the last article on an AutoFocus fallback, today we will learn how to support the Required and Pattern attributes.
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November 11, 2013

Supercharged Html5 AutoFocus Fallback

Filed under: VS.Net,Web — Larry Steinle @ 8:32 pm
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The HTML5 specification introduces several helpful additions. One of my favorites is the autofocus attribute. This attribute ensures that the cursor is placed inside the first input, select or textarea tag containing the autofocus attribute.
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