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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October 25, 2013

jQuery Support for IE 10 XMLHttpRequest

Filed under: VS.Net,Web — Larry Steinle @ 12:47 pm
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In my previous article, Undefined XMLHttpRequest.responseXML.xml, I explained that IE 10 no longer returns an XML Document object for xml responses but instead returns a DOM Document. Today’s post is a continuation demonstrating how to get an XML Document from a web service using jQuery.
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August 18, 2013

JavaScript Chaining Made Fun!

Filed under: Web — Larry Steinle @ 6:59 pm
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The chain pattern allows several actions to be executed within a single line of concurrent code. jQuery’s use of chaining has popularized the concept so that the masses now prefer chaining their method calls. Creating an application that supports chaining can be cumbersome. This article will demonstrate how to add chaining functionality to any JavaScript class without modifying any code in the class you want to upgrade to support the chaining pattern.

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December 4, 2011

Create Scrollable Table with CSS and jQuery

Filed under: Web — Larry Steinle @ 10:50 am
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In the post, CSS Table Scrollbar with Fixed Headers, we explored a fairly simply way to create tables with scrollbars using CSS. Today we take it up a notch using jQuery to eliminate several limitations introduced with the pure CSS approach.

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March 30, 2011

Image Fading Effects

Filed under: Web — Larry Steinle @ 9:01 pm
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A commonly requested feature for web pages is to cycle thru a list of images fading each image over the previous image. In today’s post we will use JQuery to provide this capability with the added benefit that once created we can control the list of images to cycle with HTML image tags and no JavaScript changes.

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