Lee Kelleher

Archive for posts tagged with 'HTML'

  1. Back to basics

    Posted on . Estimated read time: 2 minutes (306 words)

    TL;DR; Is this site broken? No. I decided to try an experiment with letting my website go CSS naked. It's an attempt for me to make proper use of Web Standards, HTML5, semantic markup and hierarchical structure. My reasoning When I decided to reboot my website, I started to spend time browsing themes and designs, while I found many decent ones, there wasn't any that I felt comfortable with. I didn't have much interest in…

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  2. Using jQuery to swap form fields

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    Due to an technical decision early on in my project, the date-of-birth field on a profile edit page in a single text-input element.  My client would now like the date-of-birth to be 3 dropdown lists, (day, month and year).  The amount of work involved making changes to both the back and front ends would take at least a day. (It sounds a lot, but you know it would). Here’s where a front-end developer’s best friend…

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  3. How to best embed a WMV video clip?

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    I hate to admit it, but I’m stuck… I’m trying to figure out how to best embed a WMV video clip in a web-page, so that it works cross-browser (and cross-platform). Even after all my years of web-development, I’m still confused to which browser supports which tag … nested <embed> tags in <object> tags … it gets messy! I’m as equally confused with the Class ID attribute: “CLSID:6BF52A52-394A-11d3-B153-00C04F79FAA6” – surely that can’t be the same…

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