Getting Started with jQuery Mobile

web Yesterday I had a chance to get my feet wet with the Alpha 1 release of jQuery Mobile for one of my clients. Prior to yesterday I had been working with jqTouch for mobile UI.

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Cross Domain Data Theft using CSS

web FireFox (3.6.7) released today fixed an interesting security vulnerability called Cross Domain Data Theft using CSS discovered by Google security researcher Chris Evans.

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Web Design Tips for Programmers

web I found a good article on dzone today titled Why Programmers Suck at CSS Design. The title is actually misleading, rather than focus on the why, it will actually help you create some better looking pages.

I've often wanted to write a blog entry about the same topic.

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web I have just launched another documentation shortcut site, this time for CSS: It allows you to get to CSS documentation from the url, for instance type in: to go to the W3C documentation for the text-decoration property.

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Interview with Christopher Schmitt author of the CSS Cookbook

books web I recently had a chance to conduct an interview with Christopher Schmitt, author of the CSS Cookbook from O'Reilly, among other books. Chris recently released a second edition of the CSS Cookbook which he updated for IE 7, and Firefox 1.5.

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Styling Blockquotes with CSS Psudo Elements

web Have you ever wanted to add big quotation marks to your blockquote automatically? There is a really slick way you can do this with just CSS using the :before and :after psudo elements.

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CSS Uppercase / All Caps

web Need to know how to make text all uppercase or in all caps with CSS? Add the following to your CSS stylesheet:

div.uppercase { text-transform: uppercase; }

That will take all the letters and capitalize them.

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Styling input based on their type with CSS

web A few weeks ago I posted how I style forms with CSS. Here's another trick that could be used with that technique.

Suppose your creating a form with a couple text fields and a submit button.

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Styling Your forms with CSS and Labels

web I had a comment asking about styling forms using CSS with the label tag in my last blog entry, so I thought I would write another post to show an example.

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AJAX Tutorial with Prototype

web Here's the AJAX prototype example that I used in my AJAX presentation today.

I wanted to give an example of a good use of AJAX, and at the same time keep it simple. So I thought a good example

would be to build a zip code verifier.

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CSS Techniques Roundup - 20 CSS Tips and Tricks

web I never cease to be amazed at what problems can be solved with pure CSS.

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Cheat Sheet Roundup - Over 30 Cheatsheets for developers

apple coldfusion databases java linux web Lets face it, unless you have a photographic memory, no developer can remember all the different functions, options, tags, etc. that exist. Documentation can be cumbersome at times, thats why I like cheat sheets.

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Adding an XSL StyleSheet to your RSS Feed

web Evagoras Charalambous saw my article Adding a CSS StyleSheet to your RSS Feed and was inspired to create an article called Improving an XML feed display through CSS and XSLT.

The CSS technique I use is easy to implement, and looks pretty good.

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Web Standards Browser Test

web The Web Standards Project has a new web standards test for browsers called the Acid2 test. No web browsers can currently pass the test. Here's what Firefox (1.0.

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Engineering CSS

web I have a bachelors degree in Software Engineering, which is quite different from computer science, which most people assume was my degree.

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Adding a CSS StyleSheet to your RSS Feed

web It's pretty easy to add a CSS stylesheet to your RSS feeds. I created one in about 10 minutes for my RSS feed. You can do a lot more with an XSL stylesheet (turn links into clickable links, etc), but CSS can make your feed look much less scary for the non-technical crowd.

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