Weekend Links – Best CSS Hacks, Apache Speed Optimization, AJAX File Upload, Image Theft
10 Best CSS Hacks
CSS hacks are, unfortunately, a necessary evil on the web. Here are some of the best.
Speed Up Apache - How I Went From F to A in YSlow
This article details ways you can speed up your website using PHP and .htaccess.
AJAX File Upload Tutorial
If you've wanted to know how to build a great AJAX uploading script, check out this article.
Eric Wendelin details how to highlight words from a Google search. Awesome job, Eric!
Techniques for Fighting Image Theft
Image theft can be a huge problem -- here are some possible solutions.
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Sooner or later you'll run across a regular expression. With their cryptic syntax, confusing documentation and massive learning curve, most developers settle for copying and pasting them from StackOverflow and hoping they work. But what if you could decode regular expressions and harness their power? In...
I was recently scoping out the horrid source code of the Google homepage when I noticed the "Google Search" and "I'm Feeling Lucky" buttons had a style definition I hadn't seen before: -webkit-appearance. The value assigned to the style was "push-button." They are buttons so that...
Before each of the browser vendors we like was providing unique CSS controls, Internet Explorer was setting the tone. One such example is IE's early implementation of CSS filters. Internet Explorer was also the first browser that allowed developers to, for better or worse, customize...