A few days back I was perusing the ESPN.com source code when I found the following snippet of code:
<meta http-equiv="refresh" content="900" />
Use of meta refresh is discouraged by the W3C, since unexpected refresh can disorient users. Meta refresh also impairs the web browser's "back" button in some browsers (including Internet Explorer 6 and before), although most modern browsers compensate for this (Mozilla Firefox, Opera, Internet Explorer 7).
Before we get started, it's worth me spending a brief moment introducing myself to you. My name is Mark (or @integralist if Twitter happens to be your communication tool of choice) and I currently work for BBC News in London England as a principal engineer/tech...
I've been creating a lot of slideshow posts lately. Why, you ask? Because they help me get chicks. A quick formula for you:
The following code snippet will show you how to create a simple slideshow with MooTools; the script will also...
The idea of CSS sprites is pretty genius. For those of you who don't know the idea of a sprite, a sprite is basically multiple graphics compiled into one image. The advantages of using sprites are:
Fewer images for the browser to download, which means...