While I've been rolling out my Sweep-in News Scroller with Controls on a school website (cutting out jQuery for performance gains), I was handed an older Android device that didn't display it. In place of the news scroller was... well, nothing at all! zilch! Just empty nothingness with no sign of what *should* be there. I was perplexed and annoyed. What was going on?!
Identifying the problem
Day-to-day I use newer Android devices for general testing, which have Chrome installed
Updated Today at 02:51 PM by Beverleyh
Last year I wrote about my digital signage work and the mechanics of how I displayed news and updates on a web page in a Simple Sweep-in News Scroller (CSS3/JS). The web page was displayed on a large TV screen that was mounted in a lobby/reception area, with several more installations visible around the grounds. At the time, I didn't explain that along with a web page of scrolling updates, there were many additional web pages that all displayed on a cycle, with each page redirecting to the next
Updated 08-11-2016 at 07:27 AM by Beverleyh
(formatting code a little better)
A Single-Page Application is a website that fits on a single page. All necessary code is retrieved with a single page load or dynamically loaded and added to the page as necessary. The page does not reload at any point in the process unless it is manually refreshed. This provides a more fluid user experience.
While I've been working with folks who update their own web pages - training them to use a CMS and the likes - one common issue that crops up has to do with the arrangement of images on a web page. Inevitably, at some point,
Updated 06-25-2016 at 07:21 AM by Beverleyh
What's the problem?
In the opening paragraph, I state that a problem with hover activated CSS on iOS is that hover styles aren't removed until another element takes focus. A notable case for this is with CSS-only dropdown menus -
Updated 05-30-2016 at 12:20 PM by Beverleyh