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  1. Flash is NOT a cure-all

    Over the years, as an intermittent Dynamic Drive Flash Guru, I have noticed a trend in utilizing Flash. This trend is one where Flash is being used in ways it probably shouldn't.

    I am here to correct a few things. First of all, let's note that Flash is a tool. Flash, by its nature was developed to be a tool marketed for designers NOT developers. Flash is not an answer, it is not a web site building machine, it is not the be-all end-all of web design. It is a tool. Macromedia created ...
  2. CSS selector wish list

    With CSS3, we have gotten many new pseudo selectors that give us a great deal of options. However, the short list of combinator selectors has only been increased from 3 to 4:
    Code:
    foo bar
    foo>bar
    foo+bar
    foo~bar
    The first combinator is the most used selector and selects any element bar that is a descendant of foo. The second combinator selects any element bar that is a child (direct descendant) of foo. The third combinator selects any element bar that is an adjacent ...
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  3. All Levels Menu- top headers revealed onClick instead of onMouseover

    Original Script: All Levels Navigational Menu v2.2

    Changes: This modified version of ddlevelsmenu.js causes the top level sub menus to be revealed onClick of the primary headers (instead of the default onMouseover). The remaining sub levels are still revealed onMouseover like before.

    Usage: Just replace the original .js file with the modified one.
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  4. CSS Tidbit #1

    Have you ever noticed that ugly dotted border when you click a link?
    Here's how to make it go away and stay away. (Please don't laugh at the puny size of this tidbit.)
    Code:
    a { outline: none; }

    Updated 04-28-2009 at 10:12 PM by ddadmin

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  5. Happy belated/early Naked Day!

    Yesterday, April 9th was the fourth annual CSS Naked Day. Participating websites get rid of their stylesheets and feed their naked markup to the world. The reason for this is to promote web standards and semantics.

    To learn more about this and sign up (for next year) go to this page: http://naked.dustindiaz.com/

    P.S. I know it would have been better if I posted this before April 9th but I forgot about it. Well, instead of seeing this as a late post about ...
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