Adobe & HTML

Honestly, I’m not really impressed with many things Adobe’s been doing lately. Actually, I believe that Adobe is going through some sort of an Identity Crisis. Nonetheless, you cannot really ignore some of the innovative and good things they’re spearheading, specially with open standards like HTML. Recently, few of us were hurriedly called to the […]

Character Entities Cheat Sheet for HTML, CSS and Javascript

I always had to fiddle and look around multiple sources to get the correct Character Entity with their named or numeric entity for HTML, the unicode entity for CSS, or the Octal-encoded character for Javascript. For instance, in CSS, to add → in the content of :before, you can write – .more:before { content: "\2192"; […]

[nsfw-ish] Responsive b**bs, err, responsive content with html/css

Working on a website that needs to be responsive. Client: Can we get the boobs of the images of those females be responsive. Make them bigger in desktop browsers, subtle in tablets and “ok” in Smartphones. Perhaps extra large on very big monitors. Me: Hmmmm, sure, why not. I can even do a “boobs.js” to […]

Adobe AIR and Security

The security model for the HTML application sandbox in AIR varies significantly from the sandbox available in the browser. The reason behind this is there are a number of design and implementation patterns common to HTML web applications that are too dangerous to be combined with the local system access inherent in the AIR application sandbox.

A Preview of HTML 5

The advantage of defining HTML 5 in terms of the DOM is that the language itself can be defined independently of the syntax. There are primarily two syntaxes that can be used to represent HTML documents – the HTML serialisation (HTML 5) and the XML serialisation (XHTML 5).