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Techniques: AIR, Google Gears, Google, AJAX, offline browser access
Synopsis: First steps into Ajax and GWT, describes whats been happening on irt.org recently and work done elsewhere
Techniques: Google, BT Beta, Eclipse, GWT, Betwixt, AJAX
Synopsis: Electronic Commerce (E-Commerce) has proliferated on the Web in the last few years. XML is touted to accelerate this growth further. The advantages XML offers to businesses, developers, and customers are discussed. Applications to various business domains are provided. Issues that prove obstacles to effective deployment of XML in E-Commerce, along with suggested solutions, are pointed out. By Pankaj Kamthan and Hsueh-Ieng Pai
Techniques: Mathematics, geometry and physics, Dynamic HTML, layer, all
Synopsis: The notion of "correctness" in authoring documents for the Web is important. Extensible Markup Language (XML) allows various levels of flexibility to the author during document production. Tools and techniques that can lead to XML conformance are discussed. Written by Pankaj Kamthan
Techniques: XML, XML Conformance, XML Well-Formedness, XML Validation, XP, RUWF, XML Spy, XmetaL, XML4C, XML4J, DOMit, STG Validator
Synopsis: Extensible Markup Language (XML) documents consist of entities that are content placeholders. Different types of entities serve a number of different functions, in different contexts, and use different ways to point to the data that they hold. Syntax and semantics of XML entities are discussed by Pankaj Kamthan. Examples of their use in various scenarios and applications are given.
Techniques: MathML, XML, DTD, Entities, XHTML
Synopsis: This article shows how to include a multi-dialogue form all on one page. The working example presented in this article will show how to split a form into several parts, but display each part form on the same page without requesting the next form from the server, and allow the user to go back and amend any of the previous forms without losing data already entered. This article will also introduce techniques for coping with the W3C Document Object Model (DOM) which is supported by both Internet Explorer and the upcoming release of Netscape Navigator. Written by Martin Webb.
Synopsis: Scalable Vector Graphics (SVG) is an important step towards creating a standard platform for graphics on the World-Wide Web (Web). Pankaj Kamthan discusses the motivation for SVG, along with its advantages, applications in various contexts, and issues concerning its deployment.
Techniques: Graphics for the Web, Raster Graphics, Vector Graphics, Scalable Vector Graphics, SVG, SVG Rendering, Optimization, Security and Grammar
Synopsis: Mathematical Markup Language (MathML) is an Extensible Markup Language (XML) vocabulary for describing mathematical notation, capturing both its structure and content. The current state of MathML in lieu of other technologies is discussed by Pankaj Kamthan. A variety of examples are presented.
Techniques: MathML, Issues, Authoring, software, Mathematical Markup and Semantics, XML, SMIL
Synopsis: This article, by Abby Beifeld, demonstrates how to get around the limitations of HTML selection lists by using HTML tables in their place. The article shows how to highlight table rows as they are selected and display the results for the selected item on the same page. The example provided will work in MSIE 4+ and Netscape 4.x browsers.
Synopsis: Have you ever wondered about the different types of images used on websites? Or more importantly, what kind of web images to use for your own website? In this tutorial written by Ian Gan, we'll try and give you a clear picture of commonly used web formats and how you can apply them to your own website.
Techniques: Image formats, Bitmap, Vector, compression, lossless, lossy, bit depth, DPI, GIF, JPEG, PNG, SVG, file sizes
Synopsis: This article addresses a problem that most developers eventually hit - how to keep control of a pop-up window when the main window changes location.
Techniques: window, opening a pop-up window, pop-up window, open(), focus(), window name, close(), naming a window, targeting a named window
Synopsis: As we have already seen in previous articles, scripting events can add a needed flair to your web pages without the hassle of using a plug-in. In this article, Ryan Detert will introduce you to you some of the brand-new Internet Explorer 5.0 specific drag-and-drop events.
Techniques: Drag and Drop, Internet Explorer 5.0, Event handlers, target and source events, ondragstart, ondrag, ondragenter, ondragover, ondrop, ondragleave, ondragend, clearData(), effectAllowed, dropEffect, setData(), getData()
Synopsis: Extensible Markup Language (XML) is a meta-language for the World-Wide Web (Web) that has been applied to several diverse domains of society. The current state of XML and related initiatives, separating possibilities (rigor) from popularizations (hype), are discussed by Pankaj Kamthan. Caveats in deployment of XML are pointed out with the help of case studies in synchronized multimedia and electronic commerce (E-Commerce).
Techniques: Markup Languages, Structure, XML, Extensibility, Data/Object view Semantics, Authoring, Rendering, XML Case Studies, SMIL, E-Commerce
Synopsis: This article, written by Martin Webb, will attempt to solve one of the most annoying problems that developers come across when developing with DHTML - How to place a dynamic (visible/invisible) layer relative to a table cell, or, how to position an absolute layer relatively.
Techniques: DIV, SPAN, DHTML, Layers, positioning, relative, absolute, events, visibility, offsetLeft, offsetTop, posLeft, posTop, left, top, width, clientWidth, clientHeight, scrollLeft, scrollTop
Synopsis: David Gardner discusses DHTML (Dynmaic HTML), and what it is. Showing how to manipulate images and layers on the screen in both Netscape Navigator and Internet Explorer
Techniques: DHTML, Nestcape Navigator 4, <layer>, Internet Explorer 4 and 5, Dynamic content, Dynamic movement, cross-browser DHTML, resources
Synopsis: This document explains why you, as a Web page author, should not try to prevent Web browsers from displaying textual links underlined and image links with borders around them. It also discusses common mistakes in setting (suggesting) colors for textual links. In special cases, it might actually help users if you "tailor" link presentation; there are both HTML and CSS methods for that. The beauty of textual links is explained and compared with the drawbacks of non-textual links and pseudo-links like buttons. Finally we present various ways of "animating" or otherwise enhancing links without destroying their natural beauty. By Jukka Korpela.
Synopsis: Extensible Markup Language (XML) is a standard for marking up data in a structured manner. Styling the content of XML documents so that it can be presented to a Web browser is therefore desirable. Viability of Cascading Style Sheets (CSS) in styling XML documents is discussed. Examples from a variety of XML applications are included. By Pankaj Kamthan
Techniques: XML, Extensible Hypertext Markup, CSS, Cascading Style Sheets, DTD, MathML, Mathematical Markup, SVG, Graphical Markup, Extensible Stylesheet Language, XSL, XSL Formatting Semantics, XSL-FS, XSL Transformations, XSLT
Synopsis: Jukka Korpela describes "Requests For Comments" (RFCs), their usage , history and relevance to internet developers
Techniques: RFC, Request For Comment, For Your Information, FYI, STD, Standards, IETF, W3C
Synopsis: Ryan Detert continues the series on events and event handlers in both Internet Explorer and Netscape Navigator. This time covering the mouse events
Techniques: Events, Event Handlers, onclick, ondblclick, onmousedown, onmouseup, onmousemove, onmouseover, onmouseout
Techniques: Events, Event Handlers, Capturing a Key Press, Cancelling a Key Press, onKeyDown, onKeyUp, onKeyPress
Synopsis: Ryan Detert goes a little bit crazy! See him in 3D color with the help of MetaCreation and Intel with the new MetaFlash 3D camera
Techniques: MetaFlash 3D Camera, MetaCreation, Intel, Hardware, 3D, Pictures, Web
Synopsis: XML namespaces provides a method for qualifying element and attribute names used in Extensible Markup Language (XML) documents by associating them with namespaces uniquely identified by Uniform Resource Identifier (URI) references. The motivation for XML namespaces, along with their internal workings are discussed by Pankaj Kamthan with the help of various examples. Specific applications are included.
Techniques: XML Namespaces, Qualified Names, Explicit and Default Declarations, Uniqueness, Attributes, Authoring, MATHML, SVG, Translating XML to XHTML, XSL, Metadata, RDF
Synopsis: HTML (Hypertext Markup Language), the definitive markup language for the Web, is inflicted with various limitations. To resolve those, HTML has been reformulated as XHTML (The Extensible Hypertext Markup Language) 1.0, which is a vocabulary based on XML (Extensible Markup Language) 1.0 syntax. An introduction, from the author's viewpoint, is given. Issues of XHTML 1.0 syntax and semantics, transition from HTML to XHTML 1.0, and XHTML 1.0 authoring, rendering and validation are discussed by Pankaj Kamthan
Techniques: XHTML, SGML, HTML, XML, XHTML Syntax and Semantics, XHTML DTDs, XML Namespaces, XHTML Namespaces, HTML to XHTML, HTML Tidy, HTML-Kit, Amaya, XML Spy, Mozquito Factory, Validating XHTML, Rendering XHTML
Synopsis: Internet Explorer has evolved a significant amount since its version 3.0 was introduced a few years back. Dynamic HTML is equipped with its own hierarchy, programming languages, you name it. You can almost run your computer with it. Now what if we took the DHTML in IE and used it to re-create IE. Is this possible? Of course it is. Ryan Detert shows how using the new HTML Applications (HTA's) that Internet Explorer 5.0 now supports.
Techniques: HTML Applications, HTA, ID, applicationName, border, borderStyle, caption, icon, maximizeButton, minimizeButton, showInTaskBar, singleInstance, sysMenu, version, windowState, commandLine Method, HTA Web Browser, DHTML, JScript
Synopsis: The latest versions of Netscape Communicator and Microsoft Internet Explorer offer an incredible amount of versatility to the programmer compared to the browsers of yore. Events, their handlers in particular, have given web pages a more robust, interactive environment. Explorer's latest version, 5.0, is the best equipped with event handlers, as you may handle any event from printing to pasting. In this article Ryan Detert explores events in both Netscape Communicator 4.0 and Explorer 4.0+
Techniques: Events, Event Handlers, event bubbling, releaseEvents(), routeEvent(), handleEvent(), enableExternalCapture(), disableExternalCapture()
Synopsis: How can you automatically jump to another field once the current field has been competed. For example, when entering a telephone number into separate one character sized form fields? Why you might want to do this is not important. How to do it, caused a fair bit of head scratching here at irt.org when asked to raise to the challenge. This article explains the reasons why it isn't as easy as it might first appear, and shows a fully working example at the end. By Martin Webb.
Techniques: text form field, length, focus, blur, onKeyUp, value property maxlength, size, alert, prompt, modal, non modal, dialogues
Synopsis: The main purpose of HTML is to enable web authors to specify structural information about their pages - for example tables, paragraphs, images and so on. However, it also provides a way of adding information about the page and its content. Such information is known as metadata, and is added through the use of the <META> tag. By Michael Bednarek.
Techniques: metadata, META tag, description, author, keywords, robots, NOINDEX, NOFOLLOW, HTTP-EQUIV, Expires, Pragma, Cache-Control, no-cache, refresh, URL
Synopsis: So you want to use nice gifs instead of those ugly looking gray buttons to submit and reset your form? No Problem - just use form type=image. Or is there more to it than that? - Rafal Koszyk
Techniques: form, submit, reset, type, image, links, onSubmit, onReset, event handlers
Synopsis: The Common Gateway Interface (CGI) is a standard for interfacing external programs with the Web servers. In absence of appropriate security measures, CGI scripts can present a variety of security problems to their host. Solutions are suggested by Pankaj Kamthan to minimize these problems, and even eliminate them in certain cases.
Techniques: CGI, SSI, privileges, security, NOBODY, wrappers, CGIWrap, SBOX, suEXEC, Apache, tainting, Shell, back ticks, pre-built CGI scripts
Techniques: Global and local variables, Arrays, for loops, the Trinary Operator, Modulus, document.write(), Casting, Precedence, images
Synopsis: By Janus Boye. Wouldn't it be cool, if we could have a simple hypertext system on our PDA's? Imagine being able to enter a meeting in your calendar, and having that linked to the address of the meeting in your address book, plus linked to your meeting notes, and an email you received about the meeting.
Techniques: PDA's, hand held devices, Hypertext
Synopsis: Apache is a powerful and widely-used World-Wide Web (Web) server. One of its strengths is that the modules that it is made of are customizable according to the user's requirements. Pankaj Kamthan discusses the benefits and the process of customization, along with a brief introduction to some useful modules.
Techniques: Apache, Modules, Standard, Customizing, Configuring Apache
Synopsis: With Internationalization your Java applications can be adapted to various languages and regions without code changes. The term internationalization is abbreviated as i18n, because there are 18 letters between the first 'i' and the last 'n'. Support for new languages does not require recompilation or code changes! Written by Azzam and Kaesar Alnijres.
Techniques: Java, Internationalisation, i18n, properties files, Locale object, ResourceBundle, JDK
Synopsis: ActiveX is Microsoft's patented Windows technology that allows you to load a type of applet into your web browser. These applets are very much the same as Java Applets and can add an incredible amount of dynamics to your web page - By Ryan Detert.
Techniques: OLE, ActiveX, ActiveX Components, OBJECT, PARAM, VBScript
Synopsis: A World-Wide Web (Web) server is a program that provides information to the client on request. One of the most powerful and widely-used Web server in use today, Apache, is discussed by Pankaj Kamthan.
Techniques: Apache, Binary, Source, Operating Systems, Compiling, Installing, Running, Linux, Windows, Macintosh, Support, Limitation
Synopsis: This article, by Janus Boye, will first cover the exciting functionality that SVG brings to the Web, then discuss the advantages of being an XML-based graphics format, and then finally some words and predictions about the future of SVG.
Techniques: SVG, Scalable Vector Graphics, images, XML, W3C working draft, PGML, DOM, XLink, XPointer
Synopsis: E-commerce over the World-Wide Web (Web) is a rapidly evolving and proliferating field. Establishing an electronic store (e-store) makes selling on the Web a reality. Pankaj Kamthan discusses issues involved in deploying an e-store, using the software PerlShop as a prototype.
Techniques: Tools, E-Store, Shopping Cart, PerlShop, Catalogs, Security, Payment Methods
Synopsis: In this article Jason Nugent describes a counter that can be run as a Server Side Include. Essentially that means writing a Perl script that will run each time the page is loaded and its output will contain a line of text indicating how many people have seen the page.
Techniques: Counter, Perl, Server Side Include, SSI
Synopsis: Jukka Korpela describes why you should be wary about using country flags to indicate text in different languages
Techniques: flags, languages, nationaility, symbols, ISO 639
Synopsis: The Common Gateway Interface (CGI) is a standard for interfacing external programs with the Web servers. Under testing conditions, such as computationally-intensive tasks or large number of concurrent users, CGI scripts can degrade in performance. Reasons for this behaviour are pointed out and solutions are suggested by Pankaj Kamthan.
Techniques: CGI Performance, CGI Optimization, Perl, Tools, I/O Buffering, Reverse DNS Lookups, Non-Parsed Headers, NPH, Client-Side Processing, State Persistence Using Cookies, Coprocessing, mod_perl
Synopsis: The Common Gateway Interface (CGI) is a standard for external gateway programs to interface with HTTP servers. CGI libraries simplify the task of writing CGI scripts. The use of one widely used CGI library, CGI.pm, is discussed in detail by Pankaj Kamthan.
Techniques: CGI Libraries, cgi-lib.pl, CGI Lite, CGI :: * Modules, CGI.pm
Synopsis: Searching for information is one of the most common activities on the Web. However, it can also be one of the most frustrating to carry out. Pankaj Kamthan describes some of the basics behind searching and provide recommendations that could improve the outcome and the experience. The nature of information, which is the search object, is also discussed.
Techniques: Obstacles, Views, Search Engines, Gateways, Techniques, Metadate, RDF
Synopsis: Server-side includes (SSI's) extend and introduce implicit dynamism in HTML documents, and can be a useful alternative to CGI's in certain cases. Use of SSI's, and their extensions in the Apache WWW server, XSSI's, are described. Applications SSI's and XSSI's are given. Written by Pankaj Kamthan
Techniques: Server-Side Includes, SSI, Extended Server-Side Includes, XSSI, Editing, Environment Variables, Directives, config, echo, exec, flastmod, fsize, include, Configuration, Debugging, printenv, set, if, elif, else, endif, Variable Substitution, XBitHack, Applications of XSSI's, Concerns, Performance, Security
Synopsis: This article, by Ryan Detert, will show you how to detect client-side browser versions and redirect the client to a web page that is best supported by their browser. And of course, all of this will be done using Microsoft's VBScript
Techniques: Visual Basic Scripting, VBScript, capturing key presses, capturing mouse coordinates, Chr(), UCase(), event, keycode, XOR, offsetX, offsetY, x, y, onClick, onMouseMove, onKeyPress
Synopsis: Ha Quach explains how to use the Perl crypt() function to create random and recursive crypted passwords for both Unix and Win32 systems
Techniques: crypt(), Unix, Win32, Perl, salt keys, passwords, cryption, rand()
Synopsis: Ryan Detert describes how to use VBScript to capture key presses and mouse button clicks events
Techniques: Visual Basic Scripting, VBScript, capturuing key presses, capturing mouse coordinates, Chr(), UCase(), event, keycode, XOR, offsetX, offsetY, x, y, onClick, onMouseMove, onKeyPress
Synopsis: Tarique Sani describes how to set-up the Apache server as for single and multiple virtual domains
Techniques: Linux, Apache, server, configuration, httpd.conf, access.conf, srm.conf, Virtual Domains, ifconfig, route, IP Aliasing, httpd, HTTP
Synopsis: This article covers how time is slowly becoming a first-class citizen of the Web. Written by Janus Boye this article covers three exciting technologies that have come out in the last two years: SMIL (Synchronized Multimedia Integration Language), ASF (Advanced Streaming Format) and HTML+Time (Timed Interactive Multimedia Extensions).
Techniques: SMIL, Synchronized Multimedia Integration Language, ASF, Advanced Streaming Format, HTML+Time, Timed Interactive Multimedia Extensions, time-based media content, multimedia, streaming content
Synopsis: In this article, by Pankaj Kamthan, the risks involved in E-Commerce (E-Commerce) on the World-Wide Web (WWW) that lead to breach of privacy and loss of trust are addressed. Ongoing efforts to tackle these risks are outlined.
Techniques: E-commerce, Risks, Business Practices, Information Protection, Transaction Integrity & Security, Privacy and Trust, WebTrust, TRUSTe, P3P
Techniques: form data, Method, GET, POST, encoding data, name/value pairs, escape, handcrafting URL data
Synopsis: Over twelve well explained articles Andrew Shatwell develops an online bulletin board using Cold Fusion.
Techniques: Cold Fusion, BBS, Bulletin Board Service, database, forum, messages, threads, opening, posting, replying, cancelling posts
Synopsis: Internet and the World-Wide Web (WWW) have opened new vistas in Electronic Commerce (E-Commerce). Pankaj Kamthan discusses the prospects and concerns that this medium provides from the viewpoints of Business-to-Consumer and Business-to-Business commerce.
Techniques: E-Commerce, ecommerce, Electronic Commerce, Businesses, Consumers, Web Presence, Timelessness, Communication, Networking, Information, Services, Sales, Marketing, Advertising, Privacy, Security, Competition, Quality, Searching, Efficiency, Cost Reduction, Timelessness, Inventory Control, Security, Interoperability, Models
Synopsis: This article, written by Andrew Shatwell, will show you how to create a Cold Fusion script that will export information from your database and deliver it to the user in a Word document using the RTF format.
Techniques: Cold Fusion, Microsoft Word, RTF, Rich Text Format, CFQUERY, CFCONTENT, CFOUTPUT
Synopsis: Microsoft Internet Explorer 4.0 offers a powerful line of DHTML commands and functions. We previously covered many of the Visual Filter effects in our article, Testing IE4's Visual Filters. This time we return to the one main Visual Filter that we left out: Lights.
Techniques: Microsoft Internet Explorer, filters, multimedia, lights, visual effects,AddCone, AddPoint, ChangeColor, ChangeStrength, Clear, MoveLight
Synopsis: Hints and Tips to make your Web pages more pleasurable to your visitors - by Paul Rundle, Pankaj Kamthan and Martin Webb
Techniques: Java, Sounds, Images, Animated GIFs, Logo's, Color, Guestbooks, Page Length, Counters, Links, Clocks, Status Bar, Proprietary and obsolete HTML tags
Synopsis: Java applets are one type of Java programs that can be displayed within a WWW browser that supports Java. Advantages of using applets for the purposes of teaching and learning are discussed by Pankaj Kamthan. Guidelines for developing educational applets are suggested. Technological and pedagogical issues involved are pointed out. Prototypical examples are given as applications.
Techniques: Java Applets, Education, Resources, Applications
Synopsis: Written by Ben Allen - An article on using META tags to create a page transition
Techniques: MSIE4, HTML, Web, Page, META, tag, tags, site, transition, filters
Synopsis: Tarique Sani describes how to configure IP Masqerading and a simple Internet Firewall to allow you to set up your Linux machine as an Internet Gateway
Techniques: Linux, Internet, Gateway, IP Masquerading, netcfg, Firewalls, ipwadm
Synopsis: Use of Cascading Style Sheets (CSS) is an important approach towards separating 'aesthetics' from content and structure of HTML documents. Pankaj Kamthan discusses two methods of editing CSS files using the powerful and widely used Emacs editor.
Techniques: CSS, Cascading Style Sheets, Emacs, HTML editor, CSS editor, CSS Module, CSS Mode, CSS Validation, CSS1 and CSS2 properties
Synopsis: In this article, Janus Boye will briefly define what a portal actually is, give a short history of the portals, review some of the current portals, and finally give a short suggestion of where the portals might be heading.
Techniques: Web Portals, Search Engines, History, Future, Market Share
Synopsis: One of the more common features shared by most sites is the "What's New" page. This page can contain anything from news and press releases, to listings of new features that have been added to the site that week. But implementing a weekly "What's New" page can be a daunting task.
Techniques: Automating What's New, date object, self modifying links, forms and drop down boxes
Synopsis: In this article, Pankaj Kamthan discusses how one can readily manage packages on Linux-based platforms using the RPM. We assume the reader has some background in using UNIX-like operating systems, preferably Linux. The ideas presented here carry over to other UNIX-based platforms which support RPM.
Techniques: Linux, Installing Packages, RPM, Red Hat software, Querying, Upgrading, Verifying, Installing and Uninstalling packages
Synopsis: Tarique Sani explains how to set up a DNS server on your Linux machine
Techniques: Linux, Domain Name Server, DNS, DNS lookup
Synopsis: The introduction of proprietary methodologies to induce "dynamic effects" in otherwise static documents have led to a state of chaos on the World-Wide Web (WWW). Pankaj Kamthan discusses the Document Object Model (DOM) Level 1, an application programming interface (API) for HTML and XML documents, which brings order by standardizing these efforts.
Techniques: DOM, Document Object Model, W3C Recommendation, Objects, node, child, descendent, element, leaf, method, parent, root node, sibling
Synopsis: Netscape have released a developer preview version of their new internet client - Gecko. Martin Webb reports on this new release
Techniques: WWW, Internet Client, Gecko, Netscape, mozila.org, Open Source, W3C rcommendations
Synopsis: Electronic payment (E-Payment) systems are an integral part of electronic commerce (E-Commerce) on the World-Wide Web (WWW). Pankaj Kamthan discusses the significance of one method of electronic payment, a credit card, how they can benefit businesses and consumers, limitations of their use, and the means of making them accessible on the WWW.
Techniques: E-commerce, E-payment, credit cards, merchant banks
Synopsis: Janus Boye describes in a new article on Cold Fusion, Allaire's cross-platform Web application development system, how to update and edit data from a web page.
Techniques: Databases, Cold Fusion, edit data, update data, SQL, CFIF, CFQUERY, CFOUTPUT, CFLOOP, CFELSE, CFUPDATE
Synopsis: Using DHTML, and specific to Windows users, Internet Explorer 4.0 offers developers access to a variety of filters that can be applied to images and text.
Synopsis: It is important that the Hypertext Markup Language (HTML) document you create conforms to the corresponding Document Type Definition (DTD). Selected online and offline HTML validation techniques are discussed by Pankaj Kamthan. Updated to include a reference to a GUI version of HTML Tidy, CYAN an online interface to HTML Tidy, and information about Optimization with HTML (UN)Compress, and HTML-Kit.
Techniques: Validation, HTML, syntactical, semantical, spelling, stylistic, bandwidth, W3C HTML Validation Service, CYAN, HTMLChek, Weblint, HTML Tidy, HTML-Kit, Doctor HTML, Emacs and Weblint
Synopsis: An Intranet uses the technology of the Internet for dissemination, sharing and enhancement of information internal to an organization. Advantages of an educational intranet are discussed and some applications are suggested by Pankaj Kamthan.
Techniques: Intranets in Education, benefits, applications, information sharing, information dissemination
Synopsis: GNU Emacs is one of the most widely used and powerful editors today. The task of formatting HTML files can be greatly simplified by using editing modes available for HTML. Pankaj Kamthan briefly describes the use of editing mode html-helper-mode, supported by the modes tempo, and hilit19.
Techniques: Emacs, Unix, Linux, HTML editing
Techniques: CSS, Cascading Stlye Sheets, Aural Style Sheets, Browser support, HTML, content, style
Synopsis: The issue of representing Japanese language characters on the World-Wide Web (WWW) can pose various challenges. In this article, Pankaj Kamthan presents some possible solutions, and discuss their advantages and limitations. We restrict ourselves to Windows 95/NT and UNIX/X-based platforms.
Techniques: Japanese Language, Operating Systems, Browsers, World-Wide Web
Synopsis: The issue of rendering Chinese language characters on the World-Wide Web (WWW) can pose various problems due to their varied support in different operating systems and different browsers. In this article, Pankaj Kamthan presents some possible solutions. We restrict ourselves to Windows 95/NT and Unix/X-based platforms.
Techniques: Chinese Language, Operating Systems, Browsers, World-Wide Web
Synopsis: Pankaj Kamthan presents two solutions - one on the client-side, and the other on the server-side - to the problem of including the date of last modification of an HTML document. Limitations of these approaches are also pointed out.
Synopsis: Dr Tarique Sani tells you how to configure DHCP on your Linux Server
Techniques: Linux, Red Hat 5.0, Configuring DHCP, DHCP
Synopsis: Wing Lu shows how to delete files using Perl, and provides a simple trick to eanble you to recover files from a trash directory.
Techniques: Perl, files, create, delete, unlink, link, rename, rmdir, recovering trashed files
Synopsis: Written by Janus Boye - the Web is moving in many different directions, this article attempts to cover only a few of these different directions.
Techniques: Web communities, Browser Fragmentation, adavances in Technology, Usability
Synopsis: Jason Nugent shows how to combine a form with a Perl script to enable visitors to leave their email addresses in a file on your server, which can then be used with yet another Perl program to send out a regular newsletter
Techniques: Perl, CGI-BIN, Forms, email, newsletters, writing and reading files on the server
Synopsis: Janus Boye introduces Cold Fusion - a dynamic way to update and maintain web pages based on entries within a database
Techniques: Cold Fusion, CFML, database, dynamic pages, server side maintenance, CFQUERY, CFOUTPUT
Synopsis: Written by Ben Allen - An article on using DHTML to display a temporary page whilst an image - or the rest of the page continues to load.
Synopsis: In this third Linux article, Dr. Tarique Sani describes configuring the server and window client, and how to add resources.
Techniques: Linux, Red Hat 5.0, Connecting to Internet, modems, PPP, Xwindows, X dialers
Synopsis: WWW - How It All Begun - by Janus Boye
Techniques: World Wide Web, history, hypertext
Synopsis: Michael Bednarek concludes his HTML series - this time discussing HTML forms, their elements and what they can be used for
Techniques: HTML, forms, form fields, mailto:, cgi, GET, POST, MIME Type, ACTION, ENCTYPE
The following question was posed by a visitor to irt.org:
- this article covers the ensuing conversation by the team at irt.org
Techniques: VBScript, MSIE, Syntax, Operations, Functions, strings, Arrays, ActiveX, VBScript FAQ
Synopsis: Martin Webb describes how to use the positioning abililties of Dynamic HTML to create dynamic positioning, dynamic 'tooltips', placement, movement, and clipping effects
Synopsis: Dr Tarique Sani tells you how to connect your Linux Machine to the Internet in three ever increasing simpler methods.
Techniques: Linux, Red Hat 5.0, Connecting to Internet, modems, PPP, Xwindows, X dialers
Synopsis: Michael Bednarek describes how to use tables and frames to layout web pages on the screen.
Techniques: HTML, HTML 4.0, frames, framesets, tables, rows, columns, table cells
Synopsis: In this 2nd article Dr Tarique Sani holds your hand through creation to your first Java Applet.
Techniques: Java, Java Tutorials, Java Getting started
Synopsis: Stephen Saunders describes how to use the mouse event handlers in Java 1.0
Techniques: Java, Mouse Event Handling, events, methods, mouseUp(), mouseDown(), mouseMove(), mouseDrag(), mouseEnter(), mouseExit(), graphics, getGraphics(), drawLine()
Synopsis: In this article on P3P - the platform for privacy preferences project - Janus Boye tries to explain what P3P has to bring to the Web community.
Techniques: p3p, platform for preferences preferences
Synopsis: Dr Tarique Sani holds your hand through Red Hat5.0 Linux installation, configuration and some more
Techniques: Linux, Red Hat 5.0, Linux Getting started
Synopsis: This article written by Jason Nugent will discuss the mechanisms most often used in Perl scripts to store data out to the filesystem so it can be used again at a later time. Once your data is in a file on the server, other programs may access it, you can manipulate it, graph it, or do just about anything you want with it.
Techniques: reading and writing files, file handle, open(), read, write, append, flock(), locking files, die, $!, print, close
Synopsis: Dr Tarique Sani holds your hand through JDK installation, configuration and creation to your first Java application
Techniques: Java, Java Tutorials, Java Getting started
Synopsis: Josh Sahrmann continues with the Photoshop series - resizing images to reduce download time
Techniques: Resizing images, downloading images, .gif, .jpg, image formats
Synopsis: Dynamic HTML, or DHTML, promises many things to Web developers, but as we've learned from the past, DHTML has its limitations (namely, different versions of the Document Object Model). This series of articles explores the basic concepts of DHTML and provide you with examples to try out in both IE and Netscape 4.
Techniques: DHTML, Dynamic HTML, Objects, CSS, Cascading Style Sheets, Positioning, all object, layer object, layer, div, span, ilayer, innerText, outerText, innerHTML, outerHTML, styles, altering content, text rollovers
Synopsis: Michael Bednarek continues the HTML series this time covering server side image maps and adding sound to your pages
Techniques: HTML, images, gif, jpeg, img, LOWSRC, background, client side image maps, map, area, usemap, sounds, bgsound, embed
Synopsis: Introducing a new section on Graphics, Josh Sahrmann kicks off with a article on Photoshop - the popular graphics application
Techniques: graphics, software, image layers, filters
Synopsis: A list or urls to web graphics resources - maintained by Swati Sani
Techniques: graphics, resources, free, logos, banners
Synopsis: This article, written by Graeme Williams, introduces you to the Web Accessibility Initiative (WAI.) The WAI is about providing guidelines that web authors should follow in order to make their pages more accessible for people with disabilities and more useful to indexing robots.
Techniques: HTML, HTML 4.0, Web Accessibility Initiative, WAI, Cascading Style Sheets, CSS, Tables, ACCESSKEY, SUMMARY, ALT, TITLE, LONGDESC
Synopsis: Michael Bednarek continues with the series of HTML articles describing HTML tags which allow you to manipulate the appearance of text on the screen, and how to create hyperlinks to link to other Web pages.
Synopsis: Josh Sahrmann describes how using WebObjects application can make developing internet databases easy!
Techniques: WebObjects Developer, HTML, Java, Webscript
Synopsis: Jason Nugent continues the CGI/Perl series of articles - this issue dicusses Server Side Includes and CGI Security
Techniques: SSI, Server Side Includes, config, include, echo, fsize, flastmod, exec, errmsg, sizefmt, LAST_MODIFIED, DOCUMENT_NAME, DOCUMENT_URI, DATE_LOCAL, SERVER_NAME, cgi, cmd, Apache, .shtml, .shtm, .sht, security, HTTP_REFERER
Synopsis: Starting a new series of articles on Databases - Josh Sahrmann describes how to create a simple internet database using either Microsoft Access or FileMaker Pro.
Techniques: Database, Access, FileMake Pro, HTML
Synopsis: How to create a Home Page - written by Gary Ransom - a complete guide and tutor, a set of hints, tips, selected links and help
Techniques: create a home page, make a home page, home page help, home page tutor, home page guide, create a web page, make a web page, web page tutor, web page guide, create, make, help, guide, tutor, design, publish, home page, links, hints, tips
Synopsis: This article on XSL, written by Janus Boye, tries to explain what XSL has to bring to the Web community.
Techniques: xsl, dsssl, xml, style, css
Synopsis: Michael Bednarek introduces a new series of Beginner HTML articles
Techniques: HTML, HTML 2.0, HTML 3.0, HTML 3.2 HTML 4.0, BODY, HEAD, TITLE, BR BGCOLOR, TEXT, color numbers and names
Techniques: Game, images, image src, Image(), image replacement, setTimeout, solitaire
Synopsis: Keith Drakard takes you through the various steps needed to make a really fancy background fader.
Techniques: fancy, background, fader
Synopsis: Written by Jason Nugent. In this article, the detailed steps required to extract the information that is sent to your CGI program is described. The article is fairly Perl intensive, but hopefully the examples will make it easy enough to follow.
Techniques: CGI, GET, POST, Perl variables, scalars, arrays, Hashes, Associative Arrays, $ENV, QUERY_STRING, REQUEST_METHOD, CONTENT_LENGTH, Regular Expressions, form parser script
Techniques: Netscape LiveConnect, LiveAudio, EMBED, midi, wav, MASTERSOUND, object arrays
Synopsis: Written by Michael Bednarek. It is possible to position elements on the page in both Microsoft and Netscape's implementation of Dynamic HTML. By dynamically altering the positions of elements over time, we can create simple animation effects. In this article you will learn how
Techniques: Microsoft Layers, Netscape Layers, DHMTL, DIV, Style, top, left, document.all, document.layers
Synopsis: Written by Paul Rundle. In this article we introduce you to layers compatible with both NN4 and MSIE4. You will learn how to show images and text using layers. Layers enable you to position text or pictures anywhere on the page. The layers shown in this example are compatible with both NN4 and MSIE4, however the section on altering the contents of layers is only suitable for MSIE4, as NN4 does not provide support for innerText, outerText, innerHTML and outerHTML layer properties.
Techniques: Microsoft Layers, DHMTL, DIV, Style Sheets, CSS, STYLE, absolute position, relative position, visibility, layer properties, innerText, outerText
Synopsis: Written by Josh Sahrmann. This article introduces the basic concepts about the LAYER tag introduced in Netscape Navigator 4. How to overlap text and images, and how to embed html from another document inside the current document.
Techniques: Netscape Layers, DHTML, LAYER, ILAYER, positioning layers, Layer source
Synopsis: Written by Janus Boye. RDF - the Resource Description Framework - is a foundation for processing metadata; it provides interoperability between applications that exchange machine-understandable information on the Web. RDF emphasizes facilities to enable automated processing of Web ressources. RDF metadata can be used in a variety of application areas.
Techniques: RDF, XML, Meta Data, authoring, publishing, cataloging, PICS, Site Maps, Dublin Core
Synopsis: Written by Jason Nugent. This article was born out of a need to assimilate Janus Boye's CSS FAQ into an article so people interested in beginning development with style sheets could have a reference in order to get started. It is hoped that after this article is read, you will have a better understanding of what CSS is, how it works, and how it can benefit your site.
Techniques: Presentation, style tag, Cascading Style Sheets, CSS, ID attribute, CLASS attribute
Synopsis: Have you ever wanted to display a different page in another language for non-English visitors to your site? This article explains how, in Netscape Navigator 4 and Microsoft Internet Explorer 4, you can trap which language the visitors browser is using and then show them either a pre-translated version of your page. For Microsoft Internet Explorer 4 the article also shows how to use page transitions to disolve a document into the translated document.
Techniques: navigator, language, browserLanguage, substring, RevealTrans, transitions, setTimeout
Synopsis: Janus Boye takes a look at MathML a new W3C Recommendation and explains why we might want to use it on our web pages.
Techniques: Mathematics, MathML, XML, RDF, EzMath plugin
Synopsis: This article describes advance uses of the mailto: protocol. It describes five working examples that you can use for your own purposes: i) using a link, ii) To: Cc: and Bcc:, iii) using a form, iv) multiple mailing using a form.
Techniques: links, links array, mailto:, to=, cc=, bcc=, onClick, forms, href, radio buttons, check boxes, select options, action, method, enctype, text/plain, click(), setTimeout(), onSubmit
Synopsis: Dr. Tarique Sani concludes the Java series on the KTN applet. Includes the complete source code for the KTN applet.
Techniques: paint(), start(), stop(), destroy(), run(), mouseEnter(), mouseExit(), mouseDown()
Synopsis: Jason Nugent continues with the new series of articles on CGI scripting.
Techniques: form, action, method, get, post, perl, encoding, print
Synopsis: Have you got files on your web space that people can download? Do you want to count how many times they are downloaded? This article discusses how to keep count of how many times a file is downloaded. Using a combination of image or floating frame replacement, this utility loads a CGI image to increment a counter. You obviously need to have a CGI image counter for this to work - most people do - either from your ISP or from a third party.
Techniques: Images, files, forms, counters, swapping images, floating frames,
Synopsis: This article discuses timezone offsets, which can be used to display the time anywhere around the world.
Techniques: GMT, Date, getTimezoneOffset, setTime, getTime, setTimeout, MSIE 3 fiddle, am, pm, forms
Techniques: form, password, hidden, location, image, onError, onLoad, document.images, image source, floating frame
Synopsis: Dr. Tarique Sani continues with the growing series of articles on Java. This article *actually* includes some Java code for the KTN Applet.
Techniques: Java Applet, source code
Synopsis: Jason Nugent returns this time with the first in a new series of articles on CGI (Common Gateway Interface) Scripts. This article introduces CGI, the benefits, the drawbacks, and the language of choice: Perl.
Techniques: CGI, Perl
Synopsis: Written by Janus Boye. If you're designing data-hungry sites, especially for intranets, you should be getting excited about XML, because in XML, you'll be able to create and respond to much richer set of data elements. That will in turn let you build more individualised dynamic sites and pages. For example, your site's users could access information across databases and types of data without having to rely on a search engine.
Techniques: XML, HTML, XSL, CSS, SGML, CDF, OSD, ICE - Aghhhh! TLA overload!
Synopsis: For NN4 and MSIE4 browsers, this article illustrates how you can complete a form and send the data entered via email to another person, who can load up the email in their browser and actually see the form as entered. This 'copy' form can then be updated and emailed to another person, and so on.
Synopsis: Written by Dr. Tarique Sani. Describes a basic Java Applet skeleton using the set of methods that provide the basic mechanism by which the browser interfaces to the applet to control its execution.
Techniques: init(), start(), stop(), destroy(), paint(), update(), repaint()
Techniques: Math, random(), round(), NaN, isNaN(), sin(), cos(), tan(), acos(), asin(), atan(), E, LN10, LN2, LOG10E, LOG2E, PI, SQRT1_2, SQRT2, abc(0), atan2(), ceil(), exp(), floor(), log(), max(), min(), pow(), sqrt()
Synopsis: This article demonstrates how to show a popup calendar that you can use to select a valid date and then pass this main to the original window. The calendar is shown in month format, and enables you to pick the year or the month to be displayed. Not only that, but if the popup calendar is reshown it remembers and reshows the previous display.
Techniques: window, open, location, href, opener, dates, forms, selectedIndex, calendar, year, month, day, self, close
Synopsis: Dr. Tarique Sani starts the first in a new series of articles on Java and how to use it to enhance your pages.
Techniques: Java, Applet, param, value
Synopsis: Jason Nugent describes a technique to speed up the loading of rollover images, without disrupting the ability to view the document.
Techniques: Images, image src, document.images, onLoad, image rollovers, onMouseOver, onMouseOut
Synopsis: Written by Michael Bednarek. With the advent of Dynamic HTML, we have been able to do a lot more with our scripts. Everything on the page becomes an object to be manipulated. In this article, you will learn how to change a page's style sheet on the fly.
Synopsis: Have you ever come across a web site, that refuses to accept the fact that you don't take cookies? This article will describe how to utilise cookies in your web site without forcing cookies on your visitors.
Techniques: Get_Cookie, Set_Cookie, Delete_Cookie
Synopsis: This article describes how to transfer data from a form on one page to a form on another page.
Techniques: form, search string, unescape, escape, encoded characters, check boxes, radio buttons, select options, split(), replace()
Techniques: form, password, hidden, location, image, onError, onLoad, document.images, image source
Synopsis: Shows how to create a dynamic Family Tree that you can navigate around. It uses arrays to hold the data to be displayed in the Family Tree. The example included uses the British Royal Family to demonstrate the varying amounts of information that can be held.
Techniques: Frames, objects, document.open(), document.write(), document.close(), dates, age, date of birth, onMouseOver, onMouseOut, dynamic content, this
Synopsis: Illustrates a method for sorting tables dynamically. The first method uses the search property of the location object to reload the document, which is extended to demonstrate a generic solution for all tables. The second method shows the new data binding facility available in Microsoft Internet Explorer 4.
Techniques: Tables, sorting, data binding, search parameter, objects, sorting objects, text files
Synopsis: How to jazz up those boring old image highlights that the majority of us have on our web pages.
Techniques: images, onMouseOver, onMouseOut, color, colour, browser safe palette, setTimeout, fade, glow, eval, clearTimeout
Techniques: events, event handlers, onAbort, onBlur, onChange, onClick, onDblClick, onDragDrop, onError, onFocus, onKeyDown, onKeyPress, onKeyUp, onLoad, onMouseDown, onMouseMove, onMouseOut, onMouseOver, onMouseUp, onMove, onReset, onResize, onSelect, onSubmit, onUnload
Synopsis: When you want users to be able to get a bird's-eye view of your site, a site map is the way to go. Its featured in Developer.com: http://www.developer.com
Synopsis: This article brings together the last few articles, to produce a page that shows all data regarding any date entered: full date, age, events, birthstone, Zodiac star sign, Chinese year, lottery numbers and random colors. As an added extra it also includes images of birthstones, zodiac star sign and the animal associated with the Chinese year.
Techniques: Images, Dates, Frames, location search property
Techniques: Arrays, Dates, Sorting
Techniques: Arrays, makeArray(), array length, new, object, sort, compare, bubble sort, toString, prototype
Techniques: Game, images, image src, Image(), image replacement, setTimeout, random numbers, Math, ceil
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Synopsis: This article will describe how to calculate the date of Easter Sunday, "held on a variable Sunday in March or April". This date will then be used to calculate other religious dates dependent on Easter Sunday.
Techniques: Easter, padout, year, month, day, getMM, getDD, getMMDD, accumulated days in the year, leap years, adding or subtracting days from one date to get another
Synopsis: This article describes how to select random numbers from a range, to produce a selection of lottery numbers. As an added bonus it shows how to also randomly show a background color.
Techniques: Random numbers, empty arrays, images, table background color
Synopsis: Describes how to calculate the 1st, 2nd, 3rd, 4th, 5th and last weekdays of any month. This will then be used to calculate the dates of various variable Calendar Events or Holidays.
Techniques: Day of the Week, Nth Day, makeArray, Leap Year, calendar events, holidays
Techniques: Form, onSubmit, this, indexOf(), Regular Expressions, RegExp, replace, split, match, search
Synopsis: Describes how to show the year of the chinese calendar that a date falls in, including the dates and days for the year.
Techniques: Chinese New Year, Chinese branches, Chinese stems, Chinese animal, tables, arrays, dates, year, month, day
Synopsis: This article calculates the zodiac sign that a date falls in, including the dates and days for the year, along with the birthstone associated with the month.
Techniques: Horroscope, star sign, zodiac, birth stone, arrays of data, date, days, months, years, range of dates
Synopsis: This article demonstrates how to calculate the day of the week of any date, and using this information retrieves the relevant line from "Monday's Child". It also shows how to show the full date for any given date.
Techniques: Day of the week, Math, floor, date, days, months, years, age, HowOld
Synopsis: This article describes how to calculate the age in years, months and days of someone who supplies their birthdate.
Techniques: Date, days, months, years, age, HowOld
Synopsis: This article demonstrates how to work with dates prior to 1970 and after 1999 without using the inbuilt Date object. It will describe how to pass this information to another frame or to another document.
Techniques: Date bugs, Calendar, months, days, years, leap years, arrays, data input, forms, options, selection, text input, slectedIndex, passing form references, onSubmit, ACTION, validating, parent, frame, search, location, href, substring
Techniques: frames, onSumbit, parent, location, href, selectedIndex, menus, objects, options, floating frames, IFRAME
Synopsis: Describes how to create a multiple keyword search facility - without using frames
Techniques: objects, object array, splitting text, search, keywords, multiple, replace, text, string, toUpperCase, object properties, finding, found, action, form, ?, substring, location, href
Techniques: documents, tutorials, references
Synopsis: Describes how to split nested strings
Synopsis: Describes methods associated with the String object, how to use them to find characters or strings within strings, to replace characters and portions of text, to change the case and to alter the style and formatting of text.
Techniques: length, charAt, indexOf, lastIndexOf, split, substring, replace, iteration, toLowerCase, toUpperCase, upperFirst, upperInitial, arguments, big, blink, bold, italics, small, strike, sub, sup, fixed, fontsize, fontcolor
Synopsis: Describes how to display and manipulate the current time, show the difference between two dates, show a countdown to and from a specific time and date, and how to trigger an event after a delay.
Techniques: date, time, hours, minutes, seconds, year, month, date, day, UTC(), counters, countdown, countback, setTimeout(), Millennium countdown
Synopsis: Describe how to use a select dropdown menu to control images, and, for those browsers that can, how to find out image properties.
Synopsis: Describes how to show different images within the same document, how to show different background images within the same document, how to control images within frames, and how to present an image slide show.
Techniques: image, location, search, href, substring, img, body, background, src, frame, target, onLoad, setTimeout, integer, string, preloading
Synopsis: Describes how to show images and text at random, how to show one of several forms randomly, refer to random banner adverts, random urls, random background color and images, how to generate a random questionnaire, and random frames.
Techniques: Math.random(), rnd(), rand(), seconds, getSeconds, %, modulus, images, forms, arrays, windows
Synopsis: Covers scrolling text within a text box
Techniques: form, text, onSubmit, onClick, scrolling, setTimeout, substring, timer, buttons
Synopsis: Describes some of the more interesting things that can be achieved with forms created with HTML
Techniques: forms, submit, cancel, enctype, method, action, target, events, hidden, validation, overriding form attributes, *.js source files, floating frames
Synopsis: Covers some advanced uses of dropdown menus: adding an additional entry passed from another page, and locating an entry based on a value entered in a text field.
Synopsis: Explains how to open sibling windows, and how to pass it information.
Synopsis: Describes the differences between Text Strings and String Objects, and how to cope with these differences.
Techniques: string, text, object, array, protocol, toString, method, function, ==, =, comparison, equal, toLowerCase, array, properties
Synopsis: Automate Check Boxes, i.e. their production, interrogation, setting and clearing, and how to find the value of Radio Buttons
Techniques: Form, checkbox, onClick, checked, unchecked, eval, true, false, toString(), reset()
Synopsis: Describes how to highlight portions of an imagemap, uses two different methods, plus an alternative for MSIE
Techniques: image, imagemap, onMouseOver, onMouseOut, usemap, map, status, history, go, floating frames
Synopsis: how to store information from a form as a cookie, and how to retrieve the information and place it back in the form.
Techniques: indexOf(), Get_Cookie, Set_Cookie, form, elements, text, select, radio, checkbox, eval(), substring(), find and replace, unescape(), checked, selectedIndex
Synopsis: How to add simple forward and back navigation between documents
Techniques: location, href, indexOf, substring, comments
Synopsis: Describes how to interrogate the time display different images, and two sample clocks
Techniques: conditional expression, getHours, getMinutes, getSeconds, images, image object, time
Synopsis: Describes how to create your own form spinner object
Techniques: onLoad, client-side image maps, conditional expression, usemap, forms, text box, Coordinated Universal Time, Temps Universel Coordonn�', UTC, HREF
Synopsis: Redirect visitors from your old pages to your new location
Techniques: onLoad, setTimeout, refresh, location, href
Synopsis: Describes multiple select options, and how to add, remove and replace options
Techniques: onSubmit, onClick, onBlur, onFocus, onChange events, forms, options, selections, images, add remove, replace
Synopsis: Using form selection options to change location of browser
Techniques: onSubmit, onClick, onBlur, onFocus, onChange events, forms, options, selections, images, buttons
Synopsis: Further enhancements to Highlighted images, including an enhanced browser detector, and framed toolbars
Techniques: images, onMouseOver, onMouseOut, onClick, *.js src files, preloading images, detecting browser, status bar messages
Synopsis: Display random banners one after another with links to the appropriate document
Techniques: images, floating frames, setTimeout, objects, arrays, random, location
Synopsis: Use a cookie to record the last time the visitor visited your page, and combine it with the previous Automating NEW! article.
Techniques: cookies, dates, Date.UTC, getYear, getMonth, getDate, substring
Synopsis: Describes how to use a text box and/or a button to change various frame locations.
Techniques: frames, forms, onClick, onSubmit, button, top, parent, sibling frames
Synopsis: Read the links array of another frame.
Techniques: Netscape, frames, links, array, href, onLoad
Synopsis: Stops direct access to pages that should be visited through frames.
Techniques: frames, location, search string, conditional expression, parent
Synopsis: Changing the location/content of a floating frame.
Techniques: Internet Explorer, frames array, floating frames, location
Synopsis: Microsoft slipped the support of the SRC attribute into the <SCRIPT> tag in version 3.02 of Internet Explorer.
Techniques: SRC, Internet Explorer, function, document.write
Synopsis: Automatically highlighting articles as NEW!, and then automatically unhighlighting them later.
Techniques: Date object, Date.UTC, function return
Synopsis: Enhancements to the previous Highlighting Images article. Updated to include MSIE and NN 4.
Techniques: Images, onMouseOver, onMouseOut, detecting browser, SRC
Synopsis: Creates Top | Next | Last | End links for navigation within a large document.
Synopsis: Highlighting images. Updated to include MSIE and NN 4.
Techniques: Images, onMouseOver, onMouseOut, onClick, detecting browser
Techniques: SRC, Floating Frames, HTML
Techniques: Frames, Mailto, Dates
Synopsis: Demonstration of navigation tools.
Synopsis: Demonstrations of different calendar displays.
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