Xah Web Dev Blog 2014-09
Google Chrome bug. html5 audio doesn't play midi https://code.google.com/p/chromium/issues/detail?id=418420
JS: Function Declaration vs Function Expression (major rewrite)
JS: Define Function (minor update)
JS: Operators (major update. ECMAScript reference links added)
JS: Bitwise Operators (on its own page)
Web Design Index (new index page)
Web Spam and Scam (new index page)
JS: Array-Like Object (updated)
JS: Value Types (on its own page)
JS: true, false (on its own page)
Google Pushes Invalid HTML to the World still so.
Firefox now supports MP3 in HTML5 audio. Now, the MP3 and AAC are the formats supported in all major browsers. Test here: HTML Audio Tag
massive number of Java applets were killed in the past few years due to global warming created by Apple.
HTML 5: no need for “type="text/css"” attribute in “style” element
when using the “style” tag in HTML page, you can omit the
type="text/css" part. Just write
#twitter won't display a page unless you have cookies on #howthingsare
also note, incognito mode only doesn'the log your browse history on your local machine, that's all. It doesn't prevent your internet service provider or company from knowing which sites you visit.
if you want true anonymous browsing, use tor browser. Download at https://www.torproject.org/projects/torbrowser.html.en
a long long time ago, when you visit some sites, it'll do popup windows. When you close it, it'll popup 2 more… JS: Open URL window.open(…)
The Unfortunate Fate of Music MIDI File (on its own page)
ancient technology: HTML: Auto Refresh, Auto Redirect
Google #Chrome today has the worst Unicode support.
HTML Table vs CSS layout myth
two golden articles:
[The Tableless Table By Armin Wagnere. At http://www.arminbwagner.com/text/the_tableless_table/ , accessed on 2014-09-02 ]
[In defence of layout tables By Barry Pearson. At http://www.barrypearson.co.uk/articles/layout_tables/defence.htm , accessed on 2014-09-02 ]
CSS Layout Tutorial (minor update)
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