Xah Web Dev Blog 2015-08

CSS: HSL Color (minor update)

CSS: Background Image (repost)

What Character Encoding Do Chinese Sites Use? (minor update)

Property Key “constructor”

minor update. Never use the “constructor” property.

Practical SVG Tutorial (much rework in the past weeks)

SVG: Text Element Tutorial (first version)

Convert String/Number (minor update)

The W3C, is now hip, due to competition with WHATWG. W3C now has github, with HTML, tutorial style!


by the way, if you didn't know already, the w3c and WHATWG split few years ago. NOT amicably. [see WHATWG vs W3C Split]

web design: 3 more websites with unreadable gray on white

gray on white chrome devtools website 2015-08-05
Web Design: Grey Text on White Background

Throw Try Catch Finally (new)

JavaScript Syntax Complexity: Lookahead

JavaScript expression statement complexity 2015-08-13
JavaScript Syntax Complexity: Lookahead. ECMAScript 5.1 §12#sec-12.4

Operators (updated)

DOM: Navigate DOM Tree (updated)

DOM: Whitespace Nodes (on its own page)

DOM: Node Type, Node Name, Node Value (updated)

Array.prototype (updated. Examples separated into own pages)

CSS: Linear Gradient (updated)

JavaScript Quiz: Variable in Array

New version of my JavaScript tutorial is out. See: Buy JavaScript in Depth

Buy it. Thanks.

Random Array Element, Randomize Array (on its own page)

Format Number (new code added)

js constructor quiz 2015-08-05
do you understand every line here? Property Key “constructor” (updated)

Javascript Style Guide (added a new item about looping thru properties)

Web Design: Grey Text on White Background (more screenshot)

Object Overview (more refinement)

So, Google Plus is now officially flopped, after 4 years of ado.

google plus failed news 2015-08-03
google plus failed news

The Google Plus Song (humor)

Firefox: Set Mouse Wheel Scroll Speed (updated)

Firefox: Set Backspace Key to Go Back To Previous Page

Web Design, Minimal Window Width (repost)

Google Chrome. Hover mouse over a link. It should show the URL. But, Google Chrome had a bug since about .