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September 11, 2010

Most, if not all developers who read this have at least heard of jQuery, one of the most powerful Javascript libraries out there. Most notably, there are a seemingly infinite number of "plugins" or "packages" that can be downloaded and implemented with almost zero knowledge of coding.

As tempting as it may be to simply use a package deal, a little bit of jQuery knowledge can go a long way. Note that as a Javascript library jQuery isn't really a different language, it's an extension of Javascript that allows you to do essentially the same tasks with significantly less code.

August 30, 2010

For those of us who are still supporting Internet Explorer 6 (grudgingly at least) there is always an endless array of new and exciting bugs to account for. Thankfully the number of users who call IE6 home are finally in a steady decline, as more and more PC users are replacing their antiques with the next generation Windows 7 equipped machines.

January 27, 2010

Cross Browser Compatible Code - Part I

As any professional web developer will tell you, developing a website that renders consistently across all flavors of web browser is nearly impossible without having some tricks up your sleeve. This depends, of course, upon how complex the site is that you are building, but even the simplest of designs can easily go awry if you are not careful. It would seem that the bane of a web developer's existence lies within the Internet Explorer family, most notably any version before 7.

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November 16, 2009

A friend teaches an Intermediate Digital Imaging class at RPI. We've discussed web design and development best practices in the past and during those discussions an idea was born - I was going to stand in front of a class of undergraduate students and teach them about web.

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