Friday, 18 January 2013

<PRE> tags and white-space: pre style

When you need to preserve tab characters and line breaks within HTML elements other than multiline input fields, you can use the <pre> tag or the style attribute of white-space: pre.

Just noticed that there is a slight difference in using a <pre> tag and a div with the white-space: pre style attribute applied to it. As the default user agent setting for the font-family style attribute for a <pre> tag is mono


Found more of a description on this site...


Use Plunkr to test it out if you like....

<!DOCTYPE html>

  <head lang="en">
    <meta charset="utf-8">
    <title>Awesome Game</title>
  <pre>Test this wer awereaw
  <div id='content' style="white-space:pre">Content!

Thursday, 17 January 2013

Project Silk for all your HTML web application needs

A colleague of mine pointed out this white paper article that Microsoft have kindly put together, which appears to be a full overview on how to construct a web site in this day an age.

"Guidance for building cross-browser web applications with a focus on client-side interactivity. These applications take advantage of the latest web standards like HTML5, CSS3 and ECMAScript 5 along with modern web technologies such as jQuery, Internet Explorer 9, and ASP.NET MVC3"

You can also download it all in pdf format from the following link

Tuesday, 8 January 2013

How to Fix a Humax HDR FOX T2 PVR that will not stay powered on

Issue When you attempt to power on your Humax the standby orange light goes blue for a moment, and then powers off automatically again. ...