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Technology

Adding dynamic content for multiple browsers & versions

Originally published in Netscape World May 1997, archived at Wayback Machine One concern facing all Web developers when Microsoft or Netscape release a new version of Navigator or Internet Explorer is how to incorporate some of the new technologies of the new versions, but still offer Web pages that are readable by older versions of […]

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Specs

Getting started with cascading style sheets

Originally appeared in Netscape World, now archived at Wayback Machine Web page authors want to control more than what basic HTML provides, yet they also want their pages to display in the same manner across multiple browsers and multiple platforms. HTML provides the tools that allow us to create hypertext links, frames, tables, lists, or […]

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Technology

HTML Tables Tips and Techniques

Don’t shoot me for using HTML tables for formatting the page. This was the standard of the time. An HTML table is more than a technique to throw a bar around some text; it can also be used to finely control the appearance of your entire page. To start, we’ll create a table that is […]

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Government

Comments on the Communications Decency Act

My first real experience with the Internet was subscribing to a Usenet on a symbolic modeling language. I remember reading a response from a researcher in Switzerland and deciding to write my first entry into the thread. Every time someone would write from a different country I was awed. Where else and in what other […]

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Just Shelley

Working at Home

Imagine this scenario: You get up in the morning, grab a cup of coffee, and wander out to the Living Room. You stand and gaze out the window for a few minutes taking advantage of that great mountain view. Then you casually go into your home office and start looking through your email. After you […]