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Using Dynamic HTML to create an animated menubar

Originally published in Netscape World, now archived at the Wayback Machine Microsoft and Netscape decided to use two different techniques for Dynamic HTML. Microsoft bases its approach on exposing CSS1 (Cascading Style Sheets) attributes to script, with a little help from some interesting new built-in, lightweight, and windowless ActiveX controls. Netscape bases much of its […]

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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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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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Scenario: Internet Zoo

Page and source archived at Wayback Machine. Note, background images were cool in 1997. As for the comment, “The system needs little in the way of security and will reside on a machine totally isolated from any other system”, well, all I can say is those were the days. The Scenario is a non-profit organization, […]