Remember the scene in Aliens where the baby alien emerges from the guy's stomach? Flash has been tunneling deeply in the innards of browsers and web site development, and its latest iteration (Flash MX) looks like a full-blown attempt to emerge and kill its host in the process.[thanks webgraphics]
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Friday, March 15, 2002
CSS has been around for a long time, but the main problem has not been with CSS, rather, browser support problems for CSS. But with the release of Netscape 6.x browsers, and the prevalence of IE browsers along with somewhat less common but CSS-savvy browsers such as Opera, we can now begin to turn to CSS for at least some of our design concerns.
Thursday, March 14, 2002
Lets talk about what eval() is really for. It's a last resort. That's *all* it is. You should never, ever use eval() when there is another option open to you.
In other other news, I answered some questions for Dan at 13th Parallel and you can read my answers here. In response to the question "What is the www?" I really should have given Derek's definition of the internet: "The power of computers writ large."
Tuesday, March 12, 2002
This script creates a common interface for Mozilla and IE and also extends the Mozilla classes a little to make them behave even more like the Microsoft interfaces.
Monday, March 11, 2002
Sources inside AOL and Red Hat say AOL is making a major internal switch to Linux, and the long-rumored AOL default browser switch from Microsoft's Internet Explorer to Mozilla -- or at least Mozilla's Gecko rendering engine -- is well under way.