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target=”_blank” XHTML replacement.

December 16th 2009

As you must already know, using target=”_blank” to open a page in a new window doesn’t validate in XHTML. There’s a javascript workaround tho. This example is based on jQuery since it’s always included in my project and it’s my library of choice but it could be easily converted to any library. The basics To […]

pointer-events, a property I wish we had now.

December 1st 2009

Mozilla announced it’d support pointer-events in Firefox 3.6. While the specification has apparently been part of SVG for a while, I never really heard of it before today. The pointer-events CSS property basically specifies if the mouse event should be sent to the current element, or the element underneath it. Might not look very useful […]

The real world costs of an heavy website

November 30th 2009

You often read about why you should keep your web pages as light as possible to be quick to load. While all of this is true, there’s also a very important reason why you should keep your web pages as light as possible and that’s regarding bandwidth costs. We often take for granted unlimited bandwidth […]