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Tag: Web Development

Is your website ready for Windows 10 ?

Hello! Windows 10 has been in the market for a month now following the official launch on July 29. Since then, the new OS has been gaining ground super fast and in less than a month Windows 10 was running on more than 75 million devices! And growing. Well, that’s great news for web developers as well. Especially, that the new Windows comes with a whole new Browser that is built for the modern web! Microsoft…

The First Windows 10 Bridge: Project Westminster

Hello Developers! We are nearing the official launch of Windows 10 and the pace of Build releases has been speeding up in the past month to the fast ring. Last week, 2 releases (Build 10159 and 10162). The developer SDK is catching up as well, and on July 1st Microsoft released a new Windows 10 SDK Preview and the associated Windows 10 Mobile emulators. This SDK is to be used in conjunction with Windows 10 Insider Preview…

Check if your website is mobile friendly

Hola! Today, I came across a great tool for web developers! The tool is by W3C and called “The Mobile Checker“, it provides you with an emulation close to what your Web app looks like on different kinds of mobile devices, including tablets and smartphones. So, you can have a better idea on how mobile friendly your website is. This is critical, if you want your website to appear in search results on mobile devices,…

Is there a place for div in html5

After introducing new elements like <article>, <section>, and <aside> in HTML5,  web developers might ask if the <div>  element still has a place or more practically when we should use plain simple divs. Now that we have access to the more meaningful new semantic tags in HTML5 (header,article, section, and footer, figure), would we still need to use a  div? Well the answer is definitely YES. According to W3C: “The div tag defines a division or a section in an HTML document and it can be used…

HTML5 Cheat Sheet

I came across this HTML5 Cheat Sheet today, and i thought I’d share it with you. You can download the image and keep it for reference. It is quite comprehensive and covers most aspects of HTML5 (tags and events) , it does not include CSS3 and Javascript features. It will come in handy sometimes, or you might like to skim it and get a general view of HTML5 features.

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