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Sometimes it is convenient to “fake” a file — the user has requested a file, but it it needs to be generated or processed before it is sent out.
If you’ve been secluded under a rock for the past decade, lost on a desert island, kidnapped by aliens or in a coma, you may have missed the news about HTML5. The news is that it’s here, mostly.
An object is a package or collection of data. This data may be simple, such as strings and numbers, or it may be more complex. In particular, the object can also contain other objects.
In Principal, you can set up a Web Server by individually finding and installing the appropriate packages. In practice, you might prefer to install one of the pre-packaged versions.
Website owners who maintain user details have a great responsibility. Apart from keeping the database safe and sound, you will have to ensure that user passwords are kept safe and secure.
Much has been said about the merits of Responsive Websites, and, for the most part, rightly so. The benefits of building a website which can cope with the plethora of alternative browsing devices must surely be obvious to any developer.
Two of the most difficult things to get right in a responsive design are images and tables. By their very nature, the tend to occupy a certain amount of space, and it is often difficult to work out what to do if the screen is to small to accommodate the whole figure.
Web Forms typically use the special `password` type for password inputs. This hides the password from every body, but unfortunately includes the user. This looks at how to temporarily show the password if the user wants.
SQL includes `null`, which is used to indicate __no value__. The problem is that it doesn’t explain _why_ there is no value. Where we look at adding more meaning to `null` to allow for optional data.
SQL Server is normally to be found only on Windows environments. However, it is possible to install a working version of SQL Server on a Macintosh.
An important technique is simply to be able to turn property on or off. Once you have done this, you can perform a lot of additional magic using CSS.
Images are one of the most important visual elements of a web page. Here we look at what’s involved in preparing images for the Web.
Navigation is one of the key elements in all modern web sites, and making the navigation look attractive and familiar is going to be an important part of your web design.
Saturday, 20th October 2018
HTML tables, when correctly used, can contain many rows and columns of data. If the table is large enough, designers often wish to highlight rows to make them easier to read.