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Created by Dr. Xi on April 16, 2014 16:26:36    Last update: April 16, 2014 16:26:36
Basically, you are requesting "Active" content via HTTP from a page served via HTTPS. And Firefox blocked it. What is "Active Content"? Examples are JavaScript, CSS, objects, xhr requests, iframes, and fonts. More info: Mixed Content Blocking Enabled in Firefox 23!
Created by Dr. Xi on September 20, 2013 11:58:32    Last update: September 20, 2013 11:58:32
Some tools for debugging under Android mobile browser. Firebug : I can install firebug in Firefox for Android, but there doesn't seem to be a way to invoke it. Firebug Lite might be a better choice. Crossfire seems to enable remote debugging through FIrebug, but it seemed like in early stage (stalled?). Google's remote debugging tool for Chrome remote debugging tool. Need to inject some JavaScript into the page being debugged.
Created by James on May 19, 2011 16:02:40    Last update: May 19, 2011 16:05:05
Finally, MathJax makes showing math equations in the browser a reality! Here are some simple demos. A simple example: <!doctype html> <html> <head> <title>Math... Add HTML styling for Firefox: <!doctype html> <html> <head> <title>Math...
Created by James on July 04, 2009 16:30:40    Last update: January 11, 2011 21:21:59
If you are looking for a solution for a progress bar, I direct you to the following resources: Bare Naked App provides a simple and elegant solution based on pure CSS with two images. You control the percentage of completion through the background-position attribute of the CSS. HTML: <img src="/images/percentImage.png" alt="... CSS: img.percentImage { background: white url(/imag... Images: (percentImage.png) (percentImage_back.png) WebAppers extended the above solution with JavaScript. They also added several colored images: JQuery UI has a built-in progress bar widget. However, if you want to get to understand some of the foobar needed to get CSS to work (in general) through this example, stay with me for the rest of this note. Initially I was thinking, a progress bar should be easy: just make...
Created by James on July 19, 2009 20:51:23    Last update: January 11, 2011 20:14:18
If CSS3 border-image is properly supported, making a rounded corner box is very easy. You just need a round corner image like this: The following markup: <!DOCTYPE HTML PUBLIC "-//W3C//DTD HTML 4.01//EN" ... would render like this (try it in Firefox 3.5 and Google Chrome): However, IE as of version 8.0 does not support border-image . So until border-image is reliably supported in all major browsers, we still have to rely on tried and true tricks to make it work. In general, I found three general categories of tricks to make rounded corners: Good old tables. This trick creates a table of 9 cells and uses the 8 cells on the perimeter to render the borders and rounded corners. The central cell is used for...
Created by James on January 10, 2011 16:37:20    Last update: January 10, 2011 16:37:20
The following page injects CSS rules with JavaScript. It works fine in Firefox and Chrome. <html> <head> <script type="text/javascrip... But in IE, it breaks with "Unknown runtime error" (seemed like it's trying to interpret the curly brackets in the CSS as JavaScript blocks!): In order to make it work in IE, the code need to be changed to: <html> <head> <script type="text/javascrip... The tricks to identify IE and insert new CSS rules came from Paul Irish .
Created by James on October 11, 2009 21:15:53    Last update: October 11, 2009 21:19:39
Many techniques for making rounded corners do not work well when the element being rounded is displayed on a background with a different color (or multiple colors). Example 1: Nifty Cube with JavaScript <html> <head> <base href="http://www.html.i... Example 2: modx Simple Rounded Corner Box <html> <head> <title>Round Corner</title> ... Example 3: CSS3 (does not work in IE) <!DOCTYPE HTML PUBLIC "-//W3C//DTD HTML 4.01//EN" ... Example 4: This is one that actually works ! The nifty corner technique can be tweaked to be background friendly, although the JavaScript version didn't work for some reason. <!DOCTYPE HTML PUBLIC "-//W3C//DTD HTML 4.01//EN" ...
Created by Dr. Xi on September 07, 2008 21:14:46    Last update: September 07, 2008 21:14:46
In the simplest form, JavaScript debugging is simply looking at the JavaScript error messages. For IE, there's a yellow mark at the left bottom screen of the browser when a JavaScript error occurs. For Firefox, you need to enter javascript: in the address bar to see the JavaScript errors. These simple tools aren't enough when your JavaScript s become less simple. For IE, you can use the "Microsoft Script Debugger" or "Microsoft Script Editor", which comes with Microsoft Office. This is a pretty good tutorial on the subject: For Firefox, I use firebug , which not only allows you to debug JavaScript, but also to inspect the HTML, DOM and CSS on the page. I use it a lot to modify the CSS on...