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HTML Attribute Values and Quotes (and Dreamweaver)

According to the W3C, HTML5 attribute values can be wrapped in single quotes or double quotes or no quotes at all. The same rules apply to HTML4, though some form of quotes is recommended. And in XHTML, values have to be wrapped in quotes, either single or double.

Dreamweaver CC 2015, out of the box, only wants double quotes around attribute values, which is weird. Misha Abesadze asked about this on the Adobe forum and Madhusudan N answered by describing how to fix Dreamweaver so that it doesn’t mark single-quoted attribute values with error messages. In the video below, we show the solution: Continue Reading »


Two Introduction to Web Design Webinars

If you’ve ever wondered how to learn web design, these webinars are the answer! These two webinars introduce attendees to the basics of web design and key web design concepts. Those interested in learning Dreamweaver should attend “Get Started with Adobe Dreamweaver” on October 27. Anyone looking to learn HTML is invited to “Introduction to HTML” on December 14. Each webinar will provide helpful tips and suggest key resources. Below are the details for both webinars.

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Testing Web Pages in Old Versions of IE with Virtual PC

Testing on old versions of Internet Explorer can be a pain. I have used IE Tester a lot and it used to do a pretty good job, but lately it has been having trouble with IE7 and IE8.

One of my colleagues recently told me about these Virtual PC images provided by Microsoft explicitly for testing web pages on older versions of Internet Explorer. I downloaded and installed XPSP3-IE6.EXE, XPSP3-IE7.EXE, and XPSP3-IE8.EXE . Continue Reading »


HTML5 Canvas-based Raffle Picker

I’ve been playing with HTML5 Canvas. All the examples I’ve seen are either overly simplified (for teaching purposes) or full-blown applications (like Sketchpad). I’m trying to figure out how your average web developer might incorporate it into their websites. I don’t have a great answer yet, but I am having fun with it! Continue Reading »