Category: Standards

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Avoiding CSS Image Flicker issue in IE 6.0

There are two types of flickering when it comes to the background-image CSS attribute and its IE6 support. The first is when the whole image flickers. This one can be solved by the aforementioned workarounds. Here is another nice article: http://www.fivesevensix.com/studies/ie6flicker/ The other one is cursor flickering - when you hover an element with the ...

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ASP .Net Performance Improvement Tips

I was just going through this site checking for Performance improvement tips in .Net Web Application, for my project. It was pretty good and useful. Check out the link below: Seven Ways To Do Performance Optimization Of An ASPNET3.5Web2.0Portal Some of them are pretty cool and there are possibilities that you might miss out on ...

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Learn jQuery: A simple ‘Hello World’ jQuery Code

jQuery - A powerful javascript library capable of doing all your complex javascript actions and functionality in a line or two. How cool is that. Pre-requisites : Notepad, jquery.js file(You can get it here),  some coding background and an open mind Let's Start with a simple Hello World: Open your notepad, create a html file ...

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__doPostBack and Object expected error

The best way to understand the working of the __doPostBack function is to dissect the function into small pieces and explore each piece one at a time.  Let us take a look at the function. <input type="hidden" name="__EVENTTARGET" id="__EVENTTARGET" value="" /> <input type="hidden" name="__EVENTARGUMENT" id="__EVENTARGUMENT" value="" /> function __doPostBack(eventTarget, eventArgument) { if (!theForm.onsubmit || (theForm.onsubmit() ...

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How to enable developer toolbar in Safari

To enable the Web Inspector (Safari equivalent for IE Developer Toolbar) and User Agents etc., just follow the screen shots below: Voila! I hope it helped.

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Difference between Convert.ToString() and .ToString()

The main difference between these both are the fact that Convert.ToString() can handle NULL and avoid ObjectReferenceNullException, while .ToString() would break in such case. It is always good to use the Convert object than the ToString() Let's have a look into the Convert.ToString() method. Using a reflector, i got hold of the Convert object below: ...

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Avoid Outline for textboxes on focus in Safari

Safari has its own amazing styles with it. Most of them are pretty cool and makes the browser stand out. But some of them can affect the screen structure. One of them would be the blue outline that textboxes have on focus. The solution to this is a simple css fix. input:focus{ outline : none ...

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Avoid Resizing of textarea in Safari

Safari has its own amazing styles with it. Most of them are pretty cool and makes the browser stand out. But some of them can affect the screen structure. One of them would be the resizing of the multiline textboxes or textarea in Safari. But the solution is quite simple css fix. In the css ...

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CSS fixes based on Browser versions

IE Specific CSS loading: There can be scenarios wherein you might want to load IE version specific CSS. Say an IE6.css file for IE 6 and below, IE7.css for IE 7 alone. In these scenarios, it is good to exploit the conditional comments that IE layout engine Trident look upon. Check the code below to ...

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jQuery not working from external js file?

I had faced this issue in one of my development projects. I used jquery lavishly in every bit of my javascript code. Since during development, i used to write the scripts in the page itself, i didn't have to bother much. But later when i decided to move the scripts to another external ".js" file, ...