Frontend Tips

Practical advice for frontend engineers / web developers

IE bug: change event ‘fails’ to bubble

By Isofarro on October 5th, 2009 - No comments

I ran into a weirdness where the change event fired on a select HTML element doesn’t seem to bubble up and reach the listener attached to the parent form element. Although this is specified in a W3C recommendation for this event to bubble, Internet Explorer doesn’t do this (but perhaps IE’s behaviour is correct?). So [...]

Temporary redirecting homepages with .htaccess

By Isofarro on August 2nd, 2009 - No comments

Sometimes it’s useful to be able to redirect the homepage of a site to an already existing page. The main case is when a site is being built a piece at a time, and the first piece is ready. With our limited time on our own projects we sometimes need the motivation of having something [...]

Web development is complex

By Isofarro on February 3rd, 2009 - No comments

Web development is a difficult and tricky business. Even with building sites in a web standards way there are still complications and other issues to consider in each decision and turning point. Above just the technical skills there are the softer-skills that are essential in delivering a world class experience.

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