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Introduction to CSS Layout

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O’Reilly Network: Introduction to CSS Layout [Mar. 01, 2002]
There aren’t many web developers who have not at least tried using Cascading Style Sheets (CSS) to define typography and simple page attributes such as background and text color. These days more and more developers are pushing CSS even further, eschewing tables and embracing CSS as a web page layout tool. In this article I’ll explain why CSS is in many ways preferable to using tables for layout, and then I’ll show you some CSS layout techniques using a complete re-coding of the Apple Internet Developer home page as an example

Felix the Cat

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Everybody needs a little distraction sometimes.


Unpatched IE security holes

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Unpatched IE vulnerabilities
Why this page ?
This page was made public to put pressure on Microsoft, in the hope that they may patch the listed security holes.
Vulnerabilities listed on this page work (among others) with the latest version of Internet Explorer, with all patches installed.
Until proper patches have been provided, the only fix is to disable scripting.
This page is, and always will be, a work in progress. This is not a definitive list of vulnerabilities.

The Elements of Style – William Strunk, Jr.

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Strunk, William, Jr. 1918. The Elements of Style
Asserting that one must first know the rules to break them, this classic reference book is a must-have for any student and conscientious writer. Intended for use in which the practice of composition is combined with the study of literature, it gives in brief space the principal requirements of plain English style and concentrates attention on the rules of usage and principles of composition most commonly violated.


VR Sidney Opera House Tour

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the sydney opera house virtual tour A Virtual Tour of the Sidney Opera House – requires QuickTimeVR and Flash 5.

GreatFamily 1.1

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Download GreatFamily – 100% FREEWARE
GreatFamily is a unique, powerful and easy-to-use tool for graphical family tree editing and web page creation. It’s completely free

Metapad Beta

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metapad home
metapad is a small, fast (and completely free) text editor for Windows 9x and Windows NT with similar features to Microsoft Notepad but with many extra (and rather useful) features. It was designed to completely replace Notepad since it includes all of Notepad’s features and much, much more


Ximian Evolution? 1.0

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Ximian : Products : Ximian Evolution
Ximian Evolution%u2122 is the premier personal and workgroup information management solution for Linux and UNIX. The software seamlessly integrates email, calendaring, meeting scheduling, contact management and online task lists in one powerful, fast, and easy to use application. Ximian Evolution also delivers a comprehensive set of features that help you keep your work organized and your projects on track. Automatic email indexing keeps your information at your fingertips. The unique Ximian vFolders%u2122 are virtual folders you use to create and save powerful contextual views of your email messages.


PHP Weather (METAR decoder)

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Gimpster.com: Home > PHP > PHP Weather
PHP Weather is a script written in PHP, that will decode a METAR weather report. Every hour a round the clock airports make a METAR-report where they measure things like the temperature, the wind speed and direction etc. This information is available on the Internet here. Choose a country and then a observing location and you’ll get the latest report. It even caches the METARs in a database so subsequent request for the same station will be served as fast as possible.

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