Category: Development

Firefox Reader View

I’ve been working a bit on mindful.dog, which used to be a single page site initially, but got an additional landing page for puppy class enrolment. Upon the latest Firefox update, a popup showed up pointing Firefox users to the Reader View, which is similar to Safari’s Reader view. Not that this is a particularly…

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Missing favicon in IE11

For reference. Because I’ve been staring at this for a while. Using the right link tag in the head, and a valid ico image file, IE11 would not display the favicon. On IBM WAS 8.5 (which is irrelevant really), on an invalid, self-signed https connection, IE11 would not show the favicon (while Chrome and Firefox…

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Browser zooming and CSS layout issues

Browsers have a zoom functionality, to zoom in or out, enlarging or shrinking the content in the browser window (using CTRL plus scrollwheel on mouse, or CTRL with + or -). I guess most of the time (no research here), people would zoom in, enlarging elements on screen to improve legibility. There’s also an option…

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HTTP 415 Unsupported Media Type

Encountered an error in IE11 a while ago using the Swagger UI, on a DELETE REST request, which returned “HTTP 415 Unsupported Media Type” error, while Firefox/Chrome had no problem with the same request (I know, what else is new, right?). I couldn’t find anything specific around Swagger and HTTP 415. As it turns out,…

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Showcasing local (Australian) web talent

For MadeWithLove.in, I’m looking for locally produced (in your suburb, city, country (starting with Australia)), web/tech-related products, like cool, fun, interesting web or mobile apps, interesting blogs, internet connected gadgets… A web address that people should know about, for example a great app you want to shout-out, showcasing an amazing developer or interesting blogger in…

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Apple vs Adobe

When you read the blogosphere, with the introduction of iPhone OS 4 and it’s new T&C (which blocks cross compiled iPhone apps), it looks like we’re in for a next stage in the war between Apple and Adobe’s Flash. No doubt the particular clause in question is against Adobe. But why? I went to the…

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