Category: Web

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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Google VR View

Pretty excited with Google’s VR View release. Google VR View transforms 360° or VR images (and videos) into interactive experiences. It makes it effortless to integrate your own panorama images, including stereo images for use with Google Cardboard, into any site, without being dependent on any other service (like RoundMe or Flickr hosted images). Blue…

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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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