How to test your website on Internet Explorer with GNU/Linux and Virtualbox

How to test your website on Internet Explorer with GNU/Linux and Virtualbox

As a web developer, you are always required to test your website code on Internet Explorer. And everyone knows how much of a pain that alone can be. But for GNU/Linux-only users the fun starts even before taking a look at your code on IE. The trouble starts with how... HTML5 a jump backwards in web standards?

HTML5 a jump backwards in web standards?

Web standards have always been about good markup, keeping things in order and cleaned up, etc. Using transitional or strict DTDs and validating our markup with different tools was a good practice encouraged by many. With HTML5 things seem to be going a bit backwards...

Using Git with Subversion repository subdirectory

Interacting a local git repository with a subversion one has been very useful and is very common on old projects. The way to do that is by using the git svn commands. But sometimes there are situations where there is one large repository with several projects as... CSS3 columns in Internet Explorer and other unsupported browsers

CSS3 columns in Internet Explorer and other unsupported browsers

Recently I’ve been working on a project for a client that makes use of CSS3 columns in its layout design. The problem with CSS3 columns is that it’s not supported by any stable version of Internet Explorer so far (surprised? no? good!). At the time of this... Easy CSS editing with Emacs

Easy CSS editing with Emacs

Editing CSS in Emacs is very easy since the standard CSS mode comes included by default. But developer Julien Danjou created this nice minor mode called rainbow-mode which will display the color of the code as the background of the code’s text. It is very useful...