Archive for the ‘HTML / HTML5’ Category

Problem: Passwords are getting ‘stolen’ even faster than they are (used to be) guessed.  By ‘stolen’ I mean taken, en mass, from some site (cf. the Sony fiasco some years ago).  This actual happens all the time – usually unreported because what doctor’s office has intrusion detection on their in-house network?!?  So here’s a way to make an easy-to-remember, strong password that is unique to every website you’ll visit. (more…)


Developed this really slick, internal website where I use a ton of AJAX calls to constantly load next-steps into the browser.  I’m using this as a way to make the screen much easier to use — instead of a large number of form-fields to fill out, the user is only given what is needed right-now, then, given what’s needed next in a contextually relevant way (thereby not even having/displaying fields that are irrelevant to the circumstance).

And then I tried it all in IE.  Ugh.  Finally got it to work (CSS hacks and all), only to have formatted text have its tags stripped.  Instead of having a heading-line followed by an unordered list, I got plain text.  PLAIN text.  Grrr. (more…)

I created a really fun form at work that has all kinds of AJAX and HTML5 goodness… but as soon as the user hits ‘enter’, the form is submitted.  Arg.  I want them to click the Submit button ’cause I got more JavaScript fun happening there.  Problem: How to make the Enter button not submit a form?