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Four Fundamental Concepts Every Front End Web Developer Should Understand

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by Troy Grosfield
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November 6th, 2010
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There are four fundamental concepts every web developer should understand when writing html. 1. declare a doctype and know the differences between each type… 2. know which tags are valid in other tags… 3. know the difference between block vs. inline tags… 4. know the semantics behind each of the html tags

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SEO: Search Engine Optimization Best Practices for Your Website

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by Troy Grosfield
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October 26th, 2010
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One of the best ways to make your site’s content more discoverable is to make sure it’s optimized for search engines, also known as SEO (Search Engine Optimization).  When I first made this site public, I wasn’t very happy with the fact that when I searched for my name my website wasn’t anywhere close to … read more

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Progressive Enhancement for Web Design

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by Troy Grosfield
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October 26th, 2010
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If you’re into web development you’ve likely come across the term progressive enhancement. But what does this really mean? Progressive enhancement is a strategy for web design that emphasizes accessibility, semantic HTML markup, and external stylesheet and scripting technologies. Progressive enhancement uses web technologies in a layered fashion that allows everyone to access the basic … read more

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Javascript and a Link’s Onclick Event

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by Troy Grosfield
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September 14th, 2010
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I was given the task of making a link appear selected once it was clicked. This needed to be done with Javascript so I thought I would share this easy snippet. Demo Zoom (click link to see in action): Past 7 days Past 30 days Past 3 months Past 6 months Past year You clicked: … read more

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