Tips and techniques from the world of web development.
Busy web developers are always looking for an edge. This month we explore some tricks for faster and more effective websites.
Today's website is more than pictures and text. Sometimes simple HTML just isn't enough. Developers look for ways to maximize traffic and minimize development time. And the point of the exercise is always the same – do more with less: better performance, higher click through, more pages, fewer dollars. We rise to the challenge with this month's Web Tricks cover story.
We start with a look at how to configure trackbacks. A trackback is a tool for bloggers to provide notice of their conversations with other bloggers on themes of common interest. Alert use of trackbacks can lead to increased traffic, higher search ratings, and a richer experience for viewers.
Cascading Style Sheets (CSS) is a tool for defining a website's style, but you can use CSS for so much more. The second article in this month's set explores some tricks with CSS. You'll learn how to use CSS as a fast and flexible tool for tasks that once required scripting or hard-coded HTML.
Read full article as PDF:Web_Tricks_Cover_Intro.pdf (140.89 kB)
Related Articles listed on web site are from 2005/59I have a subscription (at home) for Linux Pro Magazine, and read the 'CSS Tricks' article.
The "tricks" are just the sort of thing I like to put into a reference area for future use. So I went online to the archives -- September 2008 issue 94 -- located the "Web Tricks" section and went to peruse the "CSS Magic" in Related Articles. Then I noticed it was not the same article (CSS Tricks) from 2008/94, but rather an older article from 2005.
Longtime litigator revives an ancient suit against IBM alleging Linux infringes on Unix copyrights.
Specialty distro keeps the focus on advanced learning.
The openSUSE Conference will be held July 18-22, 2013, at the Olympic Museum in Thessaloniki, Greece.
Security breached at home sites of the CMS project.
Lead Java developer vows policy changes and more attention to fixing problems.
Vendor D-Wave scores big with a sale to NASA's Quantum Intelligence Lab.
Many package updates and Steam integration highlight the latest from the Mandriva-based community Linux.
Richard Stallman calls for the W3C to remain independent of vendor interests.
The new release supports nine architectures, 73 human languages, and zero non-Free components.
Fedora developers release the first alpha version of Fedora 19, known as Schrödinger’s Cat, for general testing. The final release is expected in July 2013.