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191. Sunday 7th November 1999 - Internet Explorer As A Development Platform?
Synopsis: Internet Explorer has evolved a significant amount since its version 3.0 was introduced a few years back. Dynamic HTML is equipped with its own hierarchy, programming languages, you name it. You can almost run your computer with it. Now what if we took the DHTML in IE and used it to re-create IE. Is this possible? Of course it is. Ryan Detert shows how using the new HTML Applications (HTA's) that Internet Explorer 5.0 now supports.
Techniques: HTML Applications, HTA, ID, applicationName, border, borderStyle, caption, icon, maximizeButton, minimizeButton, showInTaskBar, singleInstance, sysMenu, version, windowState, commandLine Method, HTA Web Browser, DHTML, JScript

187. Sunday 10th October 1999 - META tags: What they are and how they work
Synopsis: The main purpose of HTML is to enable web authors to specify structural information about their pages - for example tables, paragraphs, images and so on. However, it also provides a way of adding information about the page and its content. Such information is known as metadata, and is added through the use of the <META> tag. By Michael Bednarek.
Techniques: metadata, META tag, description, author, keywords, robots, NOINDEX, NOFOLLOW, HTTP-EQUIV, Expires, Pragma, Cache-Control, no-cache, refresh, URL

182. Sunday 5th September 1999 - Hypertext on PDAs
Synopsis: By Janus Boye. Wouldn't it be cool, if we could have a simple hypertext system on our PDA's? Imagine being able to enter a meeting in your calendar, and having that linked to the address of the meeting in your address book, plus linked to your meeting notes, and an email you received about the meeting.
Techniques: PDA's, hand held devices, Hypertext

138. Friday 30th April 1999 - Stop! Is Your HTML Document Valid?
Synopsis: It is important that the Hypertext Markup Language (HTML) document you create conforms to the corresponding Document Type Definition (DTD). Selected online and offline HTML validation techniques are discussed by Pankaj Kamthan. Updated to include a reference to a GUI version of HTML Tidy, CYAN an online interface to HTML Tidy, and information about Optimization with HTML (UN)Compress, and HTML-Kit.
Techniques: Validation, HTML, syntactical, semantical, spelling, stylistic, bandwidth, W3C HTML Validation Service, CYAN, HTMLChek, Weblint, HTML Tidy, HTML-Kit, Doctor HTML, Emacs and Weblint

119. Sunday 4th October 1998 - HTML #5 - Using feedback forms
Synopsis: Michael Bednarek concludes his HTML series - this time discussing HTML forms, their elements and what they can be used for
Techniques: HTML, forms, form fields, mailto:, cgi, GET, POST, MIME Type, ACTION, ENCTYPE

114. Tuesday 4th September 1998 - HTML #4 - Advanced Page Layout
Synopsis: Michael Bednarek describes how to use tables and frames to layout web pages on the screen.
Techniques: HTML, HTML 4.0, frames, framesets, tables, rows, columns, table cells

Synopsis: Michael Bednarek continues the HTML series this time covering server side image maps and adding sound to your pages
Techniques: HTML, images, gif, jpeg, img, LOWSRC, background, client side image maps, map, area, usemap, sounds, bgsound, embed

101. Tuesday 14th July 1998 - Formatting Text In HTML
Synopsis: Michael Bednarek continues with the series of HTML articles describing HTML tags which allow you to manipulate the appearance of text on the screen, and how to create hyperlinks to link to other Web pages.
Techniques: HTML, bold, italic, text alignment, left, centre, right, strike, superscript, subscript, underlined, headings, fonts, unordered list, ordered list, links, anchors, JavaScript links

095. Sunday 21st June 1998 - An Introduction to HTML
Synopsis: Michael Bednarek introduces a new series of Beginner HTML articles
Techniques: HTML, HTML 2.0, HTML 3.0, HTML 3.2 HTML 4.0, BODY, HEAD, TITLE, BR BGCOLOR, TEXT, color numbers and names

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