Moved to kesavOnline.com

May 17, 2010

My blog ( http://kesav.wordpress.com ) is upgraded and moved to http://kesavOnline.com with a new look and feel.


Control re-sizing Textarea in Chrome, safari, and other web-kit browsers

April 3, 2009

We know web-kit browsers like Google Chrome and Safari displays textarea with re-sizable functionality. This is really a cool feature, but still it stinks in specific scenarios when resulting in layout collapse.

CSS 3 offers a solution:
we can stop resizing the textarea by the following CSS rule,

textarea {resize:none;}

Yes, resizing can be done for other elements also…

Further reading:

http://www.css3.info/preview/resize/
http://www.w3.org/TR/css3-ui/#resizing


All about CSS Sprites for Faster Web – Part 2

March 28, 2009

Application of CSS Sprites

For easy understanding lets go by a simple example. Image rollovers that are most common in a web page are once handled using JavaScript. Later the same was handled using simple CSS with Pseudo class :hover. Either when JavaScript is used or CSS Pseudo class is used, two images were required to obtain the rollover effect i.e., one image for normal state and one for the rollover state.

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All about CSS Sprites for Faster Web – Part 1

March 21, 2009

Optimization on web page performance is a prime focus area of major importance when in it comes to cutting bandwidth costs and reducing download time. All attempts so far made were mainly concentrated in those techniques (C++, ASP, Database, JSP etc )that generate the HTML.

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Finally IE8 is ready

March 20, 2009

IE8 is now ready to download. IE 8 comes with Compatible view that helps to view the site that looks good in IE7.

source: http://blogs.msdn.com/ie/archive/2009/03/19/internet-explorer-8-final-available-now.aspx

Acid3 test result: 20/100


Undo your sent mail in GMail

March 20, 2009

Now you can undo your mail after clicking the send button… and still more new cool features .. check out in google blog


Safari 4 Beta Released for OS X, Windows

February 24, 2009

Safari 4 beta is released with 4X faster javascript and a lot of new features like Nitro engine, top sites, cover flow, and much more…


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