Category: web design

Web design: holiday message 1

Self-tutoring about web design: the tutor experiments with html canvas. With its ease of inclusion, html canvas is useful for graphics. It even has pixel operations available. Source: w3schools.com

Web design: html canvas sizing

Self-tutoring about web design: the tutor mentions a discovery about the html canvas tag. In my experience, the dimensions of a canvas area need be given in that tag’s definition, not as style, but rather just height and width. For

Web design: css nowrap

Self-tutoring about web design: the tutor mentions the nowrap option for white-space. What if you want a long string with no line breaks, for some reason? Well, it can be done, with nowrap: Here is a sentence likely too long

Holiday message 0: The Merry Christmas marquee

Self-tutoring about web design: the tutor reminisces about the <marquee> tag. :):):):):)Greetings and Merry Christmas from Oracle Tutoring!:):):):):) I can’t recall using the <marquee> tag. Today I did: it still works, but the warning is that it’s deprecated, so may

Technology: what is bounce rate?

More self-tutoring about technology: the tutor shares the term bounce rate. bounce rate percentage of visits that view a single page on a site, then leave. Source: support.google.com blog.kissmetrics.com Jack of Oracle Tutoring by Jack and Diane, Campbell River, BC.

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Art, web design: gray and grayscale, part 0

Self-tutoring about color theory. The tutor mentions gray and grayscale. From the red, green, blue (aka rgb) point of view, gray is composed of equal inputs from each. There are many lightnesses of it. gray: rgb(n,n,n) Any flavor of gray

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Art, web design: colors: powder blue vs baby blue

Art self-tutoring: the tutor inquires about the difference between baby blue and powder blue. This background is baby blue, while this background is powder blue. Source: w3schools.com rgbcolorcode.com Jack of Oracle Tutoring by Jack and Diane, Campbell River, BC.

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Web design: analogous colors

Tutoring web design, color is a focus. The tutor mentions analogous colors. One point of view about color imagines a “color wheel”. The wheel is divided into thirds, one for each of the primary colors red, yellow, and blue. Between

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Web design: the <blink> effect

Tutoring web design, you might be asked about legacy issues. The tutor brings up the blink effect. Today I tried using the <blink> tag in both Chrome and Edge; for me, it worked in neither. I don’t believe I ever

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Web design: rule of thirds

Tutoring web design, you might get asked about some basics. The tutor mentions the rule of thirds. Rule of thirds: the idea that two-thirds of a line should be one style of content, then the remaining third, a different one.

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