Compatibility View – Microsoft Windows

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Compatibility View Sometimes the website you’re visiting doesn’t look right. It shows up as a jumble of out-of-place menus, images, and text boxes. What’s going on? One possible explanation: The site might have been designed for an earlier version of Internet Explorer. If Internet Explorer recognizes that the webpage isn’t compatible, you’ll see the Compatibility View button on the Address bar. Try …

Cross-domain Ajax requests – Sencha Touch Bits

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Cross-domain Ajax requests MARCH 11, 2011 Before you get any hopes (or worries), the following is just a technique that comes handy for development, not for production. I’m developing a PhoneGap app with Sencha Touch. The app needs to do a few Ajax POST requests to a different domain. You can do that without problems from your PhoneGap app. Though, …

Background Image for Input Button with CSS (works in both Firefox and IE) « This part of my life is called: Being Myself

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Background Image for Input Button with CSS (works in both Firefox and IE) Posted on September 6, 2008 by Balaji Ramesh I was having trouble with setting a background image for an input button in IE 6. The background-image property that worked in Firefox 2.0 just did not have any effect on IE6. After a bit of googling, I realized that …