Tag Archives: display

CSS table, basic structure for a typical mobile app layout

Many years were needed for developers to abandon tables as a mean to construct web pages layouts and switch to more semantically meaningful elements combined with CSS, but the bad side-effect of the awareness campaignΒ for building flexible layouts with style sheets was the complete demonizationΒ of HTML tables and the CSS properties that allow to access … Continue reading CSS table, basic structure for a typical mobile app layout

How Browsers Work: Behind the scenes of modern web browsers

In the years of IE 90% dominance there was nothing much to do but regard the browser as a “black box”, but now, with open source browsers having more than half of the usage share, it’s a good time to take a peek under the engine’s hood and see what’s inside a web browser. Well, … Continue reading How Browsers Work: Behind the scenes of modern web browsers

4px ghost space with CSS display inline-block

I know why you’re here, I’ve gone through this as well. Like me you created a container box with dynamic height, 100%, and inside it you want some columns that reside near each other, occupying the same height of their parent, 100% them too. Now assumed that the display attribute block does not accept to … Continue reading 4px ghost space with CSS display inline-block