Each week, our TAs will present some extra neat material that we didn't have time to cover in lecture. The sessions will be after class on Fridays, at 1:30 - 2:20pm in BAG 154.
Online game (CATS Online) powered by node.js and html5 canvas. By Shiny and Mason.
Today Roy talked about some specific issues that make IE frustrating for developers and how to develop in a way that looks good in IE as well.
Today Roy talked about jQuery, a popular alternative to Prototype. We worked through some examples that illustrate jQuery's power.
Today Shiny showed how to set up MySQL on UW's "virgil" server and how to use SQL and PHP to create a little message board in the style of 4chan.
Today Roy and Alex talked about HTML5 forms and client-side validation.
Today Mason Remy presented about how to make a web site that displays better on a smart phone; and Tanner talked about how to create an HTML image map, where one image contains many links to different pages.
Today Alex talked about the new HTML5
video tags, and how to embed your own fonts in a web page using CSS3;
Shiny also talked about how to use CSS3 to produce 3-D transformations and animation effects.