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  • March 7, 2017 - Rajesh Odayanchal

    HTML5 and CSS3 References

    The following section contains references to latest HTML5, CSS3 and more… HTML5 / XHTML Tags The following section contains a complete list of standard tags belonging to the HTML5 and XHTML 1.0 specifications. All the tags are ordered alphabetically. A <a> <abbr> <acronym> <address> <applet> <area> <article> <aside> <audio> B <b> <base> <basefont> <bdi> <bdo> <big> <blockquote> […]

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  • ഇന്റെർനെറ്റിന്റെ ലോകത്തേക്ക് എത്തിയപ്പോൾ തന്നെ മനസ്സിൽ തങ്ങിയ ഒരു മോഹമായിരുന്നു സ്വന്തമായി ഒരു വെബ്സൈറ്റുണ്ടാക്കുക എന്നത്. 1998 ഇൽ ആണ് ആദ്യമായി ഒരു മെയിൽ ഐഡി യാഹുവിൽ ഉണ്ടാക്കുന്നത്.

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  • June 14, 2011 - Rajesh Odayanchal

    New Markup Elements for HTML5

    New Markup Elements New elements for better structure: Tag Description For external content, like text from a news-article, blog, forum, or any other content from an external source For content aside from the content it is placed in. The aside content should be related to the surrounding content A button, or a radiobutton, or a […]

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  • March 25, 2011 - Rajesh Odayanchal

    HTML5

    നെറ്റിലൂടെയുള്ള ആശയവിനിമയത്തിനു ചുക്കാന്‍ പിടിക്കുന്ന വളരെ ലളിതമായ ഒരു കമ്പ്യൂട്ടര്‍ ഭാഷയാണ് HTML. ഈ അടുത്ത് ഇറങ്ങിയ HTML5 ആണ് HTML -ന്റെ പരിഷ്കരിച്ച അവസ്സന പതിപ്പ്. ഒരുപാട് പുതിയ ടാഗുകളും എപിഐ കളും ഉള്‍ക്കൊള്ളിച്ചുകൊണ്ട് വളരേ നൂതനമായൊരു ബ്രൗസിംങ് അനുഭവം പ്രദാനം ചെയ്യാന്‍ HTML5 നു കഴിയും എന്നു വേണം കരുതാന്‍. HTML 4.01, XHTML 1.0 , DOM Level 2 HTML ഇവയ്ക്കു ശേഷം ഇറങ്ങിയ അടുത്ത വെബ്‌സ്റ്റാന്‍‌ഡേര്‍ഡായിട്ടാണ്‌ HTML5 ഇറങ്ങിയിരിക്കുന്നത്. Flash, […]

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  • യാഹുമെയിലില്‍ html signature കൊടുക്കാനുള്ള സൗകര്യം മുമ്പുതന്നെ ഉണ്ട്. ഏതെങ്കിലും html editor-ല്‍ ഒരു കുഞ്ഞു സിഗ്‌നേച്ചറുണ്ടാക്കി കോപ്പി എടുത്ത് അവിടെ പേസ്റ്റ് ചെയ്താല്‍ മതിയാവും. എന്നാല്‍ ജിമെയില്‍ പോലുള്ള പല മെയില്‍ സര്‍‌വീസുകളിലും ആ ഒരു സൗകര്യം നിലവില്ലില്ല. html ഉപയോഗിച്ച് അത്യാവശ്യം കളികള്‍ കളിക്കുന്നവരെ നിരാശരാക്കുന്ന ഒരു കാര്യമാണത്. എന്നാല്‍ വൈസ്‌സ്റ്റാമ്പെന്ന ഒരു മോസില്ല ആഡ്‌ഓണ്‍ ഉപയോഗിച്ച് നമുക്കിത് ഭംഗിയായി ചെയ്യാവുന്നതാണ്‌. എന്റെ ജീമെയില്‍ കിട്ടിയ പലരും, അതിലെ സിഗ്നേച്ചര്‍ കണ്ടിട്ട് അതെങ്ങനെ ഉണ്ടാക്കിയെന്നു […]

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  • July 27, 2010 - Rajesh Odayanchal

    Dynamic Font Technology

    When designing a logo or other material for your website, most people will probably know about the importance of factors such as colours, space, shapes and design. Sure, designing a logo is about all these things and a visually easily recognisesable logo is a must. However, choosing the right font for your materials like logo, […]

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  • February 6, 2009 - Rajesh Odayanchal

    The Complete CSS Tags

    Text and Fonts font font-family font-size font-weight font-style font-variant line-height letter-spacing word-spacing text-align text-decoration text-indent text-transform vertical-align white-space Colours and Backgrounds color background-color background background-image background-repeat background-position background-attachment The Box Model – dimensions, padding, margin and borders padding, padding-top, padding-right, padding-bottom, padding-left border, border-top, border-right, border-bottom, border-left border-style, border-top-style, border-right-style, border-bottom-style, border-left-style border-color, border-top-color, border-right-color, […]

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  • The characters that appear in the first column of the following table are generated from Unicode numeric character references, and so they should appear correctly in any Web browser that supports Unicode and that has suitable fonts available, regardless of the operating system. Character ANSINumber UnicodeNumber ANSIHex UnicodeHex HTML 4.0Entity Unicode Name Unicode Range ‘ […]

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  • May 15, 2008 - Rajesh Odayanchal

    Universal selector

    The universal selector, written “*”, matches the name of any element type. It matches any single element in the document tree. If the universal selector is not the only component of a simple selector, the “*” may be omitted. For example: * *[LANG=fr] and [LANG=fr] are equivalent. * *.warning and .warning are equivalent. * *#myid […]

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  • April 27, 2008 - Rajesh Odayanchal

    Font Size Conversion Chart

    Font Size Conversion Chart Points Pixels Ems Percent Keyword Default sans-serif 6pt 8px 0.5em 50% CSS Tricks 7pt 9px 0.55em 55% CSS Tricks 7.5pt 10px 0.625em 62.5% x-small CSS Tricks 8pt 11px 0.7em 70% CSS Tricks 9pt 12px 0.75em 75% CSS Tricks 10pt 13px 0.8em 80% small CSS Tricks 10.5pt 14px 0.875em 87.5% CSS Tricks […]

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August 19, 1909: First race is held at the Indianapolis Motor Speedway

Posted on Saturday August 19, 2017 - This Day in World History

On this day in 1909, the first race is held at the Indianapolis Motor Speedway, now the home of the world’s most famous motor racing competition, the Indianapolis 500.

Built on 328 acres of farmland five miles northwest of Indianapolis, Indiana, the speedway was started by local businessmen as a testing facility for Indiana’s growing automobile industry. The idea was that occasional races at the track would pit cars from different manufacturers against each other. After seeing what these cars could do, spectators would presumably head down to the showroom of their choice to get a closer look.

The rectangular two-and-a-half-mile track linked four turns, each exactly 440 yards from start to finish, by two long and two short straight sections. In that first five-mile race on August 19, 1909, 12,000 spectators watched Austrian engineer Louis Schwitzer win with an average speed of 57.4 miles per hour. The track’s surface of crushed rock and tar proved a disaster, breaking up in a number of places and causing the deaths of two drivers, two mechanics and two spectators.

The surface was soon replaced with 3.2 million paving bricks, laid in a bed of sand and fixed with mortar. Dubbed “The Brickyard,” the speedway reopened in December 1909. In 1911, low attendance led the track’s owners to make a crucial decision: Instead of shorter races, they resolved to focus on a single, longer event each year, for a much larger prize. That May 30 marked the debut of the Indy 500–a grueling 500-mile race that was an immediate hit with audiences and drew press attention from all over the country. Driver Ray Haroun won the purse of $14,250, with an average speed of 74.59 mph and a total time of 6 hours and 42 minutes.

Since 1911, the Indianapolis 500 has been held every year, with the exception of 1917-18 and 1942-45, when the United States was involved in the two world wars. With an average crowd of 400,000, the Indy 500 is the best-attended event in U.S. sports. In 1936, asphalt was used for the first time to cover the rougher parts of the track, and by 1941 most of the track was paved. The last of the speedway’s original bricks were covered in 1961, except for a three-foot line of bricks left exposed at the start-finish line as a nostalgic reminder of the track’s history.