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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


    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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June 29, 1995: U.S. space shuttle docks with Russian space station

Posted on Thursday June 29, 2017 - This Day in World History

On this day in 1995, the American space shuttle Atlantis docks with the Russian space station Mir to form the largest man-made satellite ever to orbit the Earth.

This historic moment of cooperation between former rival space programs was also the 100th human space mission in American history. At the time, Daniel Goldin, chief of the National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA), called it the beginning of “a new era of friendship and cooperation” between the U.S. and Russia. With millions of viewers watching on television, Atlantis blasted off from NASA’s Kennedy Space Center in eastern Florida on June 27, 1995.

Just after 6 a.m. on June 29, Atlantis and its seven crew members approached Mir as both crafts orbited the Earth some 245 miles above Central Asia, near the Russian-Mongolian border. When they spotted the shuttle, the three cosmonauts on Mir broadcast Russian folk songs to Atlantis to welcome them. Over the next two hours, the shuttle’s commander, Robert “Hoot” Gibson expertly maneuvered his craft towards the space station. To make the docking, Gibson had to steer the 100-ton shuttle to within three inches of Mir at a closing rate of no more than one foot every 10 seconds.

The docking went perfectly and was completed at 8 a.m., just two seconds off the targeted arrival time and using 200 pounds less fuel than had been anticipated. Combined, Atlantis and the 123-ton Mir formed the largest spacecraft ever in orbit. It was only the second time ships from two countries had linked up in space; the first was in June 1975, when an American Apollo capsule and a Soviet Soyuz spacecraft briefly joined in orbit.

Once the docking was completed, Gibson and Mir’s commander, Vladimir Dezhurov, greeted each other by clasping hands in a victorious celebration of the historic moment. A formal exchange of gifts followed, with the Atlantis crew bringing chocolate, fruit and flowers and the Mir cosmonauts offering traditional Russian welcoming gifts of bread and salt. Atlantis remained docked with Mir for five days before returning to Earth, leaving two fresh Russian cosmonauts on the space station. The three veteran Mir crew members returned with the shuttle, including two Russians and Norman Thagard, a U.S. astronaut who rode a Russian rocket to the space station in mid-March 1995 and spent over 100 days in space, a U.S. endurance record. NASA’s Shuttle-Mir program continued for 11 missions and was a crucial step towards the construction of the International Space Station now in orbit.