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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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  • October 4, 2012 - Rajesh Odayanchal

    CSS3 Gradient Backgrounds

     The CSS gradient feature was introduced by Webkit for about two years but was rarely used due to incompatibility with most browers. But now with the Firefox 3.6+, which supports gradient, we can style create gradient without having to create an image. This post will show you how to code for the CSS gradient to […]

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  • ഒരു ഫോൾ‌ഡറിലുള്ള എല്ലാ ഫയലുകളുടേയും ഫോൾഡറുകളുടേയും ലിസ്റ്റ് എടുക്കണം എന്നുള്ളവർക്ക് ഏറ്റവും എളുപ്പത്തിൽ അതു സാധ്യമാക്കാനുള്ള ഒരു വിദ്യയാണു താഴെ കൊടുത്തിരിക്കുന്നത്.  ഒരു ഫോൾഡറിൽ നിറയെ സിനിമകൾ ഉണ്ടെങ്കിൽ അവയുടെ ലിസ്റ്റ് എടുക്കുന്ന രീതി വെച്ചാണ് താഴെ ഈ സൂത്രപണി വിശദീകരിച്ചിരിക്കുന്നത്. നിങ്ങളുടെ കയ്യിലുള്ള PDF ഫയകുകളുടെ ലിസ്റ്റ്, പാട്ടുകളുടെ ലിസ്റ്റ് എന്നിങ്ങലെ ഏതു ഫയലുകളുടേയും പേരുകൾ ഇതുവഴി ലിസ്റ്റ് ചെയ്യാനാവും.  ഇത് ഗൂഗിൾ ബസ്സിലും ഗൂഗിൾ പ്ലസ്സിലും അതുപോലെ ഫെയ്‌സ്ബുക്കിലും ഒക്കെയായി ഷെയർ ചെയ്തിട്ടുണ്ട്. അവിടെ […]

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  • February 8, 2010 - Rajesh Odayanchal

    web designing paradigm

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  • December 11, 2009 - Rajesh Odayanchal

    CSS Positioning

    Position:Static The default positioning for all elements is position:static, which means the element is not positioned and occurs where it normally would in the document.Normally you wouldn’t specify this unless you needed to override a positioning that had been previously set. #div-1 { position:static; }   Position:Relative If you specify position:relative, then you can use […]

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  • April 15, 2009 - Rajesh Odayanchal

    Selector syntax

    A simple selector is either a type selector or universal selector followed immediately by zero or more attribute selectors, ID selectors, or pseudo-classes, in any order. The simple selector matches if all of its components match. A selector is a chain of one or more simple selectors separated by combinators. Combinators are: whitespace, “>”, and […]

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  • January 15, 2009 - Rajesh Odayanchal

    Rounded Corners

    When New WordPress started using this i though you know Internet Explorer is definitely out now when i’m doing some css work that needs rounded corners I’m mostly using only this technique because buyers are ok with it although it’s just for FireFox and Safari. And since most of people still don’t know about this […]

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  • July 28, 2008 - Rajesh Odayanchal

    100% height model css?

    I had been looking around for a way to accomplish fixed header and footer on a website when scrolling, and somehow i haven’t got it right with background attachment: fixed, neither i got it with absolute position… I have a main Div called wrapper, inside there are three main Divs: header, content and footer, and […]

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  • July 7, 2008 - Rajesh Odayanchal

    The Complete CSS-2 Specification

    You can get a complete Specification of CS 2 from here. Just Click on the following Link.Cascading Style Sheets, level 2

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August 16, 1896: Gold discovered in the Yukon

Posted on Wednesday August 16, 2017 - This Day in World History

While salmon fishing near the Klondike River in Canada’s Yukon Territory on this day in 1896, George Carmack reportedly spots nuggets of gold in a creek bed. His lucky discovery sparks the last great gold rush in the American West.

Hoping to cash in on reported gold strikes in Alaska, Carmack had traveled there from California in 1881. After running into a dead end, he headed north into the isolated Yukon Territory, just across the Canadian border. In 1896, another prospector, Robert Henderson, told Carmack of finding gold in a tributary of the Klondike River. Carmack headed to the region with two Native American companions, known as Skookum Jim and Tagish Charlie. On August 16, while camping near Rabbit Creek, Carmack reportedly spotted a nugget of gold jutting out from the creek bank. His two companions later agreed that Skookum Jim–Carmack’s brother-in-law–actually made the discovery.

Regardless of who spotted the gold first, the three men soon found that the rock near the creek bed was thick with gold deposits. They staked their claim the following day. News of the gold strike spread fast across Canada and the United States, and over the next two years, as many as 50,000 would-be miners arrived in the region. Rabbit Creek was renamed Bonanza, and even more gold was discovered in another Klondike tributary, dubbed Eldorado.

“Klondike Fever” reached its height in the United States in mid-July 1897 when two steamships arrived from the Yukon in San Francisco and Seattle, bringing a total of more than two tons of gold. Thousands of eager young men bought elaborate “Yukon outfits” (kits assembled by clever marketers containing food, clothing, tools and other necessary equipment) and set out on their way north. Few of these would find what they were looking for, as most of the land in the region had already been claimed. One of the unsuccessful gold-seekers was 21-year-old Jack London, whose short stories based on his Klondike experience became his first book, The Son of the Wolf (1900).

For his part, Carmack became rich off his discovery, leaving the Yukon with $1 million worth of gold. Many individual gold miners in the Klondike eventually sold their stakes to mining companies, who had the resources and machinery to access more gold. Large-scale gold mining in the Yukon Territory didn’t end until 1966, and by that time the region had yielded some $250 million in gold. Today, some 200 small gold mines still operate in the region.