Tag / html5

  • 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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  • 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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  • February 8, 2010 - Rajesh Odayanchal

    web designing paradigm

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  • March 22, 2008 - Rajesh Odayanchal

    Ultimate List Of Online Color Tools

    As a web designer, we will always deal with colors. There are a lot of useful online color tools such as color wheel, color scheme, color palette, color picker, and etc. Let’s start looking at the list: Color Wheel 1. 4096 Color Wheel 2. Color Wheel from Colors On The Web 3. Color Wheel Color […]

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October 21, 1959: Guggenheim Museum opens in New York City

Posted on Saturday October 21, 2017 - This Day in World History

On this day in 1959, on New York City’s Fifth Avenue, thousands of people line up outside a bizarrely shaped white concrete building that resembled a giant upside-down cupcake. It was opening day at the new Guggenheim Museum, home to one of the world’s top collections of contemporary art.

Mining tycoon Solomon R. Guggenheim began collecting art seriously when he retired in the 1930s. With the help of Hilla Rebay, a German baroness and artist, Guggenheim displayed his purchases for the first time in 1939 in a former car showroom in New York. Within a few years, the collection—including works by Vasily Kandinsky, Paul Klee and Marc Chagall—had outgrown the small space. In 1943, Rebay contacted architect Frank Lloyd Wright and asked him to take on the work of designing not just a museum, but a “temple of spirit,” where people would learn to see art in a new way.

Over the next 16 years, until his death six months before the museum opened, Wright worked to bring his unique vision to life. To Wright’s fans, the museum that opened on October 21, 1959, was a work of art in itself. Inside, a long ramp spiraled upwards for a total of a quarter-mile around a large central rotunda, topped by a domed glass ceiling. Reflecting Wright’s love of nature, the 50,000-meter space resembled a giant seashell, with each room opening fluidly into the next.

Wright’s groundbreaking design drew criticism as well as admiration. Some felt the oddly-shaped building didn’t complement the artwork. They complained the museum was less about art and more about Frank Lloyd Wright. On the flip side, many others thought the architect had achieved his goal: a museum where building and art work together to create “an uninterrupted, beautiful symphony.”

Located on New York’s impressive Museum Mile, at the edge of Central Park, the Guggenheim has become one of the city’s most popular attractions. In 1993, the original building was renovated and expanded to create even more exhibition space. Today, Wright’s creation continues to inspire awe, as well as odd comparisons—a Jello mold! a washing machine! a pile of twisted ribbon!—for many of the 900,000-plus visitors who visit the Guggenheim each year.