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CSS

Starting simple CSS

The CAT curriculum, unfortunately, teaches a very old version of HTML. Modern web development has moved on dramatically. One of the important concepts is separating structure from presentation. In this post, I explain through a number of steps how to start your journey to CSS and one of the crucial concepts in modern web development: […]

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PAT Phase 3

Editing images for your website

The Learner Guide specifies that your images must be correctly sized for the web. Most Learners simply change the dimensions of the image using the width and height attributes, often causing the image to be displayed out of proportion in the process. This does also not change the file size. It is worth taking the […]

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PAT Phase 3

Phase 3 HTML website

Grade 11 and 12’s must create an HTML website to present their investigation. A working, three-page website can be created before the topic is even announced – the content can be added once the Phase 3 Word Report is finished. You must use Notepad++ to code your HTML – you may not use Dreamweaver or […]

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HTML

Open Link in New Tab

I lost all my content when the blog got hacked and my hosting company could not restore it. I have subsequently unearthed a heap of old posts (that had sync’d to Facebook as Notes). It’s really interesting (and quite funny) to see what I was busy with so many years ago! As more and more sites strive […]