How To: Program the light sensor on a Lego Mindstorms robot

The light sensor on a Lego Mindstorms NXT robot can be used to help the robot navigate obstacles or follow light sources. Learn how to program light sensors and the calibration program in the Lego Mindstorms NXT robotics system using movement blocks within the NXT programming environment. Program the light sensor on a Lego Mindstorms robot.

How To: Use CSS and JavaScript in StyleVision

See how to use CSS and JavaScript to visually design style sheets for publishing XML and database data in Altova StyleVision, a visual style sheet designer for rendering XML and relational data in multiple formats. In this video, you'll learn more about how StylevVision interfaces with CSS and JavaScript.

How To: Create a parallax background effect with CSS

In this clip, you will see how to create a cool parallax effect with some CSS and images. Whether you're using a fancy WYSIWYG (or what-you-see-is-what-you-get) page editor like Adobe Dreamweaver CS5 or a barebones text editor like Notepad, if you want to build websites, you'll need to have some understanding of HTML (for the structure of your web pages) and CSS (for their style). And this free coder's guide will get you started along that path.

How To: Create a simple two-column layout with CSS

See a very simple way to create a two-column layout with pure CSS. Whether you're using a fancy WYSIWYG (or what-you-see-is-what-you-get) page editor like Adobe Dreamweaver CS5 or a barebones text editor like Notepad, if you want to build websites, you'll need to have some understanding of HTML (for the structure of your web pages) and CSS (for their style). And this free coder's guide will get you started along that path.

How To: Add a background to a CSS image container div

See how to add a background image to an CSS image container div with this handy hand-coder's guide. Whether you're using a fancy WYSIWYG (or what-you-see-is-what-you-get) page editor like Adobe Dreamweaver CS5 or a barebones text editor like Notepad, if you want to build websites, you'll need to have some understanding of HTML (for the structure of your web pages) and CSS (for their style). And this free coder's guide will get you started along that path.

How To: Hack websites using cross-site scripting (XSS)

In this episode of Full Disclosure we are explaining the website attack known as Cross-Site Scripting (XSS). Cross-Site Scripting is a type of security vulnerability that affects web applications that do not sanitize user input properly. This kind of vulnerability allows an "attacker" to inject HTML or client side script like JavaScript into the website. Cross-Site Scripting is most commonly used to steal cookies. Cookies are used for authenticating, tracking, and maintaining specific informa...

How To: Make a hyperlink (clickable link or image) in HTML

Have you ever gone to websites and seen an entire URL address you have to copy and paste into your browser window? Is the thought of having such an inconvenience on your page making you wish there was a better way? Today is your lucky day because success is going to teach you step by step how to make a HTML hyperlink that user of your website can use to navigate to different portions of your website without the inconvenience of copying and pasting long dragged out links.

How To: Create a basic layout for a web page with CSS

In this free web developer's guide, you will learn the basic of creating a basic CSS layout. Whether you're using a fancy WYSIWYG (or what-you-see-is-what-you-get) page editor like Adobe Dreamweaver CS5 or a barebones text editor like Notepad, if you want to build websites, you'll need to have some understanding of HTML (for the structure of your web pages) and CSS (for their style). And this free coder's guide will get you started along that path.

How To: Insert HTML content over Photoshop slices

If you already know how to make Photoshop slices and bring them into Dreamweaver for use on your website, there's really only one more thing you need to know to utilize these slices properly on your website: how to insert HTML content over the sliced images to make your website both functional and cool-looking. What more could you want your site to be?

How To: Use floats and absolute & relative positioning in CSS

In this free video CSS tutorial, you will learn how to use floats and absolute and relative positioning. Whether you're using a fancy WYSIWYG (or what-you-see-is-what-you-get) page editor like Adobe Dreamweaver CS5 or a barebones text editor like Notepad, if you want to build websites, you'll need to have some understanding of HTML (for the structure of your web pages) and CSS (for their style). And this free coder's guide will get you started along that path.

How To: Design a 3D background with a parallax effect

Using three layers of alpha transparent PNG files, we can can create a pseudo 3-dimensional looking background for a web page using the parallax effect. This video screencast covers how to do that from start to finish. Since Internet Explorer 6 and under do not support alpha transparency in PNG's, this screencase also covers how to create a warning message that will display only in those web browsers. You'll see how to use TextMate, Adobe Photshop, Safari, and VMware Fusion for your CSS build...

How To: Customize a CSS template for your website

Want to create a web site using the latest web standards but don't know where to begin? This tutorial outlines the usage of a CSS website template file designed to help those who are not familiar with programming. This is a great resource that will not only kick-start your first web design project, but it will also help you to learn how to manage your web site layout, fonts, and colors using CSS through simple experimentation of changing values in your style sheet.

How To: Create a photo gallery with CSS

Learn how to easily create a CSS photo gallery with a unordered list and a little bit of CSS. Whether you're using a fancy WYSIWYG (or what-you-see-is-what-you-get) page editor like Adobe Dreamweaver CS5 or a barebones text editor like Notepad, if you want to build websites, you'll need to have some understanding of HTML (for the structure of your web pages) and CSS (for their style). And this free coder's guide will get you started along that path.

How To: Create a downloadable file for your website

Having downloadable files on your website is often an essential. It is an easy and fast way to share programs via the web and allow your visitors to experience software and files that you enjoy. In this tutorial, you will learn how to make a file downloadable for you website, so your visitors can easily download any file. This process is surprisingly straight forward and easy. You can follow this same process whether it is a text file, image, movie or music file. You will also learn how to tu...

How To: Wrap text around images in HTML 4

First of all you have to open the 'notepad'. Now you have to type in "<html>" in first line. Write "<head> in second line. Write "<title>this website contains text wrapped around images</title>". In the fourth line you have to type '<body bgcolor="#999999">'. This shall add a light orange color. Now find out the name of the image. Here the name of the file is 'image.png'. Then in the next line you have to type in "<img src="image.png">this text should hopefully wrap around the outside of the ...

How To: Create a free website from scratch

You can create a free website using HTML. HTML is hyper text mark up language. Create a folder "my webpage" with all of the images and information for the webpage. Use notepad to write the HTML for the website. Notepad plus is the best which can be found on Sourceforge. Open the browser and the notepad and begin to construct. These codes will help in the creation of the page: <html> opens instructions </html> closes instructions. These are called tags. One opens the commands or instructions a...

How To: Create a sliding door button on your website

While sliding doors is far from a new concept and will be obsoleted once we see wider support for multiple backgrounds (CSS3), it is still a good one for your bag-of-tricks. The theory is that if we have an extra hook in our markup, we can apply two overlapping background images to a single spot of text. When that text grows or shrinks, these overlapping images and reveal more of themselves creating the illusion it is a single expandable graphic. In this video screencast, we do a quickly exam...

How To: Add an external style sheet to an HTML document

This clip will show you how to add external CSS stylesheets to an HTML document in a number of different ways while explaining the significance of ordering. Whether you're using a fancy WYSIWYG (or what-you-see-is-what-you-get) page editor like Adobe Dreamweaver CS5 or a barebones text editor like Notepad, if you want to build websites, you'll need to have some understanding of HTML (for the structure of your web pages) and CSS (for their style). And this free coder's guide will get you start...

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