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exhuma  ·  3192 days ago  ·  link  ·    ·  parent  ·  post: A couple minor CSS suggestions
In my apps I also have the habit to add a "markup-style" column to my db-tables containing the text-content. This allows me to change the markup later on. You never know what might happen in the future. If you have this field (in my case usually an integer) available, then you can decide to either convert the old formats to the new one, or (IMO the better solution) handle them conditionally.
exhuma  ·  3196 days ago  ·  link  ·    ·  parent  ·  post: Movie Barcodes
thanks :)
exhuma  ·  3197 days ago  ·  link  ·    ·  parent  ·  post: A couple minor CSS suggestions
Yes. Especially for mobile browsers. I created a site recently using the 960 grid system. This also uses (as the name suggests) a fixed width of 960px. Using this on a WVGA (800x480) mobile device is not really that usable.

So, as suggested, `max-width` is much better as it allows smaller screens to "squeeze" the page together, while it will simple "max-out" at the defined size on larger resolutions.

exhuma  ·  3197 days ago  ·  link  ·    ·  parent  ·  post: A couple minor CSS suggestions
Agreed.

Having done some development over the time myself, I find [markdown](http://daringfireball.net/projects/markdown/) really easy to learn (and learn). On top of that, it's also widely used. So user's don't have to re-learn a new syntax.

Additionally, I would say, stay away from JavaScript WYSIWYG editors. From my experience, they are not yet that usable. I have to say though, they have been enormously improving over the last ten years. And maybe there is one that's working better than what I am used to.

But given that the allowed set of markup will most likely be small, there is not a lot which speaks in favor of WYSIWYG editors.

exhuma  ·  3197 days ago  ·  link  ·    ·  parent  ·  post: Movie Barcodes
Is there a link somewhere explaining what this is exactly? Is it simply the movie frames squeezed together?