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Adding Custom Google Maps to Your Website

Adding Custom Google Maps to Your Website
Maps are often placed on a company website to help customers find their way there. For that, Google Maps is excellent. But wouldn’t it be nice to add your company logo, parking lots, train stations, etc. to the map, to help the customer even more? It is very simple, and in this article I am going to show you how. Before we start, check out what we are going to create: Now, here is an overview: Overview Google Maps API The Google Maps API allows you to embed maps directly into your website. Getting the Coordinates As I do not expect you to know the precise coordinates of your location, I will explain a very quick way Google has provided to do this. When you enter this in your address bar, you will see this: The coordinates of Apple's head quarter in Cupertino The first number is the status code, and 200 means that everything is okay. Adding the Map to Your Website There’s no need to hesitate – let’s add that map to your website! After the URL, you will notice sensor=false. Write Adding Markers

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How a Simple Layout Can Be Mixed ‘n’ Matched with Patterns, Photos and Backgrounds It's pretty amazing how much colour and background can change the look and feel of a website. In this tutorial we're going to put together a quick, simple but effective layout and then create variations using backgrounds, photos and patterns. We'll also look at how to make seamless tiled backgrounds out of a photo, methods for ending a single photo and simple ways to create pixel patterns. In short it's a jam packed tutorial! Step 1 - Creating the Basic Layout So our first task is to design a layout for our page. Now I should point out in reality I didn't actually draw out this set of boxes quite like this. Step 2 - Fleshing it out So that layout is our bones, now we need to flesh it out with some dummy content and a colour scheme. As you can see I haven't done anything really amazing here, just placed the elements on the page fairly neatly and evenly. Note that these are just rough guides and I actually just work by eye until things look right. Step 3 - Polishing and Adding Some Style

Security in Depth: HTML5’s @sandbox With the latest release of Google Chrome, Chrome is the first browser to include support for a new HTML5 feature that lets web developers reduce the privileges of parts of their web pages by including a "sandbox" attribute in iframes: When displaying untrusted.html in a sandboxed iframe, the browser renders untrusted.html with reduced privileges (e.g., disabling JavaScript and popups), similar in spirit to how Google Chrome sandboxes its rendering engine. Whitelisting You can give untrusted.html some of its privileges back by whitelisting the privileges in the value of the sandbox attribute. For example, if you wanted untrusted.html to be able to run scripts and contain forms, you could use the following markup: Because @sandbox is a white list, the browser still imposes the remainder of the sandbox restrictions on untrusted.html. Legacy browsers When using the sandbox attribute, you need to think carefully about how legacy browsers (which do not support @sandbox) will interpret your HTML.

my google reader Sass - Syntactically Awesome Stylesheets Before you can use Sass, you need to set it up on your project. If you want to just browse here, go ahead, but we recommend you go install Sass first. Go here if you want to learn how to get everything setup. Preprocessing CSS on its own can be fun, but stylesheets are getting larger, more complex, and harder to maintain. Once you start tinkering with Sass, it will take your preprocessed Sass file and save it as a normal CSS file that you can use in your website. The most direct way to make this happen is in your terminal. You can also watch individual files or directories with the --watch flag. sass --watch input.scss output.css You can watch and output to directories by using folder paths as your input and output, and separating them with a colon. sass --watch app/sass:public/stylesheets Sass would watch all files in the app/sass folder for changes, and compile CSS to the public/stylesheets folder. Variables SCSS Syntax Sass Syntax CSS Output Nesting Partials Modules Compatibility: Dart Sass Mixins

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