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XHTML Definition List Tree

Seeing as the Neo-Archaic logo is a tree, I just couldn’t resist adding a JavaScript tree component to the GrannySmith blog. The need for a tree-view arose when I was adding a FAQ page to the Pediatric Center website. I didn’t … continued

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NoCache for JavaScript and Flash

I just spent a very frustrating day wrangling with cached images. Both JavaScript and Flash have trouble updating dymanic images, when these are cached by the browser. This can be a problem if, for example, your website has sets of images, such as catalogues, … continued

NavSwap: Semantic XHTML Menus into Designer Images

The Problem: If you are a web designer who tries to combine high standard graphic design with top-notch web-standards xhtml, you can’t escape a certain degree of conflict of interests. This can be especially acute when it comes to designing a menu. You … continued

ObjectSwap Revisited

Hi everyone, Since the ObjectSwap article appeared on this blog in April, the code has changed a number of times. To reflect those changes, and give you a bit more insight on how to use it, I bundled up a few ObjectSwap … continued


This article explains some of the uses, properties, and customisation of the Rich Text Tooltip for Flash (versions 7 and higher). A tooltip can be very helpful for the user interface of applications, development tools, websites, multimedia, interactive maps, and games. It’s a great … continued