mojoPortal 2.3.9.7 Released 

The main new item this release is an all new file uploader with support for drag and drop, multiple file selection and a progress bar in modern browsers.

New Version of AjaxControlToolkit

Upgraded to the Jan2013 version (from July2012 version) of AjaxControlToolkit. Since this is used also in add on products Form Wizard Pro, Event Calendar Pro, and Web Invoice Pro, the corresponding upgrades to those add on products for compatibility with this release of mojoPortal.

Other Stuff

  •     upgrade to CKeditor 4.0.3
  •     upgrade to jQuery 1.9.1 and jQueryUI 1.10.2
  •     upgrade from jPlayer 2.1.0 to 2.3.0
Posted by Joe Vago Tuesday, April 30, 2013 4:38:00 PM Categories: mojoPortal

CSS Specificity explained with a "Star Wars" theme 

"Join me, and together we can rule the galaxy as father and geeks!"

If you say "Star Wars" to me I will most likely stop what I am doing and pay close attention. 

So when I found this great article on a somewhat confusing subject of "CSS Specificity" it was required of me as a Star Wars fanboy and as a web designer that I post this for all web techies to read.

Thanks to Andy Clarke for writing up and researching this great article.

Here is an excerpt:

Math was never my strong point, so to help me understand calculating specificity better I made a chart based on the following specificity (or Sith power) values (Ed says: Ignoring inline styles and !important).


element selector

class selector

id selector
Sith power (specificity): 0, 0, 1
(1)
Sith power (specificity): 0, 1, 0
(10)
Sith power (specificity): 1, 0, 0
(100)

Each character (selector) is given its own Sith power (specificity value) depending on how powerful they are in the ways of the Dark Side. A storm trooper is less powerful than Vader who is in turn less powerful than the Emperor.

Posted by Joe Vago Tuesday, April 30, 2013 11:14:00 AM Categories: CSS
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