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Monthly Archives: July 2012

window.onerror – custom error handling

Listen to colleagues, even or especially if they are not in your department as something useful may come out as a result. This is more of a cultural phenomenon than a real development topic, but can be drilled down to a nice real-world example that’s currently taking place here at XING.


placeholder – Custom solution vs. native HTML5 feature

zv7qrnb As we are trying to use latest browser technologies we also investigated the usage of the new “placeholder” attribute in HTML5. It offered us a possibility to avoid a custom implementation in modern browsers as technically the value of the input (or text area) element was not filled and not submitted and got hidden   Continue Reading…