Back in Web #6, the ease of the details / summary tags was mentioned. All you had to do was drop support for Internet Explorer and then you could have a pure HTML / CSS solution to creating web boxes that could be opened or closed. It would be almost two years since such a feature was added to this website. But with the addition of the Farmside Guide, now there’s a great reason to use the Details & Summary HTML tags. There’s a video on Photics.TV that explains the CSS styling of a Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs) webpage.
Ever wonder why Steve Jobs always wore the same outfit? Apparently, it helps reduce decision fatigue. Instead of deciding what clothes to put on, just wearing the same thing is one less thing to worry about. But, as the saying goes, “Variety is the spice of life.” What if you’re having trouble deciding to eat Pizza or Chinese food for lunch? That’s where a new widget in the “Widgets” app can help.
The Apple Arcade Search tool is online! It is part of the vision for the Heroic Tech Support series of videos on Photics.TV. The idea is that if tech trouble is spotted online, and if “Photics” can help, then it might be the focus of a new problem solving video. Lots of people were having trouble with searching Apple Arcade. This is an issue that can be fixed.
First, if you have the Widgets app, there’s a highly detailed tutorial on Photics.TV (YouTube). It’s the longest video on the channel so far. Widgets is a powerful app, but it’s like a wristwatch with 100 dials. It’s complicated! The video was created as documentation of the app’s numerous features. This type of information is even more important now, as Widgets 4.0 was just released. It’s a big update!
This article is available as a video on Photics.TV (YouTube). Part of determining the requirements for your web project is choosing which web browsers to support. So, while Internet Explorer is not quite dead yet, it’s really close. That’s the point of this article. If you’re having trouble deciding to include Internet Explorer in your next or current web project, here are 10 native web features that you can probably use if you drop support for Internet Explorer.