HTML, Internet Explorer, Programming, Software, Technology, Tool, Various Languages, Web Development

Thoughts About Desktop Shortcuts to Web Sites in Windows 10

MS Windows 10
MS Windows 10

If you have sites that you access routinely (like my site: http://jwcooney.com), then you’ll likely want a quicker solution to opening up the browser of your choice and then searching through your bookmarks for the site you want to go to. It’s often easier just to directly type the URL into your browser than using awkward bookmarks. Luckily you have a few options in Windows 10. Continue reading “Thoughts About Desktop Shortcuts to Web Sites in Windows 10”

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Android, HTML, HTML5, Programming, Various Languages, Web Development

Android and iOS: Setting Default Web Page Zoom Level and Stopping Form Field Zoom on Focus

If you are developing a Web form for clean viewing on Android and iOS devices, then you’ll likely end up wanting to handle the zoom level at which your page initially loads, as well as possibly disabling distracting auto-zooms from happening if the user focuses on a form field element. Obviously in small forms this isn’t much of an issue, but in larger more functional forms, this can cause frustration and user confusion. Continue reading “Android and iOS: Setting Default Web Page Zoom Level and Stopping Form Field Zoom on Focus”

Programming, Software, Various Languages, VBScript

Example Batch File to Identify a User and Run a VBScript File

Here is the syntax for writing a simple batch file that checks the user name of the account that is running the script, and then executes a VBScript file if the user name is positively matched. As part of the test, I’ll show how to execute the VBScript from the batch file while suppressing an intentional error message thrown in the VBScript file.  Continue reading “Example Batch File to Identify a User and Run a VBScript File”