Each week, our TAs will present some extra neat material that we didn't have time to cover in lecture. The sessions are held in SIG 134, the same room as the lectures, on Fridays at 2:20, right after the Friday lecture.
Roy talked about some specific issues that make IE frustrating for developers and how to develop in a way that looks good in IE as well.
Today Shiny showed how to set up MySQL on UW's "virgil" server and how to use SQL and PHP to create a 2ch-style message board.
Today Shiny talked about using PHP to make web proxies, crawlers and search engines.
Today Roy talked about HTML5 forms and client-side validation.
Sean introduced the topic of web-desin and what goes into making a good and all too often bad webpage. He talked about the science of the eye, and many resources to make your site more intriguing to end users.
Today we talked about the new HTML5
video tags, and how to embed your own fonts in a web page using CSS3;
We also talked about how to use CSS3 to produce 3-D transformations and animation effects.