Snippets

Internet Explorer CSS hacks with JavaScript

Sometimes it's just easier to write a quick hack to get the job done. This is one of those times. SWMBO, the CSS guru in the house, quite rightly wants to use the :before and :after pseudo-elements to add some style to a website, in a way that will make it easy for the client to add content without struggling with keeping the format consistent. That's easy enough in Firefox, Safari, Chrome, Opera, even Internet Explorer 8 and 9... but not Internet Explorer 6 or 7.

Calling JavaScript from VBScript

I've been working on a Classic ASP / VBScript website recently, so I have been brushing up against the limitations of VBScript again. Not hard limitations, like "you can't do that", just inconveniences like... no sort for you! Rather than dust off my old copy of a sort algorithm, I figured the easiest way, and the path to best performance, would be to just...