Have You Tried Apple CarPlay Yet?

Personally I’m an Android user, but I’m intrigued by the prospect of integrating my phone’s OS with my car like Apple CarPlay allows. Personally I haven’t tried CarPlay yet, but found a good review on Apple CarPlay from Ryan at AutoAnything. Do you know if something similar is being developed for Android? If so, point…
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3 Data Driven Email Subject Line Laws + 1 Bonus

After A/B testing email subject lines sent to large lists, I’ve noticed some small nuances in the way subject lines are written that seem to influence open rates. 1. Using special characters in the subject line tended to increase open rates by about 1%: Consider using + 1 Bonus rather than Plus One Bonus to…
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More Sharks!

These few were not Leopard Sharks:     And I found a small stingray: And a few lobsters:       But mostly leopard sharks:     This one got a little too close and blocked my shot:   And this one was coming right for me:           And from the…
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La Jolla Snorkeling with Leopard Sharks

So I went snorkeling in one of my favorite La Jolla spots.  The weather conditions were pretty good at this particular time in this particular spot.  It was about halfway between a 2 ft low tide and a 6 foot high tide with waves ranging between 0 and 1 ft and was relatively sunny.  I…
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JavaScript Coding Notes

JavaScript: JavaScript is case sensitive. Put it in external .js file or at end of body element. Link to a JavaScript file: <script src=”js/myJavaScript.js”></stript> link to JavaScript file: <script src=”directory/javascriptFile.js”></script> or put JavaScript in source: <script> </script> Comments: /* */ Can’t use quotes inside of quotes. Escape or use single quotes: document.write() <body> <script> document.write(“My…
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CSS 3 Coding Notes

CSS3: border-radius: creates rounded borders: {border-radius: 10px;} border-image: Lecture 87 Do not write px with border image. Use 10 or 10% but not 10px. Can’t use pixel value. <style> .url {border-image: url(BorderImage.gif) 20%20%20%20% repeat; border-width 20px; } </style> Round, like repeat but only uses whole pixels. Stretch spans one tile over entire area or section….
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CSS Notes

Padding on the inside of border, margin on the outside of border. ID VS Class ID is unique and only one should exist on any page or style sheet. ID uses #. <style> #Test { color: blue; } </style> <div id=’Test’>My test</div> Class is not unique. Multiple elements can have the same class. Class uses…
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HTML 5 Coding Notes

Notes on HTML 5   HTML 5   Use doctype: <!DOCTYPE html> rather than <!DOCTYPE HTML PUBLIC “-///W3C etc.   Page Section Tags:   <hgroup> groups all h tags together for dom tree.   <header> and <footer> help describe doom tree. Can not have header inside of a header, but can have multiple headers.  Header…
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