Creating a Basic Horizontal Scrollable DIV region – Part One

Most web pages don’t really require the need to be wide, in fact most web pages are deliberately designed to fit within a maximum of 1000 pixels or less. The main reason is to maintain content within the viewable area of the screen, making the assumption that the base level of systems would support a screen that is 1024 pixels wide. Now, even though a computer screen is typically wider than tall, it’s more natural for a web page to extend downward indefinitely and web browsers can handle vertical scrolling, without much effort. Of course, there are times when you want to create a cool user interface that calls for a horizontally scrolling navigation bars of some kind. It sounds easy enough right? But as life would have it, trivial things sometimes turn out to be difficult. One easy way to create a horizontal region is to use an iFrame, but iFrames are not really within the same space as your web page, since, well, it’s a frame, and a completely separate html document. The ideal, would be to use DIV tags, and keep the structure completely within the same page.

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Review: SD Tabletwear Smart Case for Kindle Fire

Buying a case for any tablet is a challenge. Tastes vary greatly, and trying to find one that fits your taste can be daunting. When my wife first got her Kindle Fire , one of the first things we had to do was find a case for it. Technically you really don’t need a case for any portable device, but the thought of our device getting scuffed up just doesn’t seem right; granted most cases won’t help in a bad fall, but at least you get some protection from the standard wear and tear of throwing your device into your back or around the house.

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