"Mozilla splash page" assessment


(Janet Swisher) #139

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#147

Hi Chris, I just finished the Mozilla Splash Page Assessment. I discovered the video I embedded from YouTube doesn’t play (disabled) anytime I use the sandbox attribute on the <iframe> element.

However, if I removed the sandbox attribute, it would play. I even tried using the allow-scripts value on the attribute; it still didn’t work.


(Chris Mills) #148

It is probably something to do with the YouTube API not allowing its usage, for various reasons. I don’t know exactly why - something to do with security, and Google’s wish to regulate how the content is manipulated.


(MMahendra001) #149

So I am learning here that solving the problems is the part of the creative work as a web developer or any occupation related to this world of internet where people Explore, Learn, Apply, Create and Contribute. Great !


(Chris Mills) #150

Hey there! Glad to hear that we are helping you to learn. Please let us know if you have any questions.


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Learning web development: Marking guides and questions
#173

Dear Mozilla,

First off, thank you for providing the excellent “Learn Web Development” tutorial and associated MDN resources. Phenomenal stuff.

I was wondering if you could provide some general feedback on my Mozilla-splash-page exercise. I noticed it doesn’t scale very well past < ~360px when inspected in responsive design mode (words / icons get truncated, go off screen) despite example solution picture being 321.5px and looking fine. Is that a default behavior or do I need to make some significant changes?

https://massproduced.github.io/mozilla-responsive/

Any input appreciated.

Kind Regards
Martin P.


(Chris Mills) #174

Hi Martin,

Thanks for getting in touch. I’m so happy that you are enjoying the learning material :wink:

For the Splash Page example, your version looks really good, pretty much identical in output to our example! Well done.

the reason it starts to scroll horizontally and not look so great lower than 360px wide is that I have the CSS property min-width: 360px set on the body element. You’ve not done anything wrong.

If you remove that line from the styles.css file, it goes smaller without too much trouble, although the icon starts overlapping the heading.

Maybe I should remove that line from the exercise?


#175

Hi Chris,

Thanks for the feedback. My thinking would be to leave the line in but make a note of that in the text. As in “Your result might be a little different, but don’t be alarmed, it’s b/c I’ve added the “min-width: 360px” line in my CSS for optimal viewing” kind of thing.


#176

Damn. I sent the previous email too quickly by mistake (holding down ctrl+enter instead of shift + enter).

I was wondering if you could take a quick look at something else I’ve been having trouble with.

https://massproduced.github.io/buttons/

I’m currently working through the forms->buttons section and can’t get the examples to render properly in Mozilla. I thought it was just my running a simple local http.server module off of a python3 that’s the problem, but the problem persists on gh-pages as well.

The problems are the following (the associated code is at the very bottom of the page):

the “checked” Boolean attribute didn’t render for the checkboxes on local, it does on gh-pages (great)

the

    doesn’t render at all on either checkboxes or radio buttons (no bullet points - see slide attached), like it does in your examples on MDN

the checked radio buttons render checked like they should, but you can check multiple buttons (see slide attached) which from what I gather should not be possible (also after checking radio button you can’t uncheck it; ie it doesn’t uncheck itself when another button is checked)

Any input appreciated.

Kind Regards,

Martin


#177

Never mind (see slide) :).

I have no idea why my brain failed to register and assimilate this information the first 3 times I’ve read it. Next time I’ll give it 48 hours and comprehensive re-reading of the article before I post anything as trivial here again.

List bullet-points still missing, though.


(Chris Mills) #178

I’ve decided to just remove it from the exercise. I don’t think it should be explained at this stage, because I’ve not taught any CSS at this point in the course.