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Check If Custom Element is Registered in Page

The customElements.get() method can be used to check whether a given custom element has already been registered in the page..
February 11, 2021
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Knowing When a Custom Element Gets Defined

The customElements.whenDefined() method can be used to know when a given custom element has been registered.
February 9, 2021
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Create DIV of a Given Aspect Ratio with CSS

The CSS aspect-ratio property makes it very easy to create containers of a given aspect ratio.
February 7, 2021
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Hiding a Custom Element Until It Gets Defined

The :defined and :not CSS pseudo-classes can be used to hide the custom element until the defining Javascript gets loaded.
February 5, 2021
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Creating a Custom Element Using Anonymous Class

While creating a new custom element, it is not necessary to give a name to the defining class. The custom element can be created using an anonymous class also.
February 3, 2021
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Naming Rules for Custom Elements

A custom element's tag name must contain a dash character. The name must start with a lowercase ASCII character, and cannot have an uppercase ASCII character anywhere.
February 1, 2021
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How to Create a HTML Custom Element

A custom element is a new HTML element that we can create ourselves. This tutorial explains how to create a simple custom element.
January 27, 2021
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CSS Styling of File Upload Button with ::file-selector-button Selector

The upload button in file input type is represented by ::file-selector-button CSS pseudo-element. This can be used to style the file input type.
January 24, 2021
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Custom Checkbox with CSS appearance Property

Checkboxes can be customized using the CSS appearance property. This property allows to suppress the native appearance of an element so that CSS can be used to restyle it.
January 22, 2021
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Custom Radio Buttons with CSS appearance Property

The look of radio buttons can be customized using the CSS appearance property. This property allows to suppress the native appearance of an element so that CSS can be used to restyle it.
January 17, 2021
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Hide Dropdown Arrow for Select Input with CSS appearance

The arrow icon in select input can be hidden by setting the CSS appearance to none. This property allows to suppress the native appearance of an element, so that CSS can be used to restyle it.
January 15, 2021
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Detect If Element Removed from DOM with Javascript

We can detect whether an element has been removed DOM using the MutationObserver object. This provides the ability to observe for changes being made to the DOM tree.
January 13, 2021
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Detect If Element Added to DOM with Javascript

We can detect if an element has been added to DOM using a MutationObserver object. This provides the ability to observe for changes being made to the DOM tree.
January 11, 2021
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Getting Camera Resolution with Javascript

There is no direct method to find out the maximum resolution supported by the camera. Instead we can specify the required width & height using the ideal property to find the closest possible resolution.
January 9, 2021
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Record Video From Camera using Javascript

Videos can be recorded from the user camera using MediaDevices & MediaRecorder APIs.
January 7, 2021
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Uploading Canvas Image to a Server

Canvas images can be uploaded to server-side as a data URL string, base64 string or as a file.
January 4, 2021
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Capture Photo From Camera using Javascript

Photos can be captured from a camera using a combination of MediaDevices & Canvas Javascript APIs. Video frame of the camera stream can be captured as an image.
January 2, 2021
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Setting a Fixed Width for Items in CSS Flexbox

A flexbox item can be set to a fixed width by setting 3 CSS properties - flex-basis, flex-grow & flex-shrink.
December 27, 2020
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How to Animate Bullets in Lists

Bullets in a HTML list can be animated using the ::marker CSS selector. This selector selects the marker box (bullet / number) for list items.
December 26, 2020
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Replacing All String Instances With replaceAll()

All instances of a given string can be replaced by using the replaceAll() method. This method newly added to Javascript is now supported in all modern browsers.
December 26, 2020