Let me guess: you’re here because you were playing a game and some stupid caps lock or num lock notification ripped you from your full screen gaming experience. You cursed loudly and flashed horrific alien hand signals of profanity at your computer. I played a certain game awhile ago that tied an action to the caps lock key, but every time I pressed the key, it would minimize my game and take me back to the Windows 10 desktop. It was so irritating, so I began my search for a cure.
Did you notice the new design for Device Mode in Chrome 49 Developer Tools? The changes are pretty slick. The design is now much more clean and intuitive. Let’s take a look at what the interface looks like now.
I was recently working on a simple HTML project and created the basic HTML files in Visual Studio 2015. Nothing crazy. But when I ran the project in Chrome, there was some extra space at the top of the page that wasn’t coming from CSS. After inspecting the HTML in Developer Tools, I noticed a strange ﻿ character appearing in the HTML.
Have you ever wanted to put HTML in the validation message for a property or in the validation summary? You can’t do this out of the box, since any message that gets run through either of these methods gets put into the element’s InnerText. But thankfully, we can create simple extensions to allow HTML in both of these validation methods.
Did you know you can easily upload a file from a remote URL? On Windows, when an upload dialog appears in your browser, you will see a File name field. The surprising thing is that you can paste a URL into that field, and your browser will automatically download the file, then upload it! Saves you from having to download a file, just so you can upload it.
Oh man, has this been a long time coming! If you are a web developer, then the issue with web fonts in Chrome will probably not be a surprise to you. If you are not a web developer, you probably didn’t notice and have no idea what I’m referencing. With the release of Chrome 37, Google finally introduced DirectWrite support for Windows!