Sounds pretty open-ended, and it is, and reminds one (or even more than one) of the idea of a “widget”, perhaps.
To categorize these “container” types we have …
- Module … can appear anywhere on webpage
- Overlay … floats above webpage inline content
- Tooltip … small floating (informational) boxes
- Panel … mimics operating system window
- Simple Dialog … yes/no
- Dialog … standard dialog
… so today we do a little “converter” program … you know the sort … feet to metres, fahrenheit to celcius degrees etcetera etcetera etcetera … that uses an YUI Overlay Dialog “container” arrangement.
Here are some programming source code links to supplement the live run …
- yui_container.html … HTML code calls …
- ourcontainer.css … CSS (for local styling)
Link to YUI Library information … via Wikipedia.
Link to YUI Library spiritual home page … via Yahoo!
Link to YUI Library download page … download YUI Library here.
Link to YUI Library container information page … … via Yahoo!
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