March 11, 1999

You Cannot Change the Title of an Alert Box

Question: How can I change the title of a JavaScript alert box from “www.www.www (JavaScript Application)” to whatever I want? Answer: Simple?you can’t. Unfortunately, JavaScript coders don’t have any control

Internationalizing Currency Value Displays

As with dates, different countries and regions use different symbols and formats when displaying currency values. Java 1.1 provides a simple facility for displaying a currency value in a manner

The qq Function for Long Strings in Perl

If you write CGI programs in Perl, you probably find yourself using a lot of long print statements for outputting HTML. HTML uses a lot of double quotes, so it’s