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Web design tip: fieldset tag

The fieldset tag is a very useful tag to make a complex and lengthy form more organized and visually appealing. This technique draws a thin border around a group of form elements so the end user knows they are somehow related. This breaks up a large form into smaller sections that are easy to understand. The legend tag is used to define what text you want to appear in the upper left corner of the selected form elements. For example, if you had a form that collected information about the user, such as their name and address, you could wrap those form elements with a fieldset tag to convey to the user that those form elements are related.

Fieldset code

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Exercise performance tips: when and what to eat

Whether you’re a recreational athlete, marathon runner, or soccer player, what you eat and when you eat it can affect your performance and the way you feel while you’re exercising. Here’s an article from Mayo Clinic website that details the important points so you can be at the top of your game.

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Mayo Clinic and IBM newsworthy

This one hits close to home. A recent headline from Computer Weekly, titled “IBM offers to cure US clinic’s IT ills” tells us that IBM and Mayo Clinic have been teaming up with each other in a project called “Blue Gene“. I just thought it was interesting that this project is garnering some publicity for the city of Rochester MN.

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