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SQLite is an in-process library that implements a self-contained, serverless, zero-configuration, transactional SQL database engine. The code for SQLite is in the public domain and is thus free for use for any purpose, commercial or private. SQLite is the most widely deployed database in the world with more applications than we can count, including several high-profile projects. SQLite is an embedded SQL database engine. Unlike most other SQL databases, SQLite does not have a separate server process. SQLite reads and writes directly to ordinary disk files. A complete SQL database with multiple tables, indices, triggers, and views, is contained in a single disk file. The database file format is cross-platform - you can freely copy a database between 32-bit and 64-bit systems or between big-endian and little-endian architectures. These features make SQLite a popular choice as an Application File Format. Think of SQLite not as a replacement for Oracle but as a replacement for fopen() Continue reading

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Properly cutting off multi-line text is a surprisingly hard thing to do well. overflow: hidden provides no indication of the text cut off. text-overflow: ellipsis works only on single line content. Various JavaScript solutions are fragile because they need explicit relayout whenever the box width or content changes. We can do better with pure CSS and a little imagination. Continue reading

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Using flexbox can help you design compelling layouts in web applications that scale better from desktop to mobile. Put an end to floating <div> elements, absolute positioning, and JavaScript hacks, and start building horizontal and vertical flowing layouts in just a few lines of CSS. Some basic example use cases: You want to center an element inside the middle of a page You want a set of containers that flow vertically, one after another You want to create a row of buttons or other elements that collapses vertically on smaller screen sizes Continue reading