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  1. Got it now. What "" = "" means is basically "an empty string to the left of the equals sign and the string to the right thereof are equal".
  2. I was looking through this: https://www.w3schools.com/sql/sql_injection.asp and it says that ""="" in the WHERE part of any SQL statement evaluates to True. I don't understand why that happens, though, but I can get the same result set by providing an arbitrary integer instead of ""="". Can someone break this down for me please?
  3. I was going over the API portion of the HTML tutorial series and it got me thinking. I'm just beginning to wrap my brain around programming, and API has been one super ambiguous term I haven't been able to figure out yet. So the way I've come to see it, there are always two parties involved when it comes to API: Platform A (Provider) that delivers some valuable functionality and Platform B (Client) that wants to integrate part of that functionality into their own software. Platform A's developers describe code to be used by outsiders to "program" Platform A's application basically (it's what
  4. Thank you so much for your reply dsonesuk! Even though it's weird how I've never come across (or failed to notice) this important aspect of the overflow property -- that it restores a floated element's height. Is that what I should understand by what you refer to as substance? Again, I appreciate your help! Edit: Also, somewhat unrelated question, but I don't feel like it deserves a dedicated thread. Suppose I have a div container and some text in it that doesn't have any tags surrounding it like so: <div> Lorem ipsum dolor sit amet, consectetur adipiscing eli
  5. Hello everybody! I'm having a hard time figuring out how floats work in conjunction with overflow. Say I have an unstyled <div> container that holds a 200 by 100 image. If I add a background color to the container it becomes clear that said container's height is exactly 100px. Then I float the picture and div's height shrinks to 0. Why? And what happens here exactly? Does the image get positioned, like, outside the container? It's as if the container doesn't hold the image anymore, and at the same time I suppose it's still in there. Yet it doesn't take up any space inside the contai
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