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Web development made easy

11 May 2010

Here’s a funny browser trick a colleague emailed to me. Cut and paste the following into the address bar:

javascript:document.body.contentEditable='true'; document.designMode='on'; void 0

And voila, you can now edit the page! These features form part of the upcoming HTML5 standard, which will make embedding rich text editors in web applications a snap.

For some really cool demos of HTML5’s capabilities, including a 3-D version of Tetris, check out Ben Joffe’s page.

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