Prioritizing Web Usability by Jakob Nielsen and Hoa Loranger is a really valuable resource for anyone in the business of Web. The statistical data backing up the entire book really gets their message across and I definitely recommend this book.
Posted: November 20, 2006
The base tag can be both a good thing and a bad thing in certain circumstances… personally I prefer to define a base URI using a different method;
Posted: November 13, 2006
The link can be used for much more than linking external stylesheets. Not only can browsers take advantage of the tag, it can help out with SEO too.
Posted: October 30, 2006
The new design got me thinking about image replacement techniques and I think I’ve come up with a good technique for solving the problem of readers with images disabled and CSS enabled.
Posted: October 23, 2006
Oct 16, 2006 by Jonathan Christopher product ★★★★ Personally, I’m a big fan of the thought process behind Bulletproof Web Design. The idea of creating a design that can withstand virtually any change — within reason — seems great to me. Beyond making your site design bulletproof, you can also do quite a bit defensively […]
Posted: October 16, 2006
There are some tags and attributes within HTML that have been neglected and/or forgotten by many developers. There are many tags and attributes that you may have never heard of before, but could prove to be really useful in an upcoming project. tabindex Can Make Things Easier Many of the included tags and attributes within […]
Posted: October 09, 2006
Coming up with a good method for marking up forms can be one of the more difficult things as a designer/developer. They have a tendency of looking awkward and ugly and can be the low point of any project you’re working on. There have been countless articles written and techniques developed with the new and […]
Posted: October 02, 2006
Last week there was a great article written by Roger Johansson in which he wrote about Why Standards Still Matter. Shortly thereafter another article was written by Robert Nyman who also had a few things to say about The Web Standards War. Both articles give a refreshing look into the area of writing about Web […]
Posted: September 25, 2006
I recently took a sample from my list of bookmarks and checked to see whether or not people were using a charset in their documents. After seeing the results I thought maybe a quick overview of what a charset is may be in order. I also took into consideration the different types of charsets available to designers and developers and touched on the advantages and disadvantages of the two most common.
Posted: September 18, 2006
It has been over two months since my last writeup about using Linux for Web development. I thought now would be a good time to revisit that subject and write a bit about my findings after using the new operating system for a little while.
Posted: September 11, 2006