Tag: JavaScript

Comparing Safari 3.1 and Firefox 3 Beta 4

I took a week to give Safari 3.1 a fair shot for Web development, here are my results.

Posted: March 24, 2008

Revisiting Progressive Enhancement in CSS

John Resig recently posted a bit on progressive CSS enhancement, which got me thinking a bit more about a post I wrote some time ago.

Posted: March 17, 2008

Crop and Resize Images with GD or ImageMagick (v1.1)

A new GD version has been released to complement the ImageMagick crop and resize with JavaScript and PHP. Crop and resize images from within your browser.

Posted: December 17, 2007

Web Standards Creativity Book Review

Web Standards Creativity is a great book put together by 10 of the most known Web designers and developers in the industry.

Posted: November 05, 2007

Can we do Better than Dropdowns? Is there even a Problem?

Are dropdown navigations on websites a usability nightmare? Is there a better way to implement a comprehensive site navigation?

Posted: October 29, 2007

Accelerated DOM Scripting Book Review

What’s great about Accelerated DOM Scripting by Jonathan Snook, is that in the end, there is no doubt about it that JavaScript libraries aren’t what make the magic happen; the JavaScript does. I’m really thrilled to have read this book and absolutely recommend you add it to your library.

Posted: October 15, 2007

Selects, JavaScript, and Usability: Please help.

Driver download interfaces drive me nuts. Attaching JavaScript functions to selects, in my opinion, is just plain wrong from a usability standpoint. How can we better improve this implementation that still finds its way to the Internet, on the largest of corporate websites?

Posted: October 01, 2007

Creating Named Elements in IE via JavaScript. Impossible?

I was having a bit of an issue trying to create a new element via the DOM and provide it with a name. As it turns out, Internet Explorer doesn’t allow this to happen, but I was able to find an alternative solution that has worked out quite well.

Posted: September 24, 2007

Is Manipulating the DOM for Presentation Acceptable?

Is manipulating the DOM to include extra markup needed to desired design elements acceptable?

Posted: July 09, 2007

Typography in Headings: sIFR? Image Replacement?

While sIFR has garnered quite a bit of attention and support, I have yet to see it implemented all that often. Is CSS based image replacement preferred?

Posted: May 28, 2007