Archive for May, 2006
“When developing Web sites using good principles of usability, treat it is good practice to use an indicator showing what page the person is on as they surf through your site. Some people use bread crumbs as well as a persistent page indicator (many times like
A six part article looking at trends that will influence the events of the next 10 years.
“Perform multiple validations and take screen shots in one go rather than using separate tools. This 5-in-1 validator uses the online Total alidator service. Provides true HTML validation using the official DTDs. So you no longer have to put up with mist
I lay upon a grassy bank
my hands were all a quiver
I slowly removed her suspender belt
and her leg fell in the river
A poem by Sir Paul McCartney
“I honestly don’t think Internet Explorer 7 is good enough. It’s much, adiposity much better than IE 6, online that’s for sure, tadalafil but it has a long way to go before it catches up with Firefox, Safari, and Opera. Now I understand that the people on the IE team aren’t to blame for that – there are budgets and deadlines that affect how much they can do. But knowing that doesn’t really help us, does it? I’m sure the people at Apple, Mozilla, and Opera also have budgets and deadlines, and yet they manage to create browsers that have much, much better support for web standards. How is that possible?”
Short and sweet, another excellent article from PingMag
The “Estimated Actual Value” of chasingdaisy.com is a staggering $14,702.00. I accept PayPal :-)
Well, I don’t think that’s technically true but a recent post of Gordon‘s reminded me that Amazon have a lovely little (searchable) section of free downloads.
We have the granddaughters staying this weekend (hooray!) so I’m on the lookout for some more online games to keep the computer addicted pair happy.
A quick hop over to Lazy Laces and there’s nothing specifically for 3 and 6 year olds but as always, plenty to keep us older kids happy.
“The IQs of participants on one study dropped measurably–lower than marijuana users–when they were subjected to “always-on” technology–instant messages, Blackberries, anything that demanded immediate attention.”
Use what talents you possess: the woods would be very silent if no birds sang there except those that sang best.
And for Nick. I’m so sorry to hear that you’ve lost the final battle in such a long and brave fight against cancer.
Time is …
Too slow for those who wait,
Too swift for those who fear,
Too long for those who grieve,
Too short for those who rejoice,
But for those who love,
Time is Eternity.
– Henry van Dyke
If you read this post, here’s an update.
Trawling through the multitudinous spammer comments for willy wotsits and all sorts of pharmaceuticals that would sound dodgy even if the “author” didn’t go by the name of Righteous P. Turbitude III, I nearly fell of my chair at seeing Andy Budd’s name nestled amongst them.
- Amazon.co.uk have now reduced the price of CSS Mastery to £15.83 and
- an updated ebook (errors fixed) will soon be available for purchase from the Friends of Ed website (still a bargain at $17.50).
Thank you both for providing the new information (and apologies for the uncharacteristic rant). It was uncharacteristic, no? Please tell me I’m not a whingebag?
Starting off with a review of basic css that *cough* we all know and need to frantically revise love, the rest of the book takes you through ever more advanced techniques to produce sites such as this and this.
I’ll write more when I’ve read more but I suspect it will be sitting alongside Rachel Andrew’s CSS Anthology as a book that is always to hand and frequently referred to.