Archived posts, May 2003

Keep your windows closed

Like many others, I prefer to stay in control of my web browsing. That’s why links that open in new windows often bug me. Well, thanks to …

Posted on May 3, 2003 in Web General

Form Layout

After following a discussion about form layout on CSS-discuss and then reading this article at Accessify.com I'm thinking of making a bunc…

Posted on May 3, 2003 in Web General

Accesskey

Accesskey standards is a nice summary of what shortcut keys are commonly used. I haven’t added any accesskey shortcuts to this site yet, b…

Posted on May 3, 2003 in Accessibility

Browserlanche

Being a Mac user these days is very nice when it comes to picking a web browser… I’ve nearly lost count of all the browsers that are avail…

Posted on May 4, 2003 in Browsers

Me Standard. You Tag Soup?

Simon Willison links to a good article at W3C: My Web site is standard! And yours?. It lists many of the comments you often hear from peop…

Posted on May 5, 2003 in Web Standards

Zen Garden

The CSS Zen Garden is a showcase intended to let graphic artists apply their own designs to the same, properly structured, HTML file simpl…

Posted on May 10, 2003 in CSS

CSS3

The W3C recently published four CSS3 Candidate Recommendations: CSS3 Text Module, CSS3 Color Module, CSS3 Ruby Module and CSS TV Profile 1…

Posted on May 17, 2003 in CSS

Hierarchy

Having just implemented a JavaScript-hierarchical dynamic menu I really wish Internet Explorer would catch up to the level of CSS support …

Posted on May 17, 2003 in CSS

FORMula One

I spent a few hours working on my master form layout. There's more to be done to make it perfect (well, nothing is perfect), but at least …

Posted on May 18, 2003 in Web General

The cost of usability

Those of us working in the web industry who believe that usability testing is something that should be done in every project often are not…

Posted on May 20, 2003 in Usability

Standard Business

When I talk to people about building web sites, and we get to the details like standards and CSS, sometimes they will just look at me with…

Posted on May 24, 2003 in Web Standards

I Blame Microsoft

This is what Tim Bray writes about IE: The problem isn’t that CSS is too hard. The problem isn’t browser incompatibilities in general. The…

Posted on May 29, 2003 in CSS, Browsers

F*** the users

Reading D. Keith Robinson´s Death Of A Web Team made me once again feel the anger and frustration I've had to deal with several time…

Posted on May 29, 2003 in Web General