It’s been two weeks since my last entry, so I have plenty of stuff to write about now.
John Gruber at Daring Fireball writes a really long story he calls Independent Days. He covers several subjects, but my favorite part is the anecdote he starts part 1 with. My favourite sentence is this:
As one fellow explained it, a good hairpiece costs a lot of money, and for a lot of money, the customer wants to see a lot of hair.
The same thinking often applies to web design and development. A good web site may cost a lot of money, and for a lot of money, most clients want a lot of web site because they think more is always better.
In issue 35 of The Sensible Internet Design Letter Jay Small writes about the need for many web designers to refresh their knowledge of something as basic as HTML.
At Evolt.org, Peter-Paul Koch writes a (long) story called Browser Wars II: The Saga Continues, in which he shares his thoughts on the current web browser situation and how the web developer community can help push the adoption of standards compliant browsers.
Hebig.org shows a very nice way of making a variable size title picture by using the CSS property overflow:hidden.
UK based Message Digital Design Ltd have launched their new site. Standards compliant XHTML Strict and a clean, crisp design. Very nice job.
Michael Pick shows how CSS can be used to create eye-catching pull quotes.
There is a transcript of an Eric Meyer Interview at Digital Life.
Morons in wwwebbbbbbbb ssspaaaaaaaaaaace!. A bit harshly written, perhaps, but many very valid points.
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