Archived posts, February 2004
I’m sort of back from a much needed break, but it will be another couple of weeks before I resume…
Ever since the dot-com bust I’ve noticed a greater risk of something that used to be a fun challenge and…
When hack-and-slash table designers meet web standards, one of the first things they will complain about (and loudly, too) is…
There are two great articles by Molly Holzschlag at InformIT. Integrated Web Design: CSS Beyond the Retrofit explains why structure…
Which is the best method for marking up a breadcrumb trail of links?
A collection of CSS layout templates.
Information on usability and UI design.
Seeking out and highlighting the finest standards-compliant sites on the Internet.
AskTog, January 2004. Ten examples of bad usability in online shopping.
I’ve added a section called “Quicklinks” to the sidebar. I needed somewhere to post interesting links together with just a…
Dave Shea lists some of the biggest deficiencies of Internet Explorer for Windows.
Doug Bowman and Aaron Jones talk to Macromedia about the Wired News redesign.
A very thorough explanation of how character encoding works.
An e-book about accessible typography on the web.
Sophie Gousset describes a way of using CSS to create buttons.
Ryan Carver explains how to avoid flicker in IE.
How would you mark up emphasis, bold, and italics all at once?
A whole bunch of examples of how a list of links can be styled with CSS.
A tutorial that explains how to create flexible dropshadows that can be applied to any block element.
CSS Design: Creating Custom Corners & Borders Part II
What web standards are and why you should use them.
Users don’t care where they are in the website.