Archived posts, April 2004

Developing with web standards

A couple of weeks back I published Webbutveckling med standarder, a document in Swedish in which I attempt to explain…

Posted on April 1, 2004 in Web Standards

CSS From the Ground Up - 3

Parts 7 to 9 of a CSS tutorial series by Joe Gillespie.

Posted on April 1, 2004 in CSS, Quicklinks

Why Content Management Fails

Jeffrey Veen of Adaptive Path on the problems with content management.

Posted on April 1, 2004 in Content Management, Quicklinks

Evaluating web site accessibility

Jared Smith and Paul Bohman describe a seven step process for evaluating the accessibility of a website.

Posted on April 3, 2004 in Accessibility, Quicklinks

Web Accessibility - What not to do

Jim Thatcher analyzes accessibility mistakes made on a US federal agency website.

Posted on April 3, 2004 in Accessibility, Quicklinks

Common Myths about Web Design

Alan Cooper and Robert Reimann list a number of web design myths.

Posted on April 3, 2004 in Quicklinks, Usability, Web General

Content Management System needed

On behalf of a client, I’m looking for a web standards-compatible CMS. I need to find a system that allows…

Posted on April 4, 2004 in Content Management

Developing for small screens

The End-All Guide to Small-Screen Web-Dev by Heidi Pollock is a guide to developing for cell phones, PDA:s, and other handheld devices.

Posted on April 4, 2004 in Browsers, Quicklinks, Web General

The Way Forward

The Way Forward with Web Standards: a web standards kit white paper from MACCAWS.

Posted on April 4, 2004 in Quicklinks, Web Standards

The Metrics, Reloaded

Jeffrey Zeldman on why we need articles and tutorials on web techniques as well as on a wider range of web related subjects.

Posted on April 7, 2004 in Quicklinks, Web Standards

Web Standards in New Zealand

From January 1, 2006, all websites of New Zealand public service departments must meet the New Zealand Government Web Guidelines version 2.1, which means they must be standards compliant and accessible.

Posted on April 7, 2004 in Accessibility, Quicklinks, Web Standards

Aligning with CSS

John Gallant and Holly Bergevin explain how to use CSS to align elements to the opposite sides of a box.

Posted on April 8, 2004 in CSS, Quicklinks

How to sell accessibility

Trenton Moss presents eight ways in which accessibility will save or make your client money.

Posted on April 8, 2004 in Accessibility, Quicklinks

Web Standards Primer

From the MACCAWS web standards kit: What Every Web Site Owner Should Know About Standards.

Posted on April 9, 2004 in Quicklinks, Web Standards

Web Accessibility and UK Law

An A List Apart article in which Trenton Moss debunks four myths about web accessibility and the UK law.

Posted on April 9, 2004 in Accessibility, Quicklinks

Card sorting: a definitive guide

A detailed article by Donna Maurer and Todd Warfel on the basics of card sorting and how to use it.

Posted on April 10, 2004 in Quicklinks, Usability

Better Living Through Bookmarklets

Simon Willison explains how to create and use bookmarklets for web development.

Posted on April 11, 2004 in JavaScript, Quicklinks, Web General

CSS help pile

A directory of the best CSS resources available online. By creating an account, you can add even more useful resources to the pile.

Posted on April 13, 2004 in CSS, Quicklinks

Developing with web standards, now in English

A couple of weeks ago I promised to make an English version of Webbutveckling med standarder. Well, I spent most…

Posted on April 14, 2004 in Accessibility, CSS, Web General, Web Standards

Separating behavior and structure

Peter-Paul Koch talks about why JavaScript should be separated from markup.

Posted on April 15, 2004 in JavaScript, Quicklinks

Plugins and valid XHTML

Different methods to embed Flash or QuickTime content and keep your XHTML valid.

Posted on April 18, 2004 in (X)HTML, Quicklinks, Web Standards

Top 10 Web Standards Sites

Patrick Griffiths at HTML Dog has posted the Top Dog Top 10 Web Standards Sites list.

Posted on April 19, 2004 in Quicklinks, Web Standards

Inman Flash Replacement

IFR (Inman Flash Replacement) is Shaun Inman’s Flash based alternative to FIR.

Posted on April 19, 2004 in Quicklinks, Web General

Web Usability Checking for Blind and Vision Impaired

A presentation and a list of questions to ask when checking the accessibility of a website.

Posted on April 20, 2004 in Accessibility, Quicklinks

Equal Columns with CSS

Gez Lemon explains how to make equal height columns with CSS, no tricks.

Posted on April 20, 2004 in CSS, Quicklinks

SimpleQuiz Part XV: Numbered List Pairs

How should a numbered list of titles and descriptions be marked up?

Posted on April 21, 2004 in (X)HTML, Quicklinks, Web Standards

How To Quantify The User Experience

Robert Rubinoff outlines a quick-and-dirty methodology for quantifying the user experience.

Posted on April 21, 2004 in Quicklinks, Usability

Information Architecture Library

A collection of articles, books, blogs, and other resources related to the field of information architecture.

Posted on April 21, 2004 in Quicklinks, Usability

Soft CSS Drop Shadows

How to create soft drop shadows with CSS (and images).

Posted on April 23, 2004 in CSS, Quicklinks

IFR: Revisited and revised

Shaun Inman updates his technique for using Flash to display headlines.

Posted on April 24, 2004 in JavaScript, Quicklinks, Web General

Fear of web standards

When I made Developing with web standards (and the Swedish version, Webbutveckling med standarder) available online, I didn’t really know…

Posted on April 24, 2004 in Web Standards