Archived posts, August 2005

The economy of time

I will be spending less time writing articles for 456 Berea Street because I need money to buy a house.

Posted on August 7, 2005 in Site news

Mighty Mouse

Finally a multibutton, scroll wheel mouse from Apple.

Posted on August 7, 2005 in Mac, Quicklinks

Ajax Mistakes

A list of mistakes often made when developers start using Ajax.

Posted on August 7, 2005 in JavaScript, Quicklinks

Defending Opera

Joe Clark wants to like Opera, but runs into problems with Opera advocates.

Posted on August 7, 2005 in Browsers, Quicklinks

Accessible Data Tables

A very comprehensive article on the correct use of HTML tables.

Posted on August 8, 2005 in (X)HTML, Accessibility, Quicklinks

Interviewed for GrebbanDesign

I’ve been interviewed for GrebbanDesign (in Swedish).

Posted on August 11, 2005 in Interviews, Quicklinks

footerStick

Make the footer stick to the bottom of the viewport. CSS only.

Posted on August 13, 2005 in CSS, Quicklinks

Scrolling and Scrollbars

Don’t mess with scrollbars if you want your site to be usable.

Posted on August 13, 2005 in Accessibility, Quicklinks, Usability

The danger of a better Internet Explorer

Is the improved web standards support in Internet Explorer 7 a good thing only, or will it put the future health of the web at risk by tempting developers to use more proprietary features?

Posted on August 14, 2005 in Browsers, Web Standards

Make Your Site Mobile-Friendly in Two Minutes

Using server-side scripting to make your site faster on mobile devices.

Posted on August 15, 2005 in Accessibility, Quicklinks, Usability, Web General

The WaSP DOM Scripting Task Force

An effort to increase the quality of scripting on the web.

Posted on August 16, 2005 in JavaScript, Quicklinks, Web Standards

Mobile Web Design - The Series

A series of articles on building websites for mobile devices.

Posted on August 17, 2005 in Accessibility, Quicklinks, Web General

Internet enabled mobile/cell phone recommendations

Recommendations on mobile/cell phones that can be used to connect to the Internet and browse the web.

Posted on August 23, 2005 in Browsers

Mr Scruff: Mrs Cruff

Artist: Mr Scruff Title: Mrs Cruff Genre: Nu-funk-lo-fi Released: 2005 Visit Amazon.com for more details on Mrs Cruff….

Posted on August 23, 2005 in Music

Architecting CSS

Guidelines for organising CSS.

Posted on August 23, 2005 in CSS, Quicklinks

Default Place-Holding Characters

No longer necessary. In fact, don’t do it.

Posted on August 23, 2005 in Accessibility, Quicklinks

PDF Accessibility

Most PDFs on the web should not be PDFs. But they can be made accessible.

Posted on August 24, 2005 in Accessibility, Quicklinks

Jestofunk: The Anthology

Artist: Jestofunk Title: The Anthology Genre: Funk/house/techno/dance Released: 2005 Visit Amazon.com for more details on The Anthology….

Posted on August 24, 2005 in Music

Jamiroquai: Dynamite

Artist: Jamiroquai Title: Dynamite Genre: Funk Released: 2005 Visit Amazon.com for more details on Dynamite….

Posted on August 24, 2005 in Music

Kraftwerk: Minimum-Maximum

Artist: Kraftwerk Title: Minimum-Maximum Genre: Electronic Released: 2005 Visit Amazon.com for more details on Minimum-Maximum….

Posted on August 24, 2005 in Music

The Cure: Pornography (Deluxe Edition)

Artist: The Cure Title: Pornography (Deluxe Edition) Genre: Goth/rock Released: 2005 Visit Amazon.com for more details on Pornography (Deluxe…

Posted on August 24, 2005 in Music

The Cure: Faith (Deluxe Edition)

Artist: The Cure Title: Faith (Deluxe Edition) Genre: Goth/rock Released: 2005 Visit Amazon.com for more details on Faith (Deluxe…

Posted on August 24, 2005 in Music

The Cure: Seventeen Seconds (Deluxe Edition)

Artist: The Cure Title: Seventeen Seconds (Deluxe Edition) Genre: Goth/rock Released: 2005 Visit Amazon.com for more details on Seventeen…

Posted on August 24, 2005 in Music

Roisin Murphy: Ruby Blue

Artist: Roisin Murphy Title: Ruby Blue Genre: House/dance/weirdo Released: 2005 Visit Amazon.com for more details on Ruby Blue….

Posted on August 24, 2005 in Music

The Dining Rooms: Experiments in Ambient Soul

Artist: The Dining Rooms Title: Experiments in Ambient Soul Genre: Nu-jazz-house Released: 2005 Visit Amazon.com for more details on…

Posted on August 24, 2005 in Music

Does accessibility encourage discrimination?

A discussion on whether it is acceptable for a website to be accessible to people with disabilities but inaccessible to people that use alternative browsing devices or operating systems.

Posted on August 25, 2005 in Accessibility

Usable Microformats

An example of microformats that have a real world use today.

Posted on August 25, 2005 in (X)HTML, Quicklinks

Interview at cssdesign.se

My work colleague Charlotte has been interviewed for cssdesign.se.

Posted on August 26, 2005 in Interviews, Quicklinks

9rules Network member

456 Berea Street is now a member of the 9rules Network.

Posted on August 26, 2005 in Site news

Typography: serif vs. sans-serif

A discussion on which is most suitable for the web.

Posted on August 27, 2005 in Quicklinks, Typography

A List Too Far Apart?

Comments on the very wide fixed-width layout of A List Apart.

Posted on August 28, 2005 in Quicklinks

Tips for improved accessibility in ASP.NET 1.1

Read this if you use ASP.NET.

Posted on August 28, 2005 in Accessibility, Quicklinks, Web Standards

HTML tags vs. elements vs. attributes

An article that explains the difference between tags, elements, and attributes in HTML.

Posted on August 30, 2005 in (X)HTML