Archived posts, November 2006

37 HTML FAQs answered

Detailed and correct answers to 37 frequently asked questions about HTML.

Posted on November 1, 2006 in Quicklinks, (X)HTML

My favourite typography books

My favourite typography books, recommended for novices as well as for experienced type users.

Posted on November 3, 2006 in Typography

ppk on JavaScript (Book review)

Peter-Paul Koch has taken his extensive knowledge and experience and condensed it into a book that explains modern, accessible, and unobtrusive JavaScript.

Posted on November 13, 2006 in Reviews, JavaScript

Three reasons sites break in Internet Explorer 7

In general, sites that rely on Internet Explorer's quirks mode continue to display as intended in IE 7, while those that use too many CSS hacks have problems.

Posted on November 15, 2006 in Quicklinks, Browsers

Comment posting guidelines

A few simple guidelines for improving the quality of comments you post on this and other blogs.

Posted on November 20, 2006 in Writing

Resolution vs. browser size vs. fixed or adaptive width

If you want to make your design look its best at a certain width, optimise it for that width. But there is little reason to constrain the site to that width.

Posted on November 27, 2006 in Usability, Accessibility

Click here and other meaningless link phrases

Many sites use link phrases that are anonymous and meaningless. Help improve the Web by making yourself and your clients think before you link.

Posted on November 28, 2006 in Quicklinks, Usability, Accessibility

IE expressions ignore CSS media types

If you're having problems with print style sheets in Internet Explorer 6, check your use of CSS expressions.

Posted on November 29, 2006 in CSS, Browsers

Beginning CSS Web Development (Book review)

Simon Collison shares his experiences from working with the Web in the hopes that it will help readers avoid some confusion and frustration.

Posted on November 30, 2006 in Reviews, CSS