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 (X)HTML, Quicklinks

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

Web Directions North, Vancouver, Canada

Web Directions comes to the Northern Hemisphere for a two day web conference with a great line-up of speakers and an optional post conference skiing trip.

Posted on November 6, 2006 in Quicklinks, Web General

Have your say about the future of HTML

The WHATWG is seeking feedback from the community. Here is your chance to influence the direction of the future development of HTML.

Posted on November 7, 2006 in (X)HTML

Help Joe Clark start up an accessibility research project

Joe Clark is raising money to raise money for a large acessibility research project and needs your help.

Posted on November 9, 2006 in Accessibility, Quicklinks

Uttryck din åsikt om framtiden för HTML

WHATWG vill få feedback från alla som jobbar med webb. Ta chansen att vara med och påverka hur HTML utvecklas i framtiden.

Posted on November 12, 2006 in (X)HTML, Quicklinks

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 JavaScript, Reviews

Guidelines for Swedish public sector websites updated

A new version of the Vägledningen 24-timmarswebben (Swedish Guidelines for public sector websites) has been published, and I had the honour of being invited to write parts of it.

Posted on November 14, 2006 in Accessibility, Usability, Web Standards

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 Browsers, Quicklinks

Front-end developer job opening in Stockholm

NetRelations are looking for a skilled, standards-aware front-end developer with a passion for writing clean, semantic, and accessible HTML, CSS, and JavaScript.

Posted on November 16, 2006 in Job openings, Quicklinks

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

Win a MacPro and two 30 inch Cinema HD Displays

Create something spectacular based on one to five stock images and win a MacPro with dual Cinema Displays, a MacBook Pro, a MacBook, or an iPod.

Posted on November 23, 2006 in Mac, Quicklinks

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 Accessibility, Usability

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 Accessibility, Quicklinks, Usability

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 Browsers, CSS

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 CSS, Reviews