Archived posts, March 2007

Graphic designers misunderstanding Web standards

Andy Rutledge explains why using Web standards does not stifle the creativity of graphic designers.

Posted on March 6, 2007 in Quicklinks, Web Standards

New W3C HTML Working Group launched

The new W3C HTML Working Group will be open to participants from W3C members and non-members, and will release a new HTML Recommendation in Q3 2010.

Posted on March 7, 2007 in (X)HTML, Web Standards

HTML Mastery (Book review)

Paul Haine explains how to use the elements and attributes available in HTML to create structured, valid, and semantic markup.

Posted on March 9, 2007 in (X)HTML, Reviews

Usability in the movies

The top ten computer usability bloopers we see in the movies.

Posted on March 12, 2007 in Quicklinks, Usability

Failed vs. Unfailed redesigns of newspaper websites

A comparison of the redesigned websites of two Swedish newspapers, GP.se and HD.se, that were both launched in late 2006.

Posted on March 14, 2007 in Web Standards

New mailing list: HTML 5 Help

Subscribe to the whatwg-org mailing list, the place for HTML 5 authors to help other HTML 5 authors.

Posted on March 15, 2007 in (X)HTML, Quicklinks

What should Molly do at Microsoft?

Molly Holzschlag will be working with Microsoft on standards and interoperability issues, and wants your opinion on where to start.

Posted on March 19, 2007 in Quicklinks, Web Standards

IE 7 does not resize text sized in pixels

The Page Zoom feature has led to people thinking that IE 7 lets the user resize text sized in pixels or absolute units. It does not.

Posted on March 20, 2007 in Accessibility, Browsers, CSS

From Business to Buttons: a usability conference

Malmö, Sweden, June 14-15 2007. Speakers include Brandon Schauer and Ben Saffer from Adaptive Path, and Kim Goodwin from Cooper.

Posted on March 21, 2007 in Conferences, Quicklinks, Usability

Connection07 reminder

The Connection07 conference is coming up. March 27 is the day to be in Gothenburg, Sweden.

Posted on March 22, 2007 in Conferences, Quicklinks

Pro CSS Techniques (Book review)

Jeff Croft, Ian Lloyd, and Dan Rubin explain solid, practical CSS techniques that you can use in real, professional Web projects.

Posted on March 26, 2007 in CSS, Reviews

Truwex Online: An accessibility and quality validator

Another online tool to help you keep the quality of your sites up. This one checks all HTML on a page, including any that is generated by JavaScript.

Posted on March 28, 2007 in Accessibility, Quicklinks

Poll: Do you maximise your browser window?

Looking for answers to three questions: 1. Do you maximise your browser window? 2. What is the resolution of your screen? 3. Which OS do you use?

Posted on March 29, 2007 in Web General