These posts are short comments on longer articles posted elsewhere. They vary in length, and some have interesting discussions going on in the comments.
Version 1.5 of Mozilla Corporation’s Firefox web browser has been released. Go download it now.
Some developers seem to be so eager to implement Ajax and other buzzwords that they don’t take the time to consider how doing so will affect accessibility.
Using web standards will not in some mysterious and unexplained way prevent innovation and creativity.
We have a position open for a web designer with excellent graphic design skills and a solid understanding of usability.
The makers of Firefox, Internet Explorer, Opera, and Konqueror have agreed to implement a common set of security features in their browsers.
A good introduction to semantics and document structure for anyone who hasn’t already started thinking structurally when marking up documents.
Peter-Paul Koch on css, web standards, elitism and how to reach the new amateurs.
Some tips on creating better presentations and becoming a better presenter.
Microsoft informs developers using ASP.NET 2.0 how to configure it to produce valid and accessible markup.
Try to avoid using technical jargon when talking to your clients, unless they are developers who can be expected to know what you’re talking about.
How well do major companies and government departments in Australia use web standards and other best practices on their websites?
Instant messaging can be distracting and make it hard to focus on what you are working on, but it can also be an efficient communication tool.
If liquid or elastic layouts are not your thing, take a look at this for a more flexible way of keeping your fixed width layout.
A story of how AT&T’s corporate website was brought into web standards.
An Ajax-based slideshow system that stores data in an XML file instead of as HTML.
A CSS Zen Garden-like site that simulates a CMS-based site instead of just a single, static page.
Design sites aren’t very good at using web standards. And purely visual designers often misunderstand accessibility.
Let your design be flexible instead of rigid and you will avoid lots of frustration when creating CSS-based layouts.
Some things to avoid unless you want your email messages to annoy your friends and colleagues.
Camino, a Mozilla-based web browser for Mac OS X, is getting close to version 1.0. And it is really good.