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 1.0 of the indispensable extension for Firefox, Flock, and Mozilla has many new features and bug fixes.
Nominations for The 2006 Bloggies have opened. I have nominated my favourite weblogs of the year. Have you?
Graphic design is very important on the web, but sometimes it is given too much importance, especially by graphic designers coming from ad agencies.
The access element in XHTML 2 will apparently suffer from the same problems as the accesskey attribute in current versions of HTML and XHTML.
Andy Hume explains the technology used to display type on computer screens and goes through the basic principles of web typography.
Thank you to everybody who has mentioned 456 Berea Street on their lists of personal favourite sites/weblogs of 2005.
CSS background images should only be used for presentational images, not for informational or functional images.
There are rumours going around that say Microsoft or Google are about to buy Opera Software.
Microsoft will end support for IE/Mac on December 31, 2005, and as of 31 January, 2006, it will no longer be available for download. Good riddance.
The start and end tags of some elements (html, head, body) may be completely removed from an HTML document, even though the elements themselves are required.
Many web applications and websites that don’t work properly (or at all) in Safari would work if their developers did their job properly.
Remember to use the label element to associate form controls with their respective label texts.
If you’ve read any blog posts this year that are of the kind that you can read over and over again, nominate them for Best posts of 2005.
A detailed list of the pros and cons of several different methods for creating a CAPTCHA.
The developers at Yahoo! Music are asking people to downgrade their browsers to Netscape 4.7 in order to view videos on their site. Thanks, but no thanks.
If you don’t have an accessibility statement on your site, this article explains how to write one. If you already have one, here’s how to make it better.
A few tips on scoping projects to make sure both you and your clients are happy when the project is done.
A selection of the best new music to be relased during 2005. According to my personal taste, obviously.
It’s called the World Wide Web, so try to spend some time thinking about internationalisation when creating a website with a global audience.