Archived posts, March 2008

Specify a maximum width for em-based layouts

When creating layouts with an em-based width, specify a maximum width to avoid horizontal scrolling for users who increase text size.

Posted on March 3, 2008 in Accessibility, CSS, Usability

Surprise of the year: IE8 will use Standards mode by default

Microsoft has reversed its position on how standards mode will be triggered in IE8, and has chosen to make interoperability more important that pandering to broken intranets.

Posted on March 4, 2008 in Web Standards, Browsers

First impressions of Internet Explorer 8 Beta 1

My impressions after trying out Internet Explorer 8 Beta 1 for a couple of days.

Posted on March 7, 2008 in Browsers

DOMAssistant bundle for TextMate

To save keystrokes and speed up development I have created a DOMAssistant bundle for TextMate.

Posted on March 10, 2008 in Coding, Productivity, Mac, JavaScript

Designing Web Navigation (Book review)

Learn the fundamentals of navigation design and design better navigation systems for large and small sites as well as for web based applications.

Posted on March 19, 2008 in Reviews, Usability