Browser support should focus on usability and accessibility rather than pixel perfect design. Sites should render in all browsers, but provide advanced features and aesthetics to those which can support it.
My name is Paul and I am an addict. I lust after anything new and shiny. But is that really wrong?
Hosting companies are a dime a dozen. They all offer very similar packages and all seem competitive on price. How then do you choose between them.
Version control can seem like a very daunting thing to incorporate into your work flow, but once it’s there you can be left wondering how you ever lived without it. Paul Stanton gives his thoughts and experiences on the subject.
Video is becoming an intrinsic part of the web and not just dumb ass videos on YouTube. Video can be used to show off products and provide online presentations. But how do you create a high quality screencast on a budget?
When it comes to planning the layout of your new website there are just three commonly used website layout structures to choose from: Fixed; Fluid & Elastic width layouts. None of these are perfect..
The web is full of exciting innovations at the moment. However, it is geocoding that personally excites me the most. In this post I explain what it is and why I believe it offers so much potential.
David Bridle writes: How did you get the tabbed menu to work in the headscape website?
When redesigning boagworld considerable time was spent formatting the sites’ web addresses. In this post I explain why so much time was taken and introduce you to the tools I used.
If you are part of a web design team or skip constantly between projects, then you might want to consider an alternative approach to writing your HTML.
My conclusion is simple, upgrade. Stop being a chicken and do it. Its going to cost you about another gigabyte of space but you’ll get a much better user experience. Go on, you know you want to!
I have seen a lot of Google maps mashups in my time but never one that tracks Merlin flying across the Atlantic.
This will probably be my last chance to post before I am off to d.construct. I have a manic day tomorrow trying to get everything sorted before I go, however I wanted to share with you a couple of thoughts about the upcoming conference.
For a long time marketers have made use of various demographic scales to classify different types of people. Well now, thanks to research carried out at the University College London it is possible to classify people by their use of technology.
Here is an interesting problem that keeps cropping up. How do you balance the need for easy update by web editors with the desire to make a site as visually appealing as possible?
There is a great new feature in both Internet Explorer 7 and Firefox 2, which will allow you to integrate your site search directly into the browser.
As all web designers know, Internet Explorer is the thorn in our collective flesh. Even with the dramatic improvements in IE7, it still finds ways to annoy. However, the nice chaps at Microsoft have gone some way to soothing our fevered brows.