Archive for March, 2007

Creating a multi-column layout in CSS

Tuesday, March 13th, 2007

I mentioned before in a previous post that there are dozens of tutorials on creating a multi-column layout in CSS, but I only needed ONE that worked. A List Apart features another outstanding tutorial on creating clean and elastic multi-column layouts. If you know of a better tutorial or have your own code to make […]

Keep your digital camera lenses clean

Tuesday, March 13th, 2007

Digital Photography School offers advice on keeping the lenses of your digital camera clean. The tips range from using a UV filter on your lens to prevent scratches, to putting silica gel desiccants in your camera bag to absorb moisture.

71 examples of CSS navigation menus

Tuesday, March 13th, 2007

A big Digg story recently was an article on Razvan’s Nerve featuring links to 71 examples of CSS navigation. From the sliding doors method of navigation to CSS drop downs, there are plenty of examples to study and use. It is also useful to have all these examples in one place.

Two versions of Photoshop coming soon

Tuesday, March 13th, 2007

According to the official Adobe site, there will be two versions of Photoshop CS3. Photoshop CS3 is for print, web design and other 2D imaging projects. Photoshop CS3 Extended has additional features designed for film editors, architects, and other users who deal with 3D imaging and video. More details will be announced by Adobe at […]

Adobe Apollo in action

Tuesday, March 6th, 2007

Here is video explaining the uses for Adobe’s Apollo web applications and shows Apollo in action. It is about 13 minutes long, but worth watching.

I’m a Mac..and I’m a PC – The 1.0 version

Tuesday, March 6th, 2007

Long before Apple used a guy in a tweed jacket and young hipster to compare the PC to Macintosh, there was this ad from the mid-80s that used actual computers. I have mentioned this ad to people who had never seen it, now I can display the real thing (slightly shortened unfortunately). While advertising for […]

Adobe asks “What’s in the box?”

Monday, March 5th, 2007

According to The Apple Insider, the new version of Adobe Creative suite, or CS3, now has an official launch date of March 27. To promote the new suite, Adobe has posted this video on YouTube. A glowing cube is passed around by users in the video, representing the creative energy and flexibility of Adobe’s new […]

Adobe brings the web to the desktop…and Photoshop to the web

Thursday, March 1st, 2007

Read/WriteWeb features coverage of the Engage event hosted by Adobe Systems, introducing the Apollo web application platform. According to the entry, Apollo mixes Flash, Flex, Actionscript, and XML to create Rich Internet Applications, or RIAs. Another entry on Read/WriteWeb features more in-depth coverage of the Apollo introduction, including screenshots of Apollo applications in action. PC […]

How Google AdWords deals with click-fraud

Thursday, March 1st, 2007

The Google Inside AdWords blog features a story on how Google fights click-fraud. Google uses a three stage system to handle click-fraud. According to the story, less than 10% of Google’s clicks are fraudulent.

Find your next digital camera on Flickr

Thursday, March 1st, 2007

The Consumerist features a story on Flickr’s camera finder. The camera finder highlights photos taken with a particular brand of camera, letting you see the camera in action before you buy.