Archive for the 'Web Design' Category

Mistakes that web developers make – Can you tell Arial from Helvetica?

Thursday, January 31st, 2008

The Wake Up Later blog features a list of 8 mistakes that web developers make. These are not the glaring mistakes that are plain to see, like covering a page with animated GIF graphics or writing the site’s HTML in some awful WYSIWYG program. The mistakes show a lack of polish and design savvy. There […]

Web designers get little respect

Thursday, May 3rd, 2007

Jeffery Zeldman writes about how web designers are invisible to most companies. He calls it “Death by ORG chart”. While the importance of web design and services is growing, there is little recognition or respect for those who do the work.

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 […]

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.

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.

The Apple Blog features 6 tools for web design

Thursday, March 1st, 2007

The Apple Blog features a list of 6 tools for web design. The list is meant primarily for Apple users, but does include the site for W3Schools and the Firefox browser extension ColorZilla which work anywhere.

Desigining a multi-column website in CSS – Which solution is best?

Wednesday, February 28th, 2007

There are many tutorials on how to create a multi-column site with CSS. I do not need many tutorials, I just need ONE that works, is easy to read, and gives me valid code. It would seem simple enough to design a multi-column site in CSS, but do a Google search on how to create […]