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CSS 3 selectors explained

10/01/2006 @ 21:08 UTC

Douglas Bowman : CSS 3 selectors explained - Roger Johansson provides good, concise explanations of the new selectors in CSS3, including an approximate level of browser support for each group.

kayodeok : CSS 3 selectors explained | 456 Berea Street - CSS 3 selectors explained

Style Versus Design

23/12/2005 @ 19:09 UTC

Douglas Bowman : Style Versus Design - True, as Zeldman states on his site, we're in a much better position today. But five years later, I think the web still needs this.

Centered Tabs with CSS

10/12/2005 @ 00:57 UTC

Douglas Bowman : Centered Tabs with CSS - Ethan Marcotte goes inline with Sliding Doors, allowing them to be centered on a page.

Elements of Typo. Style for the Web

8/12/2005 @ 17:57 UTC

Cameron Moll : Elements of Typo. Style for the Web - The Elements of Typographic Style Applied to the Web. Let the digging and deliciousing begin!

jimray : The Elements of Typographic Style Applied to the Web - - A practical guide to web typography

Paul Hammond : The Elements of Typographic Style Applied to the Web - a practical guide to web typography - A practical guide to web typography

Philippe Janvier : A practical guide to web typography - "The Elements of Typographic Style Applied to the Web". Work in progress. [via#

Douglas Bowman : Elements of Typographic Style (Applied to the Web) - Richard Rutter kicks off a modern web-centric look at Robert Bringhurst’s "The Elements of Typographic Style".

Jon Hicks : The Elements of Typographic Style Applied to the Web - a practical guide to web typography - Go fill that gaping hole Rich!! There was such a need for this.

factoryjoe : The Elements of Typographic Style Applied to the Web - a practical guide to web typography - An excellent guide to type online. Tags: robert bringhurst, typography, type, design, web design

Pandora's Box (Model) of CSS Hacks And Other Good Intentions

27/11/2005 @ 22:55 UTC

Eric Meyer : Pandora's Box (Model) of CSS Hacks And Other Good Intentions - Yes, yes, yes, and a thousand times YES. Essential reading for anyone doing standards-based design.

Simon Willison : Pandora's Box (Model) of CSS Hacks And Other Good Intentions - Read and learn.

Douglas Bowman : Pandora's Box (Model) of CSS Hacks - Tantek provides the background and thinking behind invented CSS hacks of Old, and what a CSS hack/filter is, and what it *should/shouldn't* do.

Paul Hammond : Tantek's Thoughts - Pandora's Box (Model) of CSS Hacks And Other Good Intentions - I had opened Pandora's Box (Model) of CSS Hacks, and there was no turning back.

Semantics in the wild

8/11/2005 @ 07:56 UTC

Douglas Bowman : Semantics in the wild - John Allsopp gets some groundwork going for analyzing usage of IDs and class names.

Paul Hammond : dog or higher: Semantics in the wild - For a long time now, I've been very interested in how developers use semantics in their pages

To Hack With It

20/10/2005 @ 17:56 UTC

Douglas Bowman : To Hack With It - Eric expresses similar thoughts that I had about CSS hacks and IE7.

Banana Republic designs for Web 1.0

20/10/2005 @ 17:56 UTC

Douglas Bowman : Banana Republic designs for Web 1.0 - Veen goes to buy a few tall shirts, gets bounced by a guy behind the velvet rope.

Anil Dash: The Flip 2K5

18/10/2005 @ 08:55 UTC

kayodeok : Anil Dash: The Flip 2K5 - I think it's interesting to take a look at the companies that have already flipped and to compare them to the acquisitions after the deflation of the Web 1.0 bubble.

jimray : Anil Dash: The Flip 2K5 - The new new economy

erikbenson : Anil Dash: The Flip 2K5 - Interesting idea... though I don't think many of the people/friends we see flipping right now are making a million bucks.

Douglas Bowman : The Flip 2K5 - Anil's theory on the new flip.

Mutilating Meyer vs The Butcher

5/10/2005 @ 05:55 UTC

Douglas Bowman : Mutilating Meyer vs The Butcher - Cameron Adams' hilarious boxing match animated with JavaScript. Hit any key to throw a punch. I don't think Cam knew I was in the audience for his presentation until later that day.

Eric Meyer : Eric 'Mutilating' Meyer VS. Doug 'The Butcher' Bowman - Notice who's talkin' trash, and who's bringin' the pain? Make sure to deliver five hits for even more fun.

Linotype FontExplorer X

14/09/2005 @ 10:55 UTC

Richard Rutter : Linotype FontExplorer X - Anyone trying to manage fonts on OS X will be needing this.

Douglas Bowman : FontExplorer X - The best font management tool for Max OS X is out of beta.

JSM on FontExplorer X

13/09/2005 @ 23:57 UTC

Douglas Bowman : JSM on FontExplorer X - Jason points to Linotype's new (and free) FontExplorer X, a font management app for OS X. Information on Linotype's site is sparse, but hopeful. I'll be watching comments on Jason's site closely, as I'd love for this to finally be a replacement for Suitca

Zen Garden Archives

8/09/2005 @ 21:56 UTC

Douglas Bowman : Zen Garden Archives - Dave Shea adds some major upgrades to the CSS Zen Garden archive pages, and explains all the thinking and trials and work behind creating them. Nice work, Dave.

Cederholm interviewed

8/09/2005 @ 21:56 UTC

Douglas Bowman : Cederholm interviewed - Ethan interviews Dan for Digital Web, much of it covering Bulletproof Web Design.

Searching for Standards

8/09/2005 @ 14:56 UTC

kayodeok : Searching for Standards - It’s interesting to note that only one engine is using valid markup and CSS layouts, and that would be MSN

Douglas Bowman : Searching for Standards - Molly Holzschlag does a quick survey of various popular search engines and reports back basic use of web standards. MSN leads the pack.

Rising Tide

6/09/2005 @ 19:56 UTC

Douglas Bowman : Rising Tide - Maxine Sherrin explains the cool Rising Tide effect Westciv uses for its logo. Easy to follow and implement.

Paul Hammond : learn web standards :: the rising tide - a little tutorial to spell it out

IEBlog : Improving the CSS 2.1 strict parser for IE 7

3/09/2005 @ 00:56 UTC

kayodeok : IEBlog : Improving the CSS 2.1 strict parser for IE 7 - To be very clear the root node selector was a bug. This was introduced by Chris Wilson back in IE 4 which is why we don't let him work with the code anymore

Douglas Bowman : More IE7 CSS fixes - More fixes to the CSS parsing engine in the (upcoming?) IE7 release. Includes elimination of the * html hack for IE7. Found while looking for solutions to the current and annoying multiple class selector bug in IE.

Isofarro : Improving the CSS 2.1 strict parser for IE 7 - IE7 (in strict mode) will ignore * html CSS rules, accept multi-class selectors and multi pseudo-elements

Eric Meyer : Improving the CSS 2.1 strict parser for IE 7 - More details on improvements to the IE7 parsing engine, including fixes for '* html' and multiclassing.

Reserved ID values in IE

30/08/2005 @ 19:55 UTC

Douglas Bowman : Reserved ID values in IE - Good notes from Eric on ID values to remember if running into unsolvable *IE Factor* weirdness.

Ethan Marcotte : Reserved id values in IE - Oh, wake me when it's all over...

Isofarro : Reserved ID Values? - Eric Meyer reports on more id values that trigger an error in IE. Looks like a naming collision caused by document.all references

An interesting block of feedback on getting a computer-naive parent to switch to a Mac

30/08/2005 @ 02:55 UTC

plasticbag : An interesting block of feedback on getting a computer-naive parent to switch to a Mac - I'm particularly fascinated by this one as I'm trying to get my family to convert to an iBook at the moment. I wonder if they'll be able to do it...

Nelson Minar : Tim's Mom's Mac - Great writeup of the computer for the rest of us

Douglas Bowman : Mac Mini for Mom - Interesting report from Tim Bray about buying a Mac Mini for his Mom, and observing her use. Detail like this should not only be paid attention to by Apple, it should be rewarded. Even though some of it is what you'd expect, there's info in here that Appl

MovableType 3.2 released

25/08/2005 @ 23:56 UTC

Andy Baio : MovableType 3.2 released - looks like Greg updated MT-Upcoming for 3.2, too!

Douglas Bowman : Movable Type 3.2 - Gotta say, after testing and playing with the betas over the last month, 6A did a really nice job with the new MT3.2. Requires a little shift in thinking from the old way of doing things. But a much better organization and a huge new feature set make upgr

Jeremy Zawodny : Announcing Movable Type 3.2 - Announcing Movable Type 3.2: free update, new features, etc.

Paparazzi updated

17/08/2005 @ 00:56 UTC

Douglas Bowman : Paparazzi updated - Nate Weaver takes over the free Max OS X web page screenshot utility and fixes all kinds of bugs. Well worth updating to the new version. (via Daring Fireball)

jimray : Paparazzi! - Take full size screen grabs of web pages

Jeremy Zawodny : Paparazzi! - Paparazzi!: "Paparazzi! is a small utility for Mac OS X that makes screenshots of webpages."

Sifry on Spam and Fake Blogs

9/08/2005 @ 21:57 UTC

François Nonnenmacher : Sifry on Spam and Fake Blogs

Douglas Bowman : Fake blogs - I've been seeing this more and more often, even with comments on a blog, but the commenter's URL points back to a fake blog. Glad to see effort behind squashing this. (via Photomatt)

About:config entries - MozillaZine Knowledge Base

5/08/2005 @ 21:55 UTC

kayodeok : About:config entries - MozillaZine Knowledge Base - about:config is a list of preferences that you can change. This article is meant to be a partial documentation of those preferences

philgyford : About:config entries - MozillaZine Knowledge Base - The full list of Firefox (etc) tweaks.

dbow : About:config entries for Mozilla - Useful for tweaking settings in Firefox, such as page content margins for printing

A standards truce in the browser war?

4/08/2005 @ 19:56 UTC

Douglas Bowman : A standards truce in the browser war? - Story sheds light for those wondering on the new behind-the-scenes workings between Microsoft and The Web Standards Project.

Isofarro : A standards truce in the browser war? - The relationship between Microsoft and WaSP. Good comments from Molly Holzschlag, Brian Goldfarb, Chris Wilson and Jeffrey Zeldman

Mozilla Corp launches

3/08/2005 @ 19:55 UTC

Douglas Bowman : Mozilla Corp launches - Oh, this should make things interesting. Mozilla, all grownsed up. Makes sense from a logistics perspective as market share continues to increase.

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