Four Design techniques to quickly add a callout to your web pages

...

There are times when you may want to call attention to something on your website. It could be a special event, an new product or service, an upcoming redesign, or any other number of things. If we haven’t previously answered this question from a design perspective (such as including a special “breaking news” element in…

Exposing Microsoft MSIE8 Lies

...

Via Mike Dopp, Microsoft recently posted a page about why MSIE8 is the cat’s meow, why it’s better than its competition, and basically why you’re stupid if you surf with anything else. But are all their claims true? In a word: no. WebMoney (article no longer exists) and Geek Technica take Microsoft to task and rip…

CSS Media Selectors: Screen versus Print

...

As we move ever onward with our online web presence there are certain conventions that we’ve already agreed upon and have implemented (opening external links via target="_blank", using icon sprites indicative of what type of link the hyperlink refers to (email, pdf, external link, tag, etc.)). As we march ever onward there are new technologies,…

An Ounce of Prevention as applied to a web developer’s life

...

It’s my opinion that anyone who thinks there is a remote possibility that they will have a web presence “some day” they should involve a web developer early on to make sure they’ll be able to do what they want when that time comes – without forking out a lot of dough or having negative…