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13 October 2005

Anti-Mac

by bcpbcp & 1 other
By exploring alternative interfaces that transcend the principlesbehind conventional graphical interfaces, a human-computer interfaceemerges that is based on language, a richer representationof objects, expert users, and shared control.

12 October 2005

How to Develop Web Applications with Ajax, Pt. 1 - WebReference.com -

by bcpbcp
In the past, web applications were limited because a web page had to be reloaded

XML.com: Very Dynamic Web Interfaces

by bcpbcp & 25 others
In this article, I'll be exploring how this problem can be tackled with the use of JavaScript and the XMLHttpRequest object.

Suckerfish Dropdowns - HTML Dog

by bcpbcp & 15 others
The original Suckerfish Dropdowns article published in A List Apart proved to be a popular way of implementing lightweight, accessible CSS-based dropdown menus that accommodated Internet Explorer by mimicking the :hover pseudo-class.

11 October 2005

Types of Play

by bcpbcp (via)
I believe we are trying to categorize the wrong thing. I suggest that the critical element in our taxonomy is the way users interact with entertainment products, not whether or not the product has sub-systems that 'anticipate' the user's moves. In addition, we are attempting to overlay new meaning on words that have common usage, which will invariably result in confusion both among ourselves and among our users.

R.I.P. WYSIWYG - Results-Oriented UI Coming (Jakob Nielsen's Alertbox)

by bcpbcp & 6 others (via)
Macintosh-style interaction design has reached its limits. A new paradigm, called results-oriented UI, might well be the way to empower users in the future.

10 October 2005

CSS: Specificity Wars | And all that Malarkey

by bcpbcp & 6 others
My problem was a simple one, how to feed a transparent PNG image to browsers which support transparency and a GIF image to older browsers which don't, without resorting to hacks.

09 October 2005

Social Bookmarking Tools (I): A General Review

by bcpbcp & 46 others
With the introduction of new social software applications such as blogs, wikis, newsfeeds, social networks, and bookmarking tools (the subject of this paper), the claim that Shelley Powers makes in a Burningbird blog entry [1] seems apposite: "This is the user's web now, which means it's my web and I can make the rules." Reinvention is revolution – it brings us always back to beginnings.

Google ETA? 300 years to index the world's info | CNET News.com

by bcpbcp (via)
It could take 300 years to index all the world's information and make it searchable, Google Chief Executive Eric Schmidt predicted on Saturday at the Association of National Advertisers annual conference in Phoenix.

Internet News Article | Reuters.co.uk | Blog subscribers seek out small universe of sites

by bcpbcp (via)
Just 60 sites are "hot," defined as attracting more than 5,000 subscriber links, Lanzone said.Sites that attract 1,000 or more subscriber links number only 437, according to AskJeeves' Bloglines, the most popular system among Web users for actively monitoring other sites.

Deep Thoughts at Web 2.0

by bcpbcp & 1 other
Our definition of a feed that mattered, out of the millions of blogs and other sites with feeds out there, was one with at least one subscriber on Bloglines.

Introduction to CSS shorthand properties

by bcpbcp & 2 others
One of the many great possibilities in CSS is the use of shorthand properties. It lets you specify several properties by using only one.