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April 2006

Growing a Business Website: Fix the Basics First (Jakob Nielsen's Alertbox)

Clear content, simple navigation, and answers to customer questions have the biggest impact on business value. Advanced technology matters much less.

February 2006

Ten CSS tricks you may not know

by 30 others
CSS font shorthand rule, Two classes together, CSS border default value, CSS document for printing, Image replacement technique, CSS box model hack alternative, Centre aligning a block element, Vertically aligning with CSS, CSS positioning within a container, and Background colour running to the screen bottom

Don't be so negative! - KuraFire Network

Yesterday, A List Apart published a new article, In Search of the Holy Grail. It's a new way of creating a fixed-liquid-fixed, three-column layout using very clean, almost entirely cruft-free XHTML markup and rather clean CSS to boot. However, Robert Nyman, who pointed the article out to me, commented on the use of negative margins in the CSS. This got me thinking.

January 2006

A List Apart: Articles: In Search of the Holy Grail

by 18 others (via)
Three columns. One fixed-width sidebar for your navigation, another for, say, your Google Ads or your Flickr photos—and, as in a fancy truffle, a liquid center for the real substance. Its wide applicability in this golden age of blogging, along with its considerable difficulty, is what has earned the layout the title of Holy Grail.

CSS Cheat Sheet - CSS -

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The CSS cheat sheet is designed to act as a reminder and reference sheet, listing all selectors (as of CSS 2.1) and properties. It includes a visual example of the box model, unit reference for CSS units and the various media types CSS allows.

Feed Icons - Help establish the new standard

by 32 others
By adopting this icon as the identity of syndicated content, you're helping to eliminate confusion brought on by acronyms, break down the international barriers and bring feeds to the forefront.

Godbit Project

Our reason for existing is to glorify the One whose name is above all names. We want to serve the Lord Jesus Christ with our talents, and teach others to realize the potential they have. The name Godbit helps to put this in proper perspective. On the one hand, you have God who is infinite in all ways, and on the other you have the infinitesimal, immeasurably small bit of data. We seek to refine the quality in even the minuscule nuances of code, to the glory of God.

Godbit Project | Metadata on the Web

Over the past few days I have been wondering what are the different types of metadata one can add to their website. I’ve seen a number of different types, some of which are familiar to me and others which aren’t. But just what exactly is metadata?

HTML Dog Guides - HTML Dog

There are six guides covering the length and breadth of HTML and CSS. The Beginner's Guides are step-by-step tutorials, whereas the Intermediate and Advanced Guides contain stand-alone tips, tricks and best-practice techniques.

75 Helpful Web Design Resources - Cameron Olthuis

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Here’s a bunch of my favorite web design resources that I use everyday. The following resources have been a huge help to me and I highly recommend them.

Vitaly Friedman | Blog: 25 Sites You Shouldn't Have Missed in 2005

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The year 2005 was rich on fresh, inspiring and useful Web-Development-Resources. Here is the list of the 25 sites you probably shouldn’t have missed in 2005.

wg:Bookmark: my Top 20 of 2005

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We can't escape it: the end of the year is the time for lists, charts and so on... To honour the tradition, a few days ago over at I posted my top 20 bookmarks of 2005.

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