Posts filed under ‘Personal Development’

You Call that Health Food?

Just because the label says it’s good for you doesn’t mean it is. Here’s how to read beyond the marketing hype.

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November 25, 2007 at 1:19 pm Leave a comment

How to Size Text in CSS

One of the most practical articles you’ll read in a while on CSS was published in A List Apart this week: How to Size Text in CSS. Alhamdulillah I’ve been struggling with trying to figure out which way to size CSS texts.

November 24, 2007 at 11:44 pm Leave a comment

POSH – Plain Old Semantic HTML

A nice new acronym for a basic concept that should be deeply ingrained into every webdeveloper/frontend developer is making the rounds. POSH – Plain Old Semantic HTML.

To start writing semantic markup, you need to:

  • Validate your HTML
  • Stop using tables for layout
  • Use semantic elements and attributes for their intended purpose
  • Use semantic class names and id values
  • Use as little HTML as will get the job done

November 19, 2007 at 7:19 am Leave a comment

CSS Fix to Screen Readers Ignoring “display:none”

456 Berea St summarizes a solution to the problem of screen readers ignoring “display:none”.

November 19, 2007 at 7:08 am Leave a comment

Greatest Copy Shot Ever Written

Nick Padmore breaks down the Greatest Copy Shot Ever Written.

I don’t necessarily agree with the conclusion but the article itself is an awesome reference tool for when you get stuck on writing a copy shot.

November 19, 2007 at 6:51 am Leave a comment

Rebranding of FOWA

Ryan Nichols gives an overview of their rebranding of FOWA (Future of Web Apps). The breathless result was not by accident, but was very process driven. Great work.

September 10, 2007 at 10:27 pm Leave a comment

Preparing your files for Printing on a Commercial Printing Press.

Preparing your files for Printing on a Commercial Printing Press.

August 24, 2007 at 5:12 pm 1 comment

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