Robust Standards-based web authoring tool for only $49.95

[UPDATE – THIS OFFER IS NO LONGER AVAILABLE.] For a limited time, if you live in the United States, you can get version 2 of Expression Web for only $49.95 if you own any one of the following: A licensed copy of an earlier version of Expression Web Adobe Creative Suite (any version) Adobe/Macromedia Flash…

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Google’s Chrome: Dang, Yet Another Browser to Test my Websites In…or should I even bother?

There’s a new kid on the block in the web browser neighborhood: CHROME by Google. Yet another web browser that front end web developers need to consider testing their websites in. Or do we? Depends… All of the web developers that I’ve met with consider Internet Explorer the most important web browser to check their…

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Who’s editing your CSS?

The vast majority of front end web developers that I’ve met prefer to write their own markup in the code editor rather than let the program generate the markup for them. In fact, it’s a point of pride to hand code because WYSIWYG programs have gotten a reputation for bloated code, mangled tags, and undesirable…

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Webmonkey.com reborn with version 2.0 BETA

When I first started building websites, I visited webmonkey.com often for its tutorials and to look up stuff but the website appeared to die out several years ago.  Apparently the folks at Wired have resurrected the website this past week as Webmonkey 2.0 BETA: http://www.webmonkey.com/

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Add W3C search to the Internet Explorer or Firefox search box

As you’ve surely discovered by now, in the top right corner of Internet Explorer 7 and Firefox is a text box you can use to search the web:   If you type something in that box and press ENTER, the browser sends the text you entered to your default search engine, such as Google or…

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Live Search of the W3C

Live Search of the W3C website For instructions on how to add this search to your browser search text box, see: http://blogs.msdn.com/anna/archive/2008/05/11/add-browser-shortcuts-for-searching-the-w3c.aspx

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Google search of the W3C website

Google search of the W3C website For instructions on adding this search to your browser search text box, see: http://blogs.msdn.com/anna/archive/2008/05/11/add-browser-shortcuts-for-searching-the-w3c.aspx

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Ian Curtis dancing out of control

Microsoft will be releasing a special Joy Division edition version of the Zune music player to coincide with the release of the Joy Division documentary. Joy Division – She’s lost control again Joy Division – She’s lost control again Joy Division – Love will tear us apart: Joy Division – Atmosphere: Joy Division – Atmosphere…

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ART = DECOR

Question: What’s fine art photography? Spike Mafford‘s reply: “…art that’s used as decor rather than a commercial application, like on a coffee mug or a packaging somehow.” Art is decor … yikes, if you feel like starting a riot sometime, say that to some artists at an art opening. 🙂 I don’t have the time…

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Am I hot or not?

You’ve visited the http://www.hotornot.com/ website. You’ve voted. You’ve compared your vote to the average of all other voters. (You’ve wondered if the rumors are true that the founders of hotornot sold it for 20 million.) Maybe you’ve also visited http://www.hotcaptcha.com/, but that felt a little cruel and so you went to http://www.hotornotchurchsites.com/ to feel good again. Then you moved on…

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