“Sadistic” Web Developers Taunt Internet Explorer 6 Users

There’s a good article on CNN.com today titled “Web citizens trying to kill Internet Explorer 6”, about web developers going on the offense to get users of IE 6 to upgrade their browser. I was hoping to see Expression Web MVP Morten Rand-Hendricksen’s own website Stop Living In The Past mentioned in the article, but…

Give up CSS layouts and use tables

The clock is ticking …. http://giveupandusetables.com/ ( Thanks to Janko Jovanovic for making me aware of this site )


New forum at Smashing Magazine

Smashing Magazine has launched a new forum: http://forum.smashingmagazine.com/ And they’re giving away web-related books to randomly selected registered forum members this Friday, Feb 13, 2009: http://www.smashingmagazine.com/2009/02/09/smashing-forum-launch-and-books-giveaway/ If you get in early, you can get the username you want as I did…I got the username Anna 🙂


Test your websites in different versions of Internet Explorer

[Update March 18, 2009 –  see my new post about a new feature called SuperPreview for testing your website in multiple versions of IE: http://blogs.msdn.com/anna/archive/2009/03/18/test-your-sites-in-different-versions-of-internet-explorer-part-2-introducing-superpreview-beta.aspx . Now back to the original post ….] Many web developers that I know rely on multiple physical machines or virtual environments to test their websites in different versions of Internet Explorer. Seems…


Do websites need to look exactly the same in every browser?

…depends on who you talk to. If you talk to a visual designer, such as the person who develops web comps in Photoshop but doesn’t know their way around web page markup, the answer is probably YES. If you talk to the client that is hiring the web developer to build the website, the answer…


Easy discount for An Event Apart Web Design Conference

If you plan to attend An Event Apart this year and you are on Facebook, you should join the Designing with Web Standards Facebook group where Jeffrey Zeldman is currently offering members $100 off the An Event Apart registration fee, just for being a member of his Facebook group.


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…


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…