ReMIX: Presentations in PDF & Source for VS2008 Demo

Yep, the internet is on!  I think most of the comments I got yesterday all revolved around the fact that I posted all my presentations in PPTX format.  I work for Microsoft, and well, I use PowerPoint to create my presentations.  I figured most people, even if they didn’t have PowerPoint on their machines would…

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ReMIX: Search Engine Optimization For Rich Internet Applications

I think that this was my favorite session I did while doing all my ReMIX presentations.  It was the one I found most interesting, and most relevant to the work that I do, and see many web developers and designers doing every day. I’m not sure if there is video for this session, but if…

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Web Blunders: The Top 5 Biggest Mistakes On The Web

At TechEd this year, I presented a session where I presented my top five pet peeves on the web, the biggest and easiest problems to avoid on the web.  With how easy it is to share content on the web, I felt that these top five things were the best and easiest to get rid…

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One Way to Level the Layout Playing Field

One of my pet peeves about CSS and HTML standards is sometimes, they aren’t overly explicit, and browser vendors pick arbitrary values for things like line height, or margin or padding and the like.  Eric Meyer has talked about a reset.css stylesheet that would effectively eliminate those differences and override the browsers value with the…

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IE Chat Transcript Online

I want to thank everyone who came attended today’s chat, we had a great turn out this morning!  It’s a lot of fun to talk to other web developers and web designers.  We move forward by talking to you, and hearing what you want, and this is a great opportunity for us, and it’s a cool way to…

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Designer Expert Chat Transcript (1/18/07)

We had a great chat today, thanks to everyone who came out, and to Chris, Markus, Alex and Dave who were our experts.  We had some great questions, and some really good tough questions.  Here’s the transcript from todays chat: Question:Topics? Answer: Topics can be anything to do with web design. Things like CSS, HTML,…

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Web Designer Expert Chat Tomorrow (1/18/07)

Just a quick note to about the expert chat tomorrow.  It’ll be a great opportunity to talk to the IE team about CSS, HTML and other design specific stuff.  If you’ve got questions, this is the place to ask them. Register here We do plan on making it available for download after the session.  We…

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CSS Celebrates 10 years and Problems With BHOs & Tool Bars?

We just moved into our new building here on campus (we moved from 42 (good) to 17 (not so good)).  I’ve spent most of the day unpacking so far, and haven’t gotten much else done yet.  Though I’m back to a window office.  I’m right at the edge here on getting a window office.  I’ve…

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Useful Web Design Links: Submitting to search engines, and picking colors/colours

I just finished teaching “From Prints To Online: Creating Your Own Website” class at PCNW and we found a couple of useful links that I though I would share. Getting listed on the major search engines:Google: http://www.google.com/addurl/?continue=/addurlSearch.MSN.Com: http://search.msn.com/docs/submit.aspxYahoo: http://search.yahoo.com/free/mobile/request  We were also searching for custom colours to use on your website, and when we searched…

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