Why IE9 is a Web Designer’s Nightmare

Why IE9 is a Web Designer’s Nightmare

Web professionals have been getting pretty excited lately, and it’s no surprise why. The latest spawn of Microsoft’s browser, Internet Explorer 9, has just been released. Read Article »

Getting Started: Learning to Code for the Web, Logically

Coding is a logical process. You want the site or program to do a particular thing. You enter in the commands needed to achieve that end.

Learning to develop websites could be approached just as logically. Read Article »

10 Things You Can Do To Become A Better Web Designer

10 Things You Can Do To Become A Better Web Designer

Like a lot of web designers I didn’t go to school to learn design or development. My degrees are in completely unrelated fields. As a web designer and developer I’m close to 100% self-taught. That self-teaching isn’t random though.

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Browser Support for CSS3: What’s the Current Status?

Browser Support for CSS3: What’s the Current Status?

Creating a website with HTML5 and CSS3 without having to worry about using techniques like progressive enrichment and polyfills is the ultimate dream for modern-day front-end developers.

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Situational Design for the Web

Situational Design for the Web

During the browser wars, interesting problems presented themselves to the web design community. Many web professionals resorted to drastic measures and built separate websites for IE and Netscape — and later we had wireless markup language (WML) for mobile phones. Read Article »

Understanding CSS Selectors

Understanding CSS Selectors

Now that I’m freelance, I can laugh at these. But, once upon a time, I worked for a large organization that regularly outsourced large-scale web development to agencies that “specialized” in enterprise solutions. Read Article »