November 29, 2002
Tantek Çelik has once again dumped his big bucket of common sense all over the web authoring community. As a follow up to last months’ piece on using semantically richer heading and paragraph markup, he has put together a series of simple little changes to make your permalinks (or whatever clever device you’ve used to … Read the rest of this item
November 28, 2002
The available domain name of the week is fooquency.com.
I must have been busy doing something terribly important, because I completely missed that fact that Mozilla 1.2 was unleashed a couple of days ago. I need to start paying closer attention to these kinds of things, otherwise I’m going to have to set aside even more time to chew through platefuls of nummy release … Read the rest of this item
November 27, 2002
The versatile Eckhart Köppen has updated Raissa, his RSS headline reader for the Newton. This version finally adds one of the missing features which now makes Raissa a truly usable software tool and not just some proof of concept curiosity for an unsupported hardware platform. Headlines can now link to Newt’sCape, the Newton web browser, … Read the rest of this item
Translucent office window. 4th Street Southwest, Calgary.
November 26, 2002
I love products that do the one thing they were designed to do, do it very well, and make me wish that I had thought of them in the first place. The slick as a whistle Marathon DeskMount happens to be one of those products. I can’t wait to have it show up at my … Read the rest of this item
Being a Mac user means being able to laugh not only your own obsessive compulsive behavior, but the never ending foibles of the gang down in Cupertino. Enter AppleCrap, a site dedicated to celebrating the worst from Apple Computer and the Mac OS. What they lack in literary finesse, intelligent debate and wit, they more … Read the rest of this item
November 25, 2002
Diffused fresnel lighting on film set. 6th Street Southwest, Calgary.
Take a break and scroll through the nearly four dozen bug fixes documented in the BBEdit 7.0.1 Release Notes. One of them is bound to strike your fancy. There’s something in there for the entire family.
Ever on the prowl for gracefully degrading web design efficiencies, I came up with a slick way to avoid having to worry about updating page-centric image preloading code every time we changed one component on a page. Normally I would preload every single rollover image on the page using an onload attribute in the <body> … Read the rest of this item