Jack of all Trades

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If you’re eating enough fruits and vegetables, you must not give a damn about protein is Jeffrey Zeldman’s response to (amongst others) Standard Angst by Greg Storey. Zeldman’s point is one I can empathise with. It’s very similar to my professional job in approach, as these days, designing for the web encompasses a myriad of…

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Middle-Button woes: The Firefox syndrome

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I’ve been running Firefox now for about a month. It’s good. I’ve had a few issues installing Java support but two plugins make it all worthwhile (web developer and Tabbrowser Extensions). Of course most of the interface is pretty ‘standard’ so isn’t much of a leap, but it’s nicely configurable and so allows me to…

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Firefox design

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Just in case anyone comes across this… If you have variable page lengths in a site design Firefox DOES NOT compensate for the lack of a vertical scrollbar. IE does. THAT is the reason why some pages leap 15 pixels or so to the right. Sorry it’s been bugging me for days that one…

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G-Love

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If you are using it, check out your Google toolbar (IE users only probably). AAwwwwwww…..

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Browser design woes

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I need to spend more time at A List Apart I think as there are a variety of issues I need to address for many browsers. When I started the re-design I did consider other browsers, but after getting nowhere fast for a long time I decided that, as 90-odd% of visitors to my site…

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Design update

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OK, tweaked a little, but still having ‘issues’ with the archive pages. This is by no means finished though, especially for users on Mozilla Firebird (as suggested by my good self last week). Site looks fine in IE 5/6, OK in Mozilla (but not correct) and flat out sucks on Firebird. Netscape? Don’t make me…

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Designing a Blog

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(Only slightly ‘Art’ related… or am I clutching at straws?)Regular reader(s) will know that I purchased a digital camera recently. As such I’ve got a few photo’s I’m proud enough of to put online. This of course gives me an excuse to re-design the site again. (There is a side article here about the propensity…

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Internet Explorer 6.0Hmmm. OK BEFORE you flame me for using IE.. ehhh… hang on and I’ll find a good reason… hmmm better than Mozilla ? *ducks* Anyhoo, if you have the aforementioned browser, have you spotted this little feature? With a browser window open so you can view the status bar (the bit bottom left…

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IE only

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SomeTHiNG… refresh please and re-add this site as a favourite – finally got that little icon thing to work…pointless I know, but hey isn’t everything pointless, cool. Also converted my stylesheets to pixels. If you see anything weird, please let me know.

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