Alex manages design and front end development for SitePoint.com and writes for Design Festival's monthly design newsletter.
CSS3: To Infinity And Beyond!
Browser support for CSS3 is continually improving. In this article, Alex walks us through a few of the coolest CSS3 properties supported in the latest development release of Firefox (3.6 alpha).
Squishing the Last Drops from Your PNGs
One of the areas I’ve always felt Fireworks had Photoshop covered was in its PNG export facility. As well as being more flexible and advanced, it almost always produces smaller files. But can you do even better? Perhaps now you can.
Do You Need Cake if the Icing is Amazing?
It’s great to be able to break outside the standard user experience to make people sit up and take notice. But what do you do after you get their attention? Sometimes nothing.
Geeks Just Wanna Have Fun = #songsincode
Here’s a little bit of coffee break fun for geeks and code monkeys: the #songsincode meme on Twitter.
Hillary, IE6 and the State of the State Department
At a recent State Department Town Hall Meeting, one of Hillary Clinton’s staffers wanted to know why IE6 was mandated for State Department use. Have reports of IE6′s impending demise been exaggerated?
Google, HTML5 and Standards
Arguably the web’s most famous page — the classic Google Search page — identifies itself as HTML5 but presents with 41 validation errors, all in the name of speed and efficiency. Could HTML5 be the beginning of a drift back away from standards and the importance of validation?
Falcon Grabs Screens with Talon
Aviary has expanded their offering of nifty AIR-powered, bird-themed graphics tools with the recent release of Falcon — a simple visual markup tool.
Cameron Adams on Designing Google Wave
When Google Wave was announced in May, it showed the potential to reinvent the way we communicate online. SitePoint caught up with Cameron Adams, who designed the user interface for Wave, to talk about the process he followed and the challenges he faced.
Outlook 2010 to Set New Standard in Irritation
A few years ago Microsoft chose to cripple the rendering-capabilities of their flagship mail product by replacing its HTML rendering engine with Word. They want to do it some more in Outlook 2010. Time to say enough is enough.
Mobile Apps: Breaking Out of the Pocket
The MotoCzysz E1pc Electric Super Bike uses an iPhone as it’s standard dashboard instrumentation. Could we be seeing the beginning of the iPhone (and other advanced mobile devices) becoming part of the default interface/input device for other devices?