iOS Developer, sometimes web developer and Technical Editor.
Give Floats the Flick in CSS Layouts
If you’re new to CSS layouts, you’d be forgiven for thinking that using CSS floats in imaginative ways is the height of skill. Let Andrew Tetlaw walk you down the righteous CSS path that is float-free. Bring a kitten.
Crimes Against WordPress: How to Be a Real Jerk if You Make WordPress Themes and Plugins
Do you build WordPress themes and plugins? If so, it’s possible you’re being a jerk. In this post, Andrew highlights several common WordPress coding practices that make users’, site owners’, and downstream developers’ lives much more difficult. Read on to avoid committing these faux pas in your own code.
Really? IE9 100% Compatible with HTML5?
Is IE9 really 100% compatible with HTML5? You could be forgiven for thinking that Microsoft were stating as much from their recently published test results. You should take a closer look, however.
Resumes for the Web Industry: Some Advice from the Trenches
Since I’ve been at SitePoint, I’ve helped to fill three full-time positions — so I’ve looked at a lot of resumes. I’ve been given the task again recently, so I thought it was timely to pen one of those “how to write a resume” posts, but make it specific to the web industry. Everything in this post comes from personal experience.
How do you Choose the Right Logo for your Business?
In this guest blog post Brian Tom compares the benefits and pitfalls of working with a single designer or using design contest services like 99designs when having your logo designed. He also explains the single most important piece of advice he can provide: talk.
Left-Leaning Layout Conventions Rule!
A recent report by Jakob Nielsen revealed some interesting results about the amount of attention users give to the left and right halves of a webpage’s layout.
Mozilla to Tackle Browser CSS History Privacy Leak
All browsers can be made to show the websites that you’ve visited; that is, all the websites in your browser’s history list. Mozilla has announced that they’re adopting a strategy to tackle the issue, which will have repercussions for web designers.
How to Use Stanza to Download your EPUB Format Ebooks to Your iPhone
As Shayne mentioned in his post, a lot of people are asking for help loading their new EPUB format ebooks onto their iPhones and iPod Touches. It’s easier than you think. Here’s a video that shows you how.
epub and mobi Readers: How do I read these EPUB or MOBI format ebooks?
To celebrate the addition of EPUB and MOBI format versions of most of our books, SitePoint has launched a massive 5 for 1 sale. We then figured you might be seeking some advice on how to take advantage of these new formats.
CSS3 Generators Write All that Pesky Code for You
Playing around with CSS3 is fun, but remembering all those experimental properties with their vendor prefixes, and which browser supports which property is a real bummer. But never fear, CSS3 code generators have it covered. Recently, I’ve found three useful ones.